hi all, I was hoping someone could give me a virtual slap and (hopefully) tell me I'm panicking about nothing. I've been dealing with suspected acid reflux recently (hoarse voice, burping, burning in chest etc). Since I've been worrying about that I've been feeling wiped out. I'm pretty sure its the anxiety because its controlling my life but I've also spoken to other with acid reflux who said the constant sore throat, heartburn etc can make them feel wiped out too. Just in case the doc said she'd order a standard set of blood tests. I rang to get the results who said its all good, no further action needed but I picked up a copy of the results just to see what they tested for. On the full blood count everything is normal range except the neutrophil level. Its 1.77 and the normal range is 1.8-8. I know this is just slightly out and the lab and my doctor have both reviewed and said taking everything into account they don't think any action is needed but I stupidly googled it and low neutrophils can mean horrible stuff like leukaemia and lymphoma. There are also more reasons like a b12 deficiency but now I cant forget the scary ones. I'm guessing the fact its so close to normal and nothing else is wrong means it doesn't point to anything else otherwise they would have at least said they'll monitor it. It was so normal they didn't even bother to call me to give me the results. I gave up waiting and called the doctor and the receptionist ended up reading me the doctors notes. I am considering asking for a b12 test because I'm showing a few other signs of that but if someone could talk some sense into me that would be great!?!
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