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We found 6 questions associated with the 'Thalassemia' topic.

What can cause chronic slight relative monocytosis?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by chrisbe 1 answer

Hello,i am 17 years old with inflammatory acne,thalassemia trait and gilberts syndrome. My recent blood work showed this, WBC 7 (normal 4-10.4) MON# 0.7 (normal 0.2-1.1) MON% 9.46 (normal 3-9) So,my monocyte percentage values have been around 9-10% since i got acne but my monocyte absolute values ...

High Blood Sugar?

Posted 9 Sep 2014 by Thor283 5 answers

I'm pretty sure this was the A1C test. I know it has to be done again. The # was 121. Just how high is that? Is it "watch it high". Start meds High. I guess it's not panic high. My better Doc hasn't seen it yet. The Doc who saw it simply said try to get more exercise, and ...

Does Anyone Here Have Emphysema? I Need Real Advice?

Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Thor283 4 answers

I guess what I really want to know is if there are meds to help a person breathe better, other than the puffers? I've been taking Spiriva for years, and it helps. I was given Symbicort and it helped at 1st, but then not so much. For the past 2 years I've had extreme exhaustion, and I ...

Lactose Intolarance?

Posted 9 Sep 2014 by Thor283 3 answers

Does anyone know what exactly this means? I'm 62 and no Doc ever said I'm lactose intolerant. I may have a lot of not too bright docs. I don't get cramps from regular milk or half and half. I thought that was what lactose intolerance does to a person. Cramps. But a comedy TV show ...

MS symptoms + exhaustion all tied together?

Posted 6 Jan 2014 by Thor283 1 answer

Back in 2002 my right arm went numb and it started traveling down the right side on my body. Back then I had the tingles common with MS, and I also had no coordination of my right hand. I couldn't write, hold a fork, brush my teeth, and many other things. But I also had extreme pain in my ...

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