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How to know if your blood work is normal?

How to know if your blood work is normal?

Docs tested for all types of cancer but tests all clear. They told me that cells can change. I still feel sick, dizzy, sinusitis, pain in tummy, feeling full quickly small meals. Low grade temp when I move around goes up to 38.8 at peak.. I swell all over sometimes, very tired must sleep in afternoon.

What do primary care doctors say about blood tests?

Most people who have been to a primary care doctor in the past have been told, “All your blood tests looks normal. Keep on doing what you’re doing.” They might even say this to you despite your physical, mental, or emotional complaints.

What kind of blood work is normal for cancer?

After a battery of blood tests (all normal), X-rays on chest and neck (all normal), etc, I was finally diagnosed with something called Fibromyalgia, which isn’t cancer. Thanks. I mentioned this to my doctor but he doesn’t think so.

Can a complete blood count be a cause for concern?

Not a definitive test. Your doctor may need to look at the results of a CBC along with results of other blood tests, or additional tests may be necessary. For example, if you’re otherwise healthy and have no signs or symptoms of illness, results slightly outside the normal range on a complete blood count may not be a cause for concern,…

Can a GP miss a simple pathology test?

For me pathology has become an important part of creating the ‘picture’ of a patient. GP’s can miss simple tests like iodine levels which can be the cause of a thyroid condition (easily tested through urine and remedied but without it your thyroid becomes sluggish and can lead to a hypothyroid condition).

Do you need follow up with complete blood count?

A complete blood count is typically not a definitive diagnostic test. Depending on the reason your doctor recommended this test, results outside the normal range may or may not require follow-up. Your doctor may need to look at the results of a CBC along with results of other blood tests, or additional tests may be necessary.

What are the features of a complete blood count?

A complete blood count test measures several components and features of your blood, including: Red blood cells, which carry oxygen. White blood cells, which fight infection. Hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells.