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B12 deficiency low white blood cell count

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
B12 def: If despite taking oral b12. Your counts are low that means there is problem in absorption of B12 vitamin and therefore you should take the intramuscul... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Very high WBC: Are you sure you have the number right? WBC count 96,600 and not maybe 9,600? Definitely keep the hematology appointment. Unfortunately, leukemia is t... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
See answer: A low white blood cell count(leukopenia) may or may not be significant. People of African ancestry can normally have a reduced WBC. A diet deficient ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Effect on marrow: One of the problems of chemo is that it not only destroys the dna of the tumor cell but of the cells in the marrow reducing the wbc. This is exaggera... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Leukopenia: Recent infection such as flu, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, aplastic anemia, hiv, lupus, hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer, typhoid, malaria, tb, sepsis, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
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
Pathology 30 years experience
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