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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Variable.: Maybe nothing. Chronic neutropenia can have symptoms of recurrent or unusual infections, gingivitis, recurrent fevers. It depends on how low the neu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Neutropenia Rx: Treatment of neutropenia depends on what's causing the condition to begin with. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Watch for infections: Monitor closely for infections.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Low neutrophil counts predispose to infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Watch for infections: Monitor closely for infections.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Full evaluation: Idiopathic neutropenia is a diagnosis of exclusion (all the other possibilities should be ruled out first) so it is very important that this diagnosis ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Low neutrophils: The total white blood count (WBC) is made up of a percentage of neutrophils and other cell types. When the total WBC is low, or if the percentage neu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
See hematologist: If you are worried about your neutropenia- please see a hematologist for further evaluation.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should be evaluated to find the cause and to be treated, must the time viral infection can cause neutropenia.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Find out the cause: The cause of neutropenia needes to be determined before any treatment could be considered. Medications, lupus, blood disorders are some causes. See a ... Read More

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