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Ovarian cancer low white blood cell count

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Smithey
Specializes in Pathology
Possibly: While other diseases can cause low white blood cell counts, the possibility of cancer in the bone marrow is always raised when this is seen. Cancer c... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Yes, not usually: How low is low? Less than 1200 segmented wbcs is very low and increases risk of infection-can be due to marrow disorders, including leukemia, myeloma,... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Rare things are rare: Most people's white blood cells go up or down in number, depending on the infections or inflammatory diseases that they get, the vast majority of whic... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
MD and DMD/DDS: You will need dental care to help you resolve your periodontitis. You also need a medical consult to help you interpret your blood tests. Many conditi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Says who?: Tasking a cold shower can give you a high white count. If you feel well, the cells are all normal, and the elevation is mild, no further work up is in... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: Wbc is not a prominent issue in most cancers.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irina Hayrapetyan
Dentistry 12 years experience
No correlation: No significant correlation could be found between WBC count and oral cancer.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Unlikely: An increased white count can occur for many reasons (eg, with infection, inflammation, stress response, etc). But just because your WBC is up and you... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Not always: Blood counts can be off only if the cancer is of the blood cells(leukemia). Otherwise most cancers do not effect the blood directly. Chemotherapy does... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
WBC: Lung cancer usually does not affect the WBC count.

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