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BLOOD - LEUCOCYTES AND WHITE BLOOD CELLS (W.B.C.)

Ques. 1 What are is Leucocytes?
Ans. The Leucocyte or white blood corpuscles are one of the cellular elements of blood which are nucleated and serve mainly the defensive function of the body.

Ques. 2 What are the varieties of leucocytes?
Ans. Leucocytes are of two types broadly known as granulocytes and agranulocytes.
a) Agranulocytes, i.e. which not contain any granules in their cytoplasm, they are – (i) Lymphocyte, and (ii) Monocyte.
b) Granulocytes, i.e. the presence of granules in the cytoplasm, they are – (i) Neutrophil, (ii) Eosinophil, and (iii) Basophil.

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3 What are eosinophils?
Ans. Eosinophil cells : It is a granular leucocyte having a nucleus with 2 lobes connected by a thread of chromatin and cytoplasm containing, round granules of uniform size, reddish in colour. Size 10 to 12 in diameter. Normal percentage 1 to 4% Absolute No. 150 to 400 per cu. mm.

Ques. 4 What are Basophil cells?
Ans. Basophil cells or Mast cells : It is a granular leucocyte with an irregularly shaped, relatively pale-staining nucleus that is partially constricted into 2 lobes, and with cytoplasm containing course (bluish black granules of variable size). Size 8 to 10 Normal percentage within 1% Absolute number 0 to 100 per cu(3) Amoeboid movement is present. (4) Several varieties of leucocytes are present.

Ques. 12 What are the variations of R.B.C. Count under physiological conditions?
Ans. Diurnal variation : maximum in the evening and lowest during sleep. (ii) Count rises: during the muscular exercise, at higher altitude, due to high external temperature, when O2 tension is low, when CO2 tension is high, when adrenal is ejected etc. (iii) Count falls : at lower altitude.

Ques. 13 What are the average ratio of total W.B.C. count with the total R.B.C. count?
Ans. It is about 1 : 700, i.e. for 1 WBC there are 700 RBC.

Ques. 14 What is Red Blood Corpuscle?
Ans. It is a red, non-nucleated and perfectly elastic, biconcave disc. It envelope consists of proteins & lipoids (cephalin, lecithin and cholesterol), and is responsible for its characteristic permeability. The envelope encloses a solution of haemoglobin and various electrolytes, e.g. K, Mg, Ca, and P.

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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Karbi Anglong, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Karbi Anglong, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Vivaan Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Sheohar ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Sheohar.
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Palakkad .
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Tarn Taran ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Tarn Taran
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Mersa, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Mersa, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Yamuna Nagar
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Yamuna Nagar
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hello I am from Nayagarh, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Nayagarh
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in
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Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Thoubal, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Thoubal.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, I am from Bareilly, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Bareilly, find list of Gynecologist in Bareilly
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