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high white blood count in children

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How high?: What are the symptoms? All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best posit ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Most of us were infected with herpes i at some time or the other and carry the virus without changes in white blood cell count. Even acute herpes infe ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Mesa
30 years experience Hematology
Values >11 x 10(9)/L: The normal white cell range is up to 10.5 x 10(9)/l for most individuals. Mildly increased valuies (i.e. Up to 25 x 10(9)/l) can be from infection, in ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: Are you having any other symptoms? If not, this may be normal for you. A lab result by itself does not tell us much, without knowing the rest of the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infected: Only when infected.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
No: There may be an increased # of eosinophils.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
High is relative: It is known that stress releases hormonal factors that cause white cells to enter the flowing blood from their resting sites along the blood vessel wa ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Goldhagen
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
Infection: Elevated WBC count is usually a response to an infection. The elevated monocytes may mean that you have a chronic infection or an autoimmune condition ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Possible : Viral illness . Need more history to be able to tell you more .
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Absolutely. : Absolutely. A "white count" refers to the number of white blood cells present in the blood. There are numerous reasons why the WBC count would be el ... Read More
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