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what happens if you have too many white blood cells

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How many?: In the most extreme case of an acute leukemia with a WBC over 100, 000, the cells can congest the small vessels of the lung and brain.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection?: It depends on the underlying cause, such as infection. I assume you had a blood test done to assess a problem, so your physician will be able to disc ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Might be: due to an infection.
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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
One word: Leucocytosis...Need more information in order to be more specific.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Hard to say: Unless we know why the wbcs are too high, and how high. A modest increase may be of no consequence, and a very high level can be acute leukemia and e ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Who knows? but...: Sorry to hear such. But, at least, a potentially modifiable cause is identified. So the first thing comes first to culture the semen and just try a co ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
not necessarily: White cell can be present with various types of infection, bacterial vaginosi, yeast which are not std's but std can also cause white cells get ch ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A normal: Wbc is 4.0-10.5 or 4000-10500 in most labs.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Leukocytosis: May mean infection, leukemia, inflammation systemically, high steroid levels. You need to integrate this value with clinical assessment. Cannot be in ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can you clarify?: Tobacco is a factor that contributes to a tumorous growth of langerhans cells in the lung, a variant of "histiocytoxis x" called "eosinophilic granulo ... Read More

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