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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Talk to hematologist: If your neutrophils are that low, you probably need to talk to a hematologist. There are lots of things that can cause this, from medications to virus ... Read More
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly mononucleosis.: Have your doctor check you out for mononucleosis. If you are negative for mononucleosis you should repeat the blood count again and see if it is getti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eos ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for info: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=160&ContentID=35
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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
One word: Leucocytosis...Need more information in order to be more specific.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
WBCs: There are many conditions that can cause too many white blood cells. If this is occurring you should discuss this with your doctor to determine the c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection fighting: The white blood cells (leukocytes) are infection fighting cells.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: A bone marrow transplant is essentially collecting the stem cells that grow into white cells red cells and platelets and then giving them to a recipie ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Could be normal variant. Medications, infections, specifically a virus. Chemotherapy can cause a low white count. Other causes can be malignant , ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to you doctor: Might mean inflammation, infection or cancer, talk to your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Just eight words?: Details matter, such as where are these white blood cells, and whose counting them, and why. Also important are what is the starting point count, and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not usually: What exactly are you referring to?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Low WBC: It could either mean your body is producing less or your body is using up more, it isusually the first one though. You should see your doctor asap if ... Read More
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