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A 29-year-old female asked:

High wbc 14.4 rdw 15.5 neut absolute 9.4 this is the second test in 6months with high wbc and i have no infections that i am aware of.

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Hi WBC and ANC: Hi. Your overall WBC is high, and your absolute neutrophil count (ANC) is high. Sounds like it's been going on at least 6 months. Your elevated RDW may be related. I would suggest your doc order flow cytometry to look for a clonal expansion of neutrophils; bone marrow biopsy if indicated. AML and CML are possibilities. I would like to think your doc is all over this. Don't ignore this. Good luck!
Last updated Aug 18, 2017


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