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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 # Priyansh 2018-08-14
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Chitradurga ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-08-15
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Chitradurga.
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0 # Tushar 2018-08-07
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Bijnor ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-08-08
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 Bijnor.
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0 # Priyansh 2018-06-26
Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Sivasagar, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-27
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Sivasagar.
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from North West Delhi, 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 North West Delhi, find list of Gynecologist in North West Delhi
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Mannar, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Mannar
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Kheri, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Kheri
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hii, I am from , I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hello I am from Lower Subansiri, 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 Lower Subansiri
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Muzaffarpur, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Muzaffarpur .
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Imphal West?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Imphal West.
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