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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...

What are the chances that my child will have sickle cell anemia?

Both my husband and I have the sickle cell anemia gene, and now I'm pregnant. This pregnancy was completely unplanned and now I'm starting to worry that my child will have the...

How is leukemia diagnosed?

It took a while for my friend's daughter to be diagnosed with leukemia, and it felt like it was too long. How is leukemia usually diagnosed in patients? Especially the young...

Is a platelet transfusion risky?

Are there any risks involved in a platelet transfusion?

My son has a very high white blood cell count. What's next?

A recent blood test showed that my 12 year old son has a very high white blood cell count. What could this mean and what will happen next in order to determine what is happening...

I am unable to eat well these days. Could it be related to my liver condition?

I am unable to eat well these days. I just don't have much of an appetite. I have hepatitis. Could this lack of appetite have anything to do with my liver condition?

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...

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 tests will be done to confirm anemia?

I have anemia, and my son is getting blood work done to check if he is suffering from it as well. He's been experiencing symptoms of fatigue so I want to make sure. What tests...

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