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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Leukopenia: A low white cell count is called leukopenia. It can be caused by many different things and needs to be evaluated by a hematologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: A small polyp, with or without cancer would not materially affect your white cell count. Infection of the polyp, or if the poly is blocking the cervic ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eos ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for info: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=160&ContentID=35
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
One word: Leucocytosis...Need more information in order to be more specific.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection fighting: The white blood cells (leukocytes) are infection fighting cells.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: A bone marrow transplant is essentially collecting the stem cells that grow into white cells red cells and platelets and then giving them to a recipie ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Could be normal variant. Medications, infections, specifically a virus. Chemotherapy can cause a low white count. Other causes can be malignant , ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to you doctor: Might mean inflammation, infection or cancer, talk to your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Just eight words?: Details matter, such as where are these white blood cells, and whose counting them, and why. Also important are what is the starting point count, and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not usually: What exactly are you referring to?

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