Hematologic disorders can be genetic or acquired in origin and involve blood-forming organs and blood cells like red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, spleen, bone marrow, and lymph nodes. It can be due to abnormal levels of blood cells, abnormally formed blood vessels, lymphatic malformations, or splenic disorders.
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Please advise on medications for my 73-year-old father's hematological and kidney problems.
Query: Hello doctor, My father is 73 years old and has hematology and kidney problem. I want a second opinion regarding the medications prescribed by his doctor. Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Your blood reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) suggest abnormal findings for two or more months. So bone marrow biopsy has been done. It shows myeloproliferative neoplasm, which is a form ... Read Full »
Does a positive JAK 2 test indicate malignancy?
Query: Hi doctor, May I please have your opinion about the downloaded pathology results taken during a hospital admission? A couple of years earlier, there was a firm diagnosis of JAK 2 overlap myeloproliferative or myelodysplastic disorder. In your view, do the pathology results indicate an acute transfo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to say that the reports you have updated are, unfortunately, a document of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) information. Can you please give me more information about the same and send your detailed CBC (complete blood count) and marrow reports with JAK 2 ... Read Full »
I am always extremely tired and sleepy, and have short-term memory loss. Can I take Modafinil?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old mom of a 5 year old. I am excessively tired and have a need to sleep at all times. I had CBC done, and my eosinophils are high, and my MPV is low, but everything else came back fine. My body aches, and I feel horrible. I have bruises that appear out of nowhere all ove... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms which you described are suggestive of hematological disorder, which can explain both easy fatigability and bruises. You need to get your coagulation profile tested, and peripheral smear for any abnormal cell. Get ANA (antinuclear antibody) and CRP (C-reactive... Read Full »