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What could be the cause of high hemoglobin levels?

Blood test showed that my daughter's hemoglobin levels are high? What causes high hemoglobin levels in children? We have an appointment soon to discuss the results of her test...

Is sepsis a common infection you can get from the hospital?

My mom had abdominal surgery, and once she was home, she was experiencing a fever and difficulty breathing. We took her back to the hospital immediately and it turned out that...

What are the signs of iron deficiency in children?

I have very little iron and I'm worried that my daughter might have little as well. What are some of the symptoms that children experience with an iron deficiency?

Is stem cell transplant a safe option for leukemia?

My friend's son was diagnosed with leukemia a few months ago, and he's currently undergoing radiation therapy. However, now his parents are looking into stem cell transplant therapy...

What does a low white blood cell count mean?

My son had a blood test done because he was feeling fatigued and tired, and his blood test came back with a low number of white blood cells. This does make sense because he gets...

How can nuclear medicine treat cancer?

My mom has non-hodgkins lymphoma and her and her doctor want to treat it with nuclear medicine. How can it really help?

Is a platelet transfusion risky?

Are there any risks involved in a platelet transfusion?

Is coughing blood a sign of cancer?

Last night I had a severe cough and I saw traces of blood in my phlegm. Could it be a sign of something serious?

What is the treatment for deep vein thrombosis?

My mother has been diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, and according to her, it isn't a serious condition at all. But she won't tell me the treatment. What is the usual course...

During chemotherapy, is a RBC drop normal?

I am undergoing chemotherapy for my liver cancer, and now I am experiencing a drop in my RBC count. Is this normal?

Is coughing blood a serious sign in a cancer patient?

My mother is a cancer patient, and last night, she coughed blood. This is the first that I've seen it, so I'm unaware of how frequently this has happened. She has Last night...

Can natural foods help in improving my platelet count?

My platelet count is dropping. Are there natural (unprocessed) foods that can help me improve my platelet count?

High platelet count

I had a high platelet count the last time at the doctors. I heard about thrive vitamins to help with energy. I wanted to take them since I have low muscle tone. Will it effect...

Can my body reject a platelet transfusion?

I need a platelet transfusion. Are there chances that my body would reject this? What reactions could occur?

How do you know when you need a blood transfusion?

My mother is anemic, pale and weak. The doctor said her hemoglobin and other blood work isn't low enough for a blood transfusion. Is there a certain value of when they give one...

How are white blood cells reduced?

My son's blood test report indicates an elevated level of WBCs. Is there a way to reduce this number?

What is the treatment for sepsis?

My nephew is 3 years old and has been admitted in the hospital they actually found sepsis in his blood. I always thought this infection to be a hospital acquired infection, but...

Why are my platelets dropping after chemotherapy?

I am suffering from blood cancer. I am undergoing chemotherapy and my platelet count is dropping. Is this the result of my cancer or the chemo?

Bad bloods in pregnancy

Hi, I have been diagnosed with pregnancy anemia and my platelets count has been fluctuating between 70000-99000 over the past 3 weeks. Currently at 85000 with a platelet distribution...

High lymphocytes

What can I do to combat a count of 4. 13 10x9? How serious should one consider the above reading?

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