Blood Diseases

What are platelets? What are the problems of low and high PLT?

Platelets are cells produced by the bone marrow that stop the bleeding by initiating clotting in the blood when blood vessels are damaged.



Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): Causes, symptoms and treatments

Hyperglycemia (High blood sugar) is a distinctive sign of diabetes (type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes) and prediabetes.

What is Complete blood count (CBC)? What are the normal values?

Complete blood count (hemogram) is an easy, practical and reliable test to diagnose many diseases such as infection, leukemia (blood cancer) and anemia.


What is CRP test? Why does C-Reactive Protein level rise in blood?

CRP is a substance produced by the liver against inflammation. Elevation of CRP (C-reactive protein) in the blood is a marker of inflammation.

Neutrophil: Causes and symptoms of Neutropenia and Neutrophilia

Neutrophil is a type of white blood cells, an important part of the immune system. They are produced in bone marrow and fight against bacteria and fungi.

What is hypoglycemia? Causes, symptoms and treatments

Hypoglycemia is a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar, your body’s main energy source. This is most commonly seen in patients with diabetes who use insulin.


What is hemoglobin? Causes of high and low levels. HGB test

Hemoglobin is a vital protein found in red blood cells which rich in iron, captures the oxygen drawn into the lungs and delivers it to the organs with blood.


What is Lymphoma (Lymph Ca.)? Causes, symptoms and treatment

Lymphoma is the general name of more than 70 types of cancers that develop in the lymphatic system which is a part of the immune system.

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