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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Probably: Prednisone tends to drive up the absolute neut count. IF you feel well, these counts aren't concerning.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Usually nothing: The absolute counts of neuts, lymphs and their teammates vary tremendously even from hour to hour. Unless the absolute lymphocyte count drops below 10 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Medical history: Schilling counted the number of segments on each neutrohil. This gave rise to the terms "right shift" and "left shift"; the former is hypersegmented n ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes & normal: Normal neutrophil count is about 1500-8000. Being that you are on antibiotic suggests that you have an infection, and a for a person with bacterial i ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing by itself : Absolute counts are all that matter. If neutrophil and lymphocyte absolute counts are near-normal, and all are well-formed, you're good to go.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Mean concerned?: What is that number? A percent? Cannot diagnose or decide significance of one lab without clinical picture
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Produced in Bonemaro: Neutrophils are produced in the bone marrow. The reasons for low neutrophils can be varied but we must know your actual value in order to help you int ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Cannot evaluate: Individual lab tests cannot be interpreted without all of the results and an understanding of the patient's medical history. I would recommend asking ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
How do you FEEL?: if you feel well, this is fine. These numbers fluctuate wildly by the hour
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood and marrow: Kind of white blood cell in the blood stream that is made in the bone marrow.
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