How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Dr. Hasan Your Own Question

Dr. Hasan
Dr. Hasan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 7352
Experience:  MBBS, FCPS, with experience in all fields of medicine and surgery
28983357
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Hasan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Hello, I have a vitamin D deficiency and my white blood cells

Resolved Question:

Hello, I have a vitamin D deficiency and my white blood cells have increased what does this mean and what should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 1 year ago.

DR HASAN :

HI, Thanks for your question. My name isXXXXX and I am here to help you today with your question. I will be happy to assist you with your follow up questions also. I need few details.

DR HASAN :

How high is your white blood cell (WBC) count?

Customer:

11

DR HASAN :

and what is normal reference range on your report?

Customer:

i don't have it infront of me but I think the doctor said 6-10

Customer:

its UK result

DR HASAN :

Do you have any symptoms like fever, urinary symptoms, cough or any other symptom?

Customer:

about 4-5 weeks ago I had a weird sore throat and alot of sputum and crusts coming out of nose. This lasted for a while and still some stuff coming out of my throat. I seem to feel burning feel

DR HASAN :

ok

DR HASAN :

How low is your vitamin D?

Customer:

burning feeling in my throat ; I have so much acid anyway as I have stomach ulcers, chrohns disease

Customer:

20

DR HASAN :

and range?

Customer:

its suppose to be 25+

Customer:

something like that

Customer:

i take nexium and asacol

DR HASAN :

Thanks a lot for your input.

DR HASAN :

First of all i would like to reassure you that nothing is serious.

DR HASAN :

WBC of 11 is not very high. It is just above normal.

DR HASAN :

This much increase can be due to even lab errors.

DR HASAN :

You just need to monitor yourself for this and needs to get a repeat test in a month time.

DR HASAN :

As far as vitamin D is concerned, yes it's low and you can ask your doctor to prescribe vitamin D for you.

DR HASAN :

It's in the form of injections which can be taken by mouth.

DR HASAN :

They are to be taken weekly for six weeks initially and hopefully you will get normal results soon.

Customer:

how much much shall i take?

DR HASAN :

As far as your throat problem is concerned, you can ask your doctor to add tab domperidone one tablet thrice daily, 30 min before every meal.

DR HASAN :

Its a pro kinetic drug and reduces the time for which food stays in stomach and can help in cases where nexium alone is not working.

DR HASAN :

Overall i must say that you don't need to stress yourself.

DR HASAN :

Any question?

Customer:

thank you; I will call him on monday and speak to him about prescribing; or do you think I should and get a script tommorrow?

DR HASAN :

No not all, you can even wait for more days.

DR HASAN :

call him whenever you can do it easily.

Customer:

he wants me to do sputum test incase of infection

DR HASAN :

Yes he is right but i really think that sputum test when infected should give symptoms like fever.

DR HASAN :

But definitely you should get sputum test done.

DR HASAN :

Anything else you want to ask?

Customer:

thats fine thank you

DR HASAN :

You are most welcome. I wish you good luck that you get well soon, please ask if you have any question because our discussion always remains open so you can always ask more till you are satisfied, You can click the smiley to rate the answer. You can come back here to ask anything even after you have rated the answer. I will be glad to assist you always. Regards

Customer:

thats great.

Dr. Hasan, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 7352
Experience: MBBS, FCPS, with experience in all fields of medicine and surgery
Dr. Hasan and 3 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O. USA
< Last | Next >
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O. USA
  • I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much Corrie Moll Pretoria, South Africa
  • I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well! Claudia Albuquerque, NM
  • Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion. Kevin Beaverton, OR
  • Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
    I feel better already! Thank you.
    Elanor Tracy, CA
  • Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem. Julie Lockesburg, AR
  • You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions. John and Stefanie Tucson, AZ
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Dr. Thomas, MD

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    46349
    Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, also Integrative, CAM, etc
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/DrThomasMd/2012-7-25_134438_Imagess1.64x64.jpg Dr. Thomas, MD's Avatar

    Dr. Thomas, MD

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    46349
    Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, also Integrative, CAM, etc
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MY/mysticdoc/2012-6-8_15615_mysticdoc3.64x64.jpg Dr. D.J.'s Avatar

    Dr. D.J.

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    14679
    MD
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/agketch/2008-7-14_184046_drketchresized.jpg Dr. Ketch's Avatar

    Dr. Ketch

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    76
    Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FA/FamilyPhysician/2013-8-31_191624_JA550x500Photo.64x64.jpg Family Physician's Avatar

    Family Physician

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    2562
    Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/drappapo/2013-8-16_22576_drdavid.64x64.jpg Dr. David's Avatar

    Dr. David

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    224
    Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DrDLove/2009-08-12_141522_DrDLove.jpg Dr. D. Love's Avatar

    Dr. D. Love

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    11961
    Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CO/commissure/2011-4-15_192514_REISD20080926JR1090.64x64.jpg Dr. David's Avatar

    Dr. David

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    10667
    Experienced Physician trained in New York City. I'm ready to help.