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Can a viral infection increase the ESR level?

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CBC (complete blood count) ... My recent blood report shows high ESR level (48 mm/hr) … View thread

Too much stress causes my BP to go low. Is that something to worry about?

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But you should better get your CBC (complete blood count) checked as you may be anemic ...  I have a 90/60 blood pressure ... I want to know if my blood pressure is something to be worried about … View thread

I am having fever, body pain and headache. What to do?

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If you are having fever for three to four days and not having any improvement, then do one blood test CBC with MP (complete blood count with metabolic panel) and one urine routine test … View thread

I have a headache, nose and ear block. Are my sinuses infected?

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CBC (complete blood count) ... I blew my nose to find blood in it, and my ear feels all blocked ...  If needed and if CBC shows high count with neutrophilia, then an antibiotic course will be given … View thread

Why am I getting out of breath so quick?

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Now for dyspnea, check your CBC (complete blood count) report to rule out anemia in which low hemoglobin can lead to dyspnea … View thread

Kindly suggest some medicine for cold, cough and itchy throat.

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CBC with AEC (complete blood count with absolute eosinophil count) … View thread

Why am I getting blood while blowing nose?

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Rhinoscopy nose examination, PNS x-ray (paranasal sinus), CBC (complete blood count) with platelet count, ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate), PT (prothrombin time) and APTT (activated partial thromboplastin time) if needed ... Hi doctor, For the past five days, I have been having quite a bit of blood come up in my mucus when I blow my nose ... According to the history provided and image provided, it is blood stained discharge with mucus … View thread

What can be done for fever with sore throat and reddish brown urine?

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In both cases, you must get a urine routine and microscopic examination plus a complete blood count test done initially ... It could be a viral fever followed by acute glomerulonephritis if there is blood in urine, judging from the reddish brown urine you mentioned … View thread

I have nausea, black stools, belly pain and gas. What could it be?

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... are suggestive of upper gastrointestinal intestinal bleed. Please stop Meloxicam 15 mg tablet immediately. I suggest you take proton pump inhibitor ... … View thread

I have fever and headache after mosquito bite. Please advise.

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You can get a complete blood count, IgM test for dengue, IgG for malaria, microscopy, blood smear test done ... So take Paracetamol 500 mg two tablets for six hours until the blood tests are done … View thread

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