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A 42-year-old female asked:

stool results, taken during diarrhea which later resolved, show white blood cells, mild. is this sign of a disease or just temp result due to the d?

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Dr. Deepak Gupta
Rheumatology 37 years experience
WBC in stools: WBC in stools could be due to the viral or bacterial infection of GI tract. These cells should clear once the diarrhea is resolved. Check with your primary care doctor that you do not have inflammatory bowel disease or any other chronic condition. He may refer you to a gastroenterologist if he feels that consult is needed.

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Last updated Aug 25, 2015

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