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A 35-year-old male asked:

Being under emotional stress and anxiety could elevate the wbc?mine was 13400 with 10500 neutrophils.hyperthension meds could also elevate the wbc?

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Dr. Ron Citron
A Verified Doctoranswered
58 years experience
Look for a cause: Yoour white blood count is modestly elevated. With the increase in neutrophils one would suspect infection or inflammation.
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