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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine: Normal WBC. I trust lymphocyte and neutrophil counts were fine also. Take the prenisone for the poison ivy only if it's so bad you can't sleep otherwi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Leukopenia: Recent infection such as flu, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, aplastic anemia, hiv, lupus, hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer, typhoid, malaria, tb, sepsis, ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If you meant 7 thousand, yes
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How high?: Which wbcs are high - neuts? Lymphs? How long? Clinical context? Meds?
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In most labs: Range runs from 4 to 10.5.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Why do you want to : Do that? What is your cell count? Do you have an infection? Do discuss the matter with your doctor.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
14 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Depending on the lab running the test the "normal range" can vary quite a bit. The resulted always will include a reference range for you.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Why is your white blood cell count high? Two common causes are infection and leukemia. These require specific treatments and are not a do it yourself ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
HIGH WBC >10.5k: A normal white blood count (WBC) is in the range: 4k--10.5k (4000-10, 500) in most labs around the country. So any WBC >10.5k is elevated. I see ele ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Depends entirely on: The context. A very low WBC count in the presence of fever can be immediately life threatening. On the high side over 100, 000 can be very concerning ... Read More
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