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A 39-year-old member asked:

My doctor wants a cxr and urinalysis after wbc elevated 13.5, elevated neutrophils, lymphocytes and platelets. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
More to story?: A slight elevation of white blood cell count, such as what you describe, is usually not investigated with a chest X-ray and urinalysis. Perhaps there is more to the story than you have mentioned.
Last updated Sep 27, 2014


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