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Virus low white blood cell count

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Sometimes: Many virus infections are associated with low or normal WBC counts.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
It can: As it happens with any other virus infection, you can have low white blood cells with herpes virus.
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Leukopenia: Recent infection such as flu, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, aplastic anemia, hiv, lupus, hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer, typhoid, malaria, tb, sepsis, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Viral infection: Leukopenia, low white cell count, is most often caused by viral infection. A number of different conditions or infections have to be considered as we... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
Pathology 29 years experience
Drug effect: This may be to a drug interaction for medicines or even herbal teas or supplements if it is low and there is no reason to suspect a drug also be a var... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Often a virus!: While blood cell count can be low with viral infections. Important to make sure that the red blood cell count and hemoglobin are normal and that the ... Read More

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