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too many white blood cells?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
One word: Leucocytosis...Need more information in order to be more specific.
Answered on Mar 15, 2020
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
WBCs: There are many conditions that can cause too many white blood cells. If this is occurring you should discuss this with your doctor to determine the cause and to obtain proper treatment if necessary.
Answered on Aug 15, 2018
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