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low white blood cell count and late period

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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several ways: White blood cells are created by the bone marrow, so anything that suppresses bone marrow affects white blood cells. Some viral illnesses such as mono ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not if healthy: Healthy kids do not develop low blood cell count. For information on low while cell count you may visit this site: http://www.md-health.com/Leukopenia ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Leukopenia: A low white cell count can be caused by many things. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. Others are born with it. Ot ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not usually: A low white count is present in about 15% of the population and usually has no clinical significance. Discuss the result with your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No evidence it helps: There is no evidence that cellfood is good for low blood cell count.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not usually: Hsv, even during the acute phase does not later blood cell counts materially. See this site for more info. http://www.healthcentral.com/genital-herpe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Sometimes: Many virus infections are associated with low or normal WBC counts.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe nothing: Low white counts are seen in up to 15% of some populations. Thus, it may have no clinical importance. It needs to be evaluated in context with the ent ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
NOT NECESSARILY: Sometimes your WBC count can fall precipitously as an infection worsens, because they adhere to blood vessel walls and then enter the tissues and are ... Read More

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