Blood results recieved today

Hi I’m new to the forum. Recieved my blood results from doctors today
White blood cell high 10.7
Platelet count high 443
Red blood cell high 5.26
Had blood tests to check liver and kidney function as have a sharp stomach pain .I have bad back pain ,fatigue and aching legs .
My doctor has booked me in for repeat bloods in 4 weeks. He didn’t say much just have you been losing weight and asked about stomach pain . Do these results seem to indicate much to you pls

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Hi @Samantha38 a warm welcome to the forum. It’s understandable you have questions around what these results might indicate. In case it’s helpful, this web-page has information around what normal blood count ranges usually look like - Blood cells | Blood Cancer UK It’s good to hear that your doctor has organised a follow up blood test for you, so that they can try to identify any trends in your blood results, which may give more of an idea around whether or not there is anything abnormal going on.
Did your doctor explain what they were trying to investigate/rule out with your next blood test? Don’t be afraid to get in touch with them before your appointment in 4 weeks, to talk your concerns through as you’re well within your rights to feel informed around your individual circumstances. If you have concerns around blood cancer, you might find this information page useful in your conversations with your doctor, as it discusses blood cancer signs and symptoms, as well as examples of questions that might be useful to ask - Blood cancer symptoms and signs | Blood Cancer UK
We’re here to support you if you want to talk this through further? Our support line number is 0808 2080 888 so please do feel free to get in touch.

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Hi @Samantha38 a great big welcome to our forum, @Alice_BloodCancerUK has given you a good response.
Yes, I have found that my blood tests fluctuate and that medical people take lots of different things into account when making a diagnosis or way forward.
It is very normal for medical people to prescribe further blood tests at intervals of perhaps anything between weekly to yearly. It is commonly called ‘watch and wait’ or ‘active monitoring’.
That doesn’t stop you contacting your medical people if you get further symptoms or your symptoms get worse.
What I did notice is your natural anxiety, that not knowing is the worst and I know my mind and emotions go into overdrive.
However you now have a new support mechanism around in us and the support line details, we are here to support you.
What I would say is to just look after yourself and even have some treats, oh, and keep posting. I look forward to hearing more from you.

Hi @Samantha38 and welcome to the forum. I can’t add to the advice you have been given by @Erica and @Alice_BloodCancerUK. I think it would be really useful to give the support line a ring - just to talk things through. It must be a very worrying time for you. It’s important to write down all off your questions and just as important to look after yourself at the moment. Please let us know how you get on X

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