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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 # Himmat 2017-11-21
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Kurnool ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-22
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 Kurnool
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0 # Aayush 2017-10-31
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Hazaribag ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-01
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 Hazaribag.
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0 # Vaibhav 2017-10-31
Hii, I am from Moga, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-01
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 Moga
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0 # Jayesh 2017-10-17
Hello, I am from Kalahandi, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-10-18
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Kalahandi.
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0 # Rohan 2017-10-10
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Chatra ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-11
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Chatra
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Chhindwara ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Chhindwara
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Sindhanur ?
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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 Sindhanur
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Koppal, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Koppal, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Gwalior
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0 # Dr. Naresh 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 Gwalior
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