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What are some causes a low white blood cell count in a woman?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Low white cell count: Viral infections often cause leukopenia (low white blood cell count). Other causes: depressed bone marrow, poisoning, chemical burns, malnutrition, chemotherapy, radiation, etc.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are some leads to and what does a low white blood cell count in a woman mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are many causes of low white blood cell count like, autoimmune disease, bone marrow failure, enlarged spleen, drug toxicity etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/low-white-blood-cell-count/my00162.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

What is a normal white blood cell count for man and woman?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
WBC count: 5, 000 - 10, 000 (depending on the lab and local population).
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
And no significant difference in men and women
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A 32-year-old member asked:

White blood cell count low causes what problems?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Low white cell count: White blood cells are the body's warriors against infection. When their number runs low, you become more susceptible to infections that could easily become more severe than usual.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What are possible causes of low white blood cell count?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What could cause a significantly decreased white blood cell count?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Multiple causes: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/low-white-blood-cell-count/basics/definition/SYM-20050615

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