Complete Blood Count

Complete blood count (CBC) is a blood test that gives information about the number of different types of cells present in the blood and the hemoglobin concentration. It measures components in the blood like red blood cells (RBC), white blood cells (WBC), hemoglobin, hematocrit, and platelets. It is used to diagnose conditions like anemia, infections, and blood cancer.

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Is it normal to have a iron saturation index of 49 percent in woman?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 57 years old. I have an iron level of 130 mcg/dL and an iron-binding capacity of 265 mcg/dL. My iron saturation index was 49 percent. Is it low for a normal woman?   Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly attach your complete blood count report. So that I can help you better.  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for upper right abdominal pain with vomiting.

Query: Hi doctor, Please help me. What is the reason for me to have upper right abdominal pain? My pain got started before three days after drinking coffee around 2 pm. I felt it as an acidic stomach. I took Kremil S and got some relief from the pain. But after taking dinner, it became worse. Then I took ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please answer my questions. Please mention the type of pain whether it is localized or radiates to some other place. Please mention the score given for the condition. Please mention whether it is present post-meal. Please mention whether you have constipation or diarrhe...  Read Full »

I have swelling in legs and chest congestion due to obesity. What can be done?

Query: Hi doctor, Currently, I am 25 years old and I am extremely overweight. I sit in front of my computer for long hours due to my job and I eat unhealthy foods. Before seven months, I took a four-hour flight and I started to have swelling on my feet, ankles, and legs. I got better after going home for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You will become fine hopefully and do not feel disturbed. Your BMI (body mass index) indicates obesity not overweight. These are two different parameters. There is an urgent need for you to lose weight immediately. Your heart feels congested b...  Read Full »

Why do I get an odd sensation in shoulders and head?

Query: Hello doctor, When I try to go to sleep every night, this horrible gas has disturbed my immune system, and some solid-like comes up from my shoulder area to the right side of my head and attacks me all night long. I am exhausted from it all. I believe it is a virus. Lab work found I have an aggress...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Such a weird sensation can be due to parasitic infection only, and as you mentioned, you have a previous history of insect bites. So most probably it is due to that only. I would suggest you continue with the antiviral therapy you are currently taking. And along with t...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my echocardiogram report and interpret the cause.

Query: Hi doctor, I have done an echocardiogram before few days. The report shows normal ventricular size with normal systolic function. There is a left ventricular ejection fraction of 55 to 60 percent. There is a grade 1 left ventricular diastolic function. The proximal ascending aorta is normal in size...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the echocardiography report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Most of the aspects of heart function and anatomy are normal. But there are mild changes and it can cause problems. Your heart has a mild filling defect. There is a mild is...  Read Full »

Is my DHT level causing mild hair fall and flaky scalp?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. For the past three months, I have mild hair fall. I lose around 2 to 10 hair after every shower. I have never had hair fall in the past. I also did a background check with my family history; none had any baldness even in the 70s. I fear this would be the result of mas...  Read Full »

Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Dermatologist, Venereologist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, Hair Transplant Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Flaky scalp not responding to Noskurf (combination of Climbazole, Piroctone Olamine, Aminodermine, and almond oil) lotion may be scalp psoriasis and need steroid plus Salicylic acid 6 % combination lotion. The pain is due to hair root inflammation, which is commonly...  Read Full »

I am getting radiating right hip pain. Is this due to psoriatic arthritis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. Since a week, I am getting pain in the right leg hip and sometimes, extending till right knee and calf muscle. I feel that something is trying to project on the left side.  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand from your query that you are experiencing some hip pain with radiation till knee region. Where exactly are you feeling some projecting swelling? Also, since this is only a week old story, there is no need to worry especially if there is no history of i...  Read Full »

What causes a sharp pain in the whole body when I do exercise?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a problem with my body for a year now. I have a sudden electric shock that radiates to the other body parts or a needle poking my skin or sharp pain. It usually happens when I am in hot weather or when drinking hot water or doing exercise. My body becomes very hot and my ears get ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the brief history and I understand your concern. It can occur due to changes in the blood cells or increased sugar levels in the body. So I would suggest you do blood sugar and CBC (complete blood count). It will help you to diagnose properly and then trea...  Read Full »

What does elevated ESR in the blood report indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the details of my TGE report. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it is normal except for some mild changes, which are slightly decreased PCV (packed cell volume) and elevated ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). But other values are not...  Read Full »

Kindly diagnose my condition based on the attached reports.

Query: Hi doctor, I have done these analyses in CBC and I need to know the diagnosis. I have a hemoglobin of 17.3 g/dL, RBC of 6.88 million cells/mcL, hematocrit of 51.6 percent, MCV of 75 fL, MCH of 25.1 pg, RDW-CV of 10.9 percent, RDW-SD of 26 fL, MPV of 12.6 fl, and WBC of 3.5 per microliter of blood. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and it is suggestive of polycythemia. The cause of polycythemia can be primary myeloproliferative neoplasm or secondary polycythemia by other causes. To rue out po...  Read Full »

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