A 30-year-old member asked:
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is bad to have too many white blood cells?

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Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection?: It depends on the underlying cause, such as infection. I assume you had a blood test done to assess a problem, so your physician will be able to discuss the findings and plan with you.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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