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A 42-year-old female asked:

I've hashimoto's thyroiditis and low lymphocytes for 2 years. my levels are very stable and i've never had a goiter. how can i increase lymphocytes?

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Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 31 years experience
Low lymphocytes may: not be related to Hashimoto's, and may not need any treatment. If the lymphocytes are less than 1000/mcL then you may want to check T and B cell subsets. HIV should be checked if the CD4 T-cell count is very low. If not, and there are no recurrent infections, there is no need for treatment. Vitamin stores are full of supplements which claim to boost the immune system, but are mostly bogus.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2015

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