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what does a high granulocyte count mean

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: The WBC count normally has mature granulocytic blood cells. If they are immature then we need to know how immature and how many there are(%age). Infec ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely concern: Your Granulocyte numbers are slightly high . This can happen due to infections. You should give us the complete report of your CBC in order to give a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need numbers: 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not much: Pay attention only if the absolute granulocyte count is quite high, perhas 8000. This may indicate an infection, and it may be serious especially if t ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. BARRY ETON
54 years experience General Practice
Toxicity: Usually granulocytes are from allergy or toxicity of some kind.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
WBC counts: absolute granulocyte count=total WBC count x % granulocytes This is a means of monitoring the risk of infection in people getting chemotherapy mostly, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How high?: Increased counts can be reactive to infection or another process. Can be myeloproliferative disease, a drug or even attributable to heavy smoking.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need actual values: 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
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial infection?: Most people with WBC counts like this have a bacterial infection of some sort. Discuss with your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need clarification: Your physician needs to clarify why - it may be fine, but would like to know your health status and previous lab studies.

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