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white blood cells deficiency

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is serious: If you are truly B12 deficient (there are some crooked labs), you need to find the cause, and also an explanation for the lack of iron in your blood ( ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
No. But they...: ...are often seen with beta thalessemia major.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia and corona: Good health is important in infection. That said, white blood cell count is more important in fighting infection. Also depends how anemic you are. M ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Reticulocytes: Hemolytic anemia would be one cause of high reticulocyte count. If WBC count high some type of myelogenous process could be possible.
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Could be normal variant. Medications, infections, specifically a virus. Chemotherapy can cause a low white count. Other causes can be malignant , ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to you doctor: Might mean inflammation, infection or cancer, talk to your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Just eight words?: Details matter, such as where are these white blood cells, and whose counting them, and why. Also important are what is the starting point count, and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not usually: What exactly are you referring to?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahrooz Eshaghian
14 years experience Hematology
<4 (usually): Can vary by sex, age, ethnicity.

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