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A 58-year-old female asked:

in april i had minor surgery wbc was 3.4 . i just got out of hospital for chest pain and have cardiac follow up on monday . my lab showed wbc 1.6 ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Contact doctor ASAP: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your WBC count much lower than normal and you are at risk of getting infection. Please contact your doctor at your earliest.

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