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a continuing high wcc can be indicative of an infection. but can it also be caused by an underlying hematological disorder?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Leukocytosis: A high white blood cell count can also occur with a reaction to a drug that increases white blood cell production, a disease of bone marrow, causing abnormally high production of white blood cells, an immune system disorder that increases white blood cell production. See your doctor if any of these are a concern.
Answered on Nov 18, 2014
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