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what does high absolute lymphocytes mean

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
High end of normal: 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Total number: In a given volume of blood, rather than percentage. It's a more helpful number. Only very marked deviation from the reference range is worrisome.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not alarming: These percentages change frequently, with every time the blood is drawn. The changes are usually meeting was, but we cannot evaluate it completely wit ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience Pathology
Possibly related: All depends on the type of liver disease your husband has ranging from acute to chronic, viral hepatitis or not. If viral hepatitis, documented border ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be none.: 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 female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lab data: It is difficult to know whether or not you should worry. This a lab result, divorced from clinical relevance. It you develop symptoms then you might w ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Prednisone: Prednisone elevates the WBC. Repeat CBC 1week after you finish the prednisone.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Repeat the testing: low neutrophils and high lymphocytes can occur with any viral infection, not related to fatty liver as such, blood picture values change several times ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection etc: A high neutrophil count in the WBC differential can be from inflammation including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus. Sarcoidosis, or from infection. Low ly ... Read More
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