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What would cause seizures and a low white cell count

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Many things: It may be a developmental defect, severe infection, chemotherapy, bone marrow fibrosis, auto-immune disorders and more. You may consult this site for ... Read More

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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
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Unlikely: What kind of spots? However, these spots are likely unrelated to the white count.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Maybe: The keys are (1) your differential count; are absolute lymphocytes or absolute neutrohils very low? (2) do you have lupus or some other serious medica... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
Leukopenia: A low white cell count (leukopenia) can be caused by many different things. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. Othe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Abilify (aripiprazole) can cause low white blood cell count and sezures. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can mimic seizures, can happen, associa... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: A low serum iron will not cause issues with white count or platelets. However, this combination may suggest a chronic inflammatory process. See your d... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Lots of things: First of all, "anemia" and "low iron stores" are two completely different labs. Anyone who told you otherwise is making a common mistake. In thalassem... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Polycythemia vera: This is something to discuss with your hematologist. Polycythemia vera (I understood you correctly, right?) may progress to a state in which you stop ... Read More

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