A 40-year-old member asked:
does having a bone infection increase the white blood cell count?
3 doctor answers
Osteomyelitis : Can raise the white blood count in acute infection, but chronic osteo usually doesn't.
Answered on May 4, 2013
Dr. Aasim Sehbai answered
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bone infection: Osteomyelitis whether acute or chronic can raise white cell count.
Answered on Dec 10, 2012
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