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From: Helen Dynda <email@example.com> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2000 5:59 PM Subject: Re: CBC Lymph count
> Tina, Thanks for sharing from your medical background!!
> In your last paragraph you said: "In our situation, knowing that
> adhesions can be causing inflammation, I have to wonder if the lymp
> count is elevated in response to that."
> I am not a medical professional but I am inclined to believe your
> theory; because my ESR (Blood Sedimentation Rate)seems to stay
> consistently in the mid-80's. A normal ESR is someplace in the 20's or
> low 30's. Is that correct, Tina?
> NEVER has there been any concern shown by a physician in regard to that
> reading. Since physicians have never shown concern about my elevated
> ESR, why do they even order that test at all?
> At Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Tina Shelby wrote:
> Sorry to have taken so long to write back. I've been away from my
> computer so I am trying to get caught up. I wanted to discuss the
> purpose of lymphocytes in our bodies and what can cause them to be
> Lymphocytes are part of the white blood cell type. They travel to areas
> of inflammation and will be increased with diseases such as mono, viral
> infections, must viral upper respiratory infections, mumps, rebella,
> rubeola, hepatitis and some bacterial infections such as tuberculosis,
> In our situation, knowing that adhesions can be causing inflammation, I
> have to wonder if the lymp count is elevated in response to that. I see
> another potentially great research question/project.