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Blood Disorder

Blood disorders include disorders of red blood cells (RBC), white blood cells (WBC), platelets, and plasma. RBC disorders are various types of anemia like thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, pernicious anemia, hemolytic anemia, aplastic anemia, polycythemia vera, and malaria. In anemia, there is a reduction in hemoglobin count. In polycythemia vera, there is excessive production of RBCs. Malaria infects red blood cells. WBC disorders are leukemia or blood cancer, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndrome. Platelet disorders include thrombocytopenic purpura (blood clots and low platelet count) and thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). Bleeding and clotting disorders comprise plasma disorders.

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Is blood disorder the reason for not having periods and exterme fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I am always fatigued. I have not got my periods for around eight months now. I went to my gynecologist and done a lot of blood tests. She also gave me Provera to trigger my period but still, I did not get it. Several blood test results were abnormal. I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are not having four different blood disorders as shown in your reports but they come under thrombocheck panel where there is a defect in coagulation of blood. It is an autoimmune disord...  Read Full »

What is the normal life expectancy in alpha thalssemia Hb-CS mutation?

Query: Hello doctor, The attached PDF are the results from CBC tests and Hb electrophoresis of a girl baby. The first CBC was done in one month, and the following CBC and Hb electrophoresis tests were done in two years of age. The tests seem to indicate that the girl is (at least) a carrier of the alpha th...  Read Full »

Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hemoglobin constant spring is non-deletional alpha thalassemia. This abnormal hemoglobin results from point mutation at the stop codon of the α2-globin gene (TAA > CAA) which leads to the addition of 31 amino acids to a normal α-globin sequence. The heterozygous ...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with thalassaemia minor along with diabetes, and I have been told to avoid blood donation. What else should I refrain from doing?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been told that I have a thalassemia minor and I know that I cannot donate blood. I am also a diabetic. Is there anything else I should not do? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern.You are having thalassemia and diabetes, hence you cannot donate blood. As in endocrine disorders like diabetes, the donor is permanently deferred. You have to take care of the maintenance of blood sugar and Hb (hemoglobi...  Read Full »

I am suffering from severe hemophilia A and taking frequent factor VIII injections. Is there any other permanent cure for hemophilia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a hemophiliac and suffering from severe hemophilia A. I am using factor VIII injection frequently. Is there any other permanent cure available for hemophilia? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the I understood your concern. The only treatment for your case is prophylactic factor 8 injections twice or thrice a week because factor VIII activity of less than two percent leads to spontaneous bleeding risk. Try to avoid injury to the body. Also, a regular foll...  Read Full »

I am suffering from spleen enlargement, on-and-off fever, and blood deficiency. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have spleen enlargement, on-and-off fever, and blood deficiency. I felt weak and irritated and started eating unusual things like dust on the windows. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I reviewed your query. Features suggest micronutrient deficiency. You need to get some laboratory investigation done. Get CBC (complete blood count), LDH (Lactate dehydrogenase ), ferritin, ALT (alanine transaminase), and creatinine levels done. Build up your vitamin B...  Read Full »

Is JAK2 mutation a life-threatening condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I understand that JAK2 myeloproliferative or myelodysplastic overlap disorder is life-threatening if it turns into an acute transformation. However, in your opinion, is the condition generally considered life-threatening when there has not yet been a severe transformation? That is when i...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. JAK2 mutations are severe conditions if they undergo an acute transformation. It means the cells in our body, especially the precursors of our blood cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets), start proliferating suddenly ...  Read Full »

I am concerned about my 18-month-old daughter's blood test results who suffers from beta thalassemia trait. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 18-month-old child underwent some routine blood tests. Her results are as follows: Test result bio ref range: Vitamin B12 1214 pg/mL (220 – 920 pg/mL) Aspartate aminotransferase ST (SGOT-serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase) 54 U/L (0 – 40 U/L) Calcium 10.6 mg/dl (8.5 �...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. We need to see the context or symptoms for which the tests are done. Does she suffer from any illness? and why were these tests done? Please send details of the patient's condition. Thank you.  Read Full »

Is there any serious issue with my blood test report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a male, who weighs 108 lbs and I am 5.6 feet tall. I got my blood test done, and the report showed that my TLC is 5800, neutrophils is 80, lymphocytes are 17, monocytes is 2, hemoglobin is 9.1 g/dL, PCV is 27, total RBC is 3.8, and platelets is 2.3 lakhs. Is there any serious prob...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to the history provided, the neutrophils count is slightly high, and hemoglobin level is low. Low hemoglobin can be from nutritional anemia, which includes iron-deficiency anemia as well. So, get your serum ferritin and TIBC (total iron binding capacity) test...  Read Full »

Help me with the reason for the abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting.

Query: Hi doctor, I have blood issues. Recently I have been facing this problem like unexplained fever, vomiting, right upper abdominal pain, severe weakness, dizziness, fainting, bone pain, feeling very tired without doing anything, blurry vision, ear tingling, shortness of breath, feeling very uncomforta...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are having multiple symptoms according to provided history. Here one single diagnosis cannot be made. But it can be a generalized viral infection. Excess anxiety also can lead to multiple site body pain and dizziness. I suggest you consul...  Read Full »

My laboratory reports show a high blood platelet count. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My laboratory reports show a high blood platelet count of 630,000 per microliter of blood, and I am worried. My doctor suggested an appointment with an oncologist and blood specialist. I have had heart problems and have one stent. I am currently taking Prozac, Effient, Aspirin, Lisino...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to platelet count could be from a primary cause or a secondary cause. Primary cause includes myeloproliferative neoplasm, and secondary causes include post-hemorrhage, inflammation, infection, etc. So kindly provide your detailed clinical history and full CBC (complet...  Read Full »

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