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A 22-year-old female asked:

got blood work done, it said leukocyte and neutrophil were below normal. should i be worried?doc said i wasn't anemic but feel tired and dizzy a lot

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Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Have your doctor see: These results. Mildly decreased wbcs is the second most common consultation we get in our hematology practice. Since the causes are too many to discuss here, i would advise that you see a blood specialist.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It really depends on how low and other associated findings
Jan 24, 2013

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