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what causes a low white blood cell count?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate.
Answered on Oct 7, 2018

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This can be normal: In older folks. Ask your doctor.

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