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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: Is your lymphocyte count 1.3 million/cmm or is it 1.3% of the total WBC count? Please note that all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinica ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Does not add up: 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
That depends: on your particular lab normals. If all else on CBC is within normal range then it is likely this is too.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Prob nothing serious: The most common causes are infection or medication side effects. Please discuss it with your doctor at your visit. Take care.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: It would help to have the actual values. However, a normal blood count does not rule out teniasis. It would be better to examine a stool sample for se ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
So there is: A slightly low ļymph percentage and platelets. Not a big deal. Easier to comment if the total WBC was noted
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Lab finding by: itself is not too concerning. But enlarged lymph node, depending on size and if it feels indurated, can be sign of serious viral infection or rarely ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is nothing seriou: A temporary increase in lymphocyte counts is common especially after a viral illness like Flu or head cold. It will settle down in 4-6 weeks. This is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several things : Smoking can cause this(called polyclonal lymphocytosis), chronic leukemia, viral infections. If persistently elevated, you should see a hematologist. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Viral infection: Usually viral infection increase the lymphocytes ,but if become worse and CBC become abnormal need bone marrow aspirate to r/o leukemia.

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