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allergies and low white blood cell count

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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: If you mean seasonal allergies, the answer is no. Adverse reactions to some medicines (not antihistamines) can cause aplastic anemia which would make ... Read More
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Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: Not usually
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Allergies: Unless it is really severe generally do not cause elevated white blood count. Other possibilities are infection, medication or stress induced, or can ... Read More
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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Viral infection: Leukopenia, low white cell count, is most often caused by viral infection. A number of different conditions or infections have to be considered as we ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
29 years experience Pathology
Drug effect: This may be to a drug interaction for medicines or even herbal teas or supplements if it is low and there is no reason to suspect a drug also be a var ... Read More

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