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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alejandro Calvo
28 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends: It depends on the underlying cause of leukocytosis. There are patients with mild reactive leukocytosis (mild infections, drug-induced, etc.) that are ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
31 years experience in Pediatrics
It depends on type: Leukocytosis (increased number of white blood cells) can be caused by infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, malignancy, hereditary disorders, o ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Elev WBC: The answer depends on the etiology of the prolonged elevation in white blood cells (WBC) = leukocytosis. Elevated lymphocytes may be cll. Rai stage 0 ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
An elevationin the: White blood count.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Some inflammation!: Leukocytosis means increased number of white blood cells in your body. Leukocytes are recruited by our immune system when we encounter a foreign agent ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Many possible answer: Which one do you have? These are two opposite issues, so take a pick and ask what exactly is the problem here?
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience in Pathology
Inflammation?: Leukocytosis means increased white blood cell count which is a reactive response often to infection but can be seen in a variety of inflammatory cond ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Repeat CBC: in 2-4 weeks- transient low grade [email protected] elevations can be caused by low grade infections inflammation or lab error. Repeat the exam.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, usually not: Leukocytosis is an abnormally high number of white blood cells in the blood, as measured on a blood test. Both viral and bacterial infections can some ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Common in pain ....: Some elevation in WBC is commonly seen in patients in pain with/without fever/chill from cholecystitis. If having no symptoms but suggested by imaging ... Read More

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