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A 29-year-old female asked:

How many different types of bacterial vaginal infections are there that cause white blood count to be high during a pap smear obgyn prescribed azthro?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Many possibilities: This can be chlamydia, gonorrhea, hpv infection, and numerous others.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
?????: A vaginal bacterial infection would not cause your WBC in your blood to be high, but if u had an std or another type of bacteria that progressed and went to the endometrium- causing an endometritis or the tubes - causing a pid that can give you an elevated white count when your CBC is doneand u need antibiotics and close followup.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2015

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