Where Are White Blood Cells Made

    white blood

  • (White-blooded) The crocodile icefish or white-blooded fish (Channichthyidae) are a family of perciform fish found in the cold waters around Antarctica and southern South America. Fifteen species of crocodile icefish are known. They feed on krill, copepods, and other fish.

    cells

  • (cell) (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
  • A small compartment in a larger structure such as a honeycomb
  • A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger one
  • (cell) a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
  • (cell) any small compartment; “the cells of a honeycomb”
  • A small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps

    made

  • Made or formed in a particular place or by a particular process
  • produced by a manufacturing process; “bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails”
  • successful or assured of success; “now I am a made man forever”- Christopher Marlowe
  • (of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order; “a neatly made bed”

where are white blood cells made

where are white blood cells made – Molecular and

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A lengthy story about my recent medical emergency

A lengthy story about my recent medical emergency
Shortly after 3:00am on Thursday September 3, I was awakened by abdominal pain while sleeping in my relative’s house in Good Hope Lake, British Columbia, Canada (located on the Stewart Cassiar Highway about one hour south of BC/Yukon border). I tried to go back to sleep, but the abdominal pain would just not go away. I tossed and turned in bed for the next two hours. At 5:30am, I got up to use the washroom (i.e. went for my usual morning pee and had a normal bowel movement). Then I went back to bed. By 6:00am, the pain was starting to get worse. Since the pain was radiating throughout my entire abdomen, I began to press down on my abdomen to see where the pain was coming from. The pain was at its worst when I pressed down on the lower right part of my abdomen, so I knew right away that my appendix was most likely causing my abdominal pain.

At 6:30am, I got out of bed and woke up my mom and grandmother. I told them that I should go to the hospital in Watson Lake, Yukon, Canada (i.e. the nearest hospital in Good Hope Lake). They immediately jumped out of bed. We got inside my mom’s truck and made the one hour drive from Good Hope Lake to Watson Lake. There is a lot of road construction taking place on the Stewart Cassiar Highway near the BC/Yukon border right now, so every time the truck would hit a bump on the highway, I would yelp in pain. We arrived at the Watson Lake Hospital at 7:45am. I told the receptionist that I might have appendicitis. The receptionist told me to have a seat until my name was called by one of the nurses. Finally, my name was called and I walked into one of the patient rooms. The time was now 8:10am. One of the nurses gave me some water to drink. Another nurse took my blood pressure and a urine sample. My blood pressure was very high because of the excruciating pain. I also had a bit of a fever. I lied down on the bed in the patient room, but had to get up and stand on my feet because the pain was radiating throughout my entire gut when I was lying down. The pain then calmed down when I was standing on my feet. Another nurse came into the room and told me to stop drinking water just in case I had to have surgery. I told her to take my water away from me so that I don’t drink any water by accident. The on-call doctor in Watson Lake then came into the patient room. He told me to lie down on the bed so that he could do a physical examination of me. First he pressed on my abdomen to see when the pain was coming from. Of course, the pain was coming from the lower right of my abdomen. He then did a rectal exam to see if I had any internal bleeding. Fortunately, there was no internal bleeding. Gotta love those rectal exams! The doctor then phoned the Emergency Room (ER) at the hospital in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. He then came back into the room and told me that my symptoms were not really consistent with appendicitis since my abdominal pain had calmed down. The only way to find out if I did have appendicitis was to take a few blood samples. The doctor told me that the very small hospital in Watson Lake cannot do any blood testing (to see if I had appendicitis) and also cannot perform any surgical procedures. All of the blood testing and surgical procedures (i.e. an appendectomy) can be done at the hospital in Whitehorse. Therefore, the doctor strongly recommended that I travel from Watson Lake to Whitehorse just in case my pain intensifies. I said that I would travel straight to the hospital in Whitehorse with my family. The doctor told me that he would call the hospital in Whitehorse and let them know that I was now on my way from Watson Lake to Whitehorse. The doctor then warned me to not drink or eat anything just in case I needed surgery in Whitehorse. My grandmother did not want to go to Whitehorse with us, so she stayed in Watson Lake until my uncle picked her up and brought her back to Good Hope Lake.

Two and a half hours after leaving Watson Lake, we stopped in Teslin, Yukon, Canada so that I could use the washroom. I almost collapsed on the washroom floor because the pain in my abdomen was excruciating while I was urinating. After using the washroom at the Yukon Motel in Teslin, we continued on to Whitehorse.

Once we arrived in Whitehorse, we drove straight to the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH). I checked in with the receptionist, who then gave me some papers and told me to go straight to the ER. One of the ER nurses took my blood pressure and body temperature. She then told me to remove my clothes and put on a hospital gown. I closed the curtains around my ER bed and put on my hospital gown. 30 minutes later, another ER nurse came in the room and took a few blood samples from me. She then told me that the results of the blood tests would be available as soon as possible. At this point, the pain in my abdomen had calmed down significantly, but I also had a fever. 45 minutes later, Dr. Poole came in the room and told me that I had a very high number of white blood cells in m

bongani

bongani
"you love taking pictures. it’s hilarious. you write all the time on your little book. you love writing. it’s hilarious. you love everything, you love everything so much."

when are you leaving
oh that’s soon
well when are you coming back
oh well… ok

i made a print of this picture and three other pictures of you for your mom and she hugged me and put the frame i made up in her kitchen next to the picture of your dad and said something i didn’t understand and i asked you what she said and you told me what she said and my blood felt heavy and happy and warm
and then you took me to your friend’s shack
and you lied on the rug and we talked about drugs
and then your friend gave me a cd and told me it was of his band
but when i got home it was bob marley songs
which was hilarious and i laughed into my pillow
thinking about people and looking at things
he blew a lot of smoke rings and pumped his fist into mine
sister, sister, sistah, whatevahhhh
encouraged me to get "jah blankets"
which you later told me were "locks of the dread"
cause "i have the rasta aura"
which was apparently the LOL of the day
yeah brah, yeah
the shack is across the road, over the bridge and
it was cold cause
some days it is cold and some days
it is ninety degrees
and there were lots of cars and it was cold and the sky was electric blue and you were laughing and i said that it was weird because where we were looked like ohio and it looked like you were visiting me in ohio because we passed a mcdonalds and that was fucking stupid but i was happy you were there and you said oh, hey, some day and then you also said something about going for a walk tomorrow morning
how often do you have to say goodbye to your friends for life
with technology you don’t really have to but
you have no interest in a computer and also
no money to go to school let alone to travel and
no cell phone so
i guess i will see you when i see you
and that has to be enough because it’s the only option

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