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A 32-year-old female asked:

In most cases, is a high white blood count always a sign of infection/inflammation if normal, then all ok? cbc was normal. hs crp is 2.6. concerning?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
WBC: A high white blood cell count can occur with numerous conditions that are not infectious or inflammatory. The CRP value you have is of no real concern taken out of the context of your total clinical condition.
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