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A 32-year-old male asked about a 80-year-old member:

sudden disorientation (when before they were never disoriented) along with high white cell count in elderly but otherwise healthy and very mobile man. what could it be apart from leukemia?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs eval: Disorientation and elevated white count in elderly worry me about an infection of some sort. Most like urinary tract, but respiratory, skin and other sites should be evaluated. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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