A 78-year-old male asked:
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is it normal for your white blood cell count to fluxuate if you have multiple myloma (cancer of the bone marrow)?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Since multiple myeloma is an invasion of the bone marrow by abnormal amounts of plasma cells, the white blood cell count could fluctuate. Also some of the treatments may affect the white blood cell count also. Your hematologist is best qualified to advise you.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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