Colorado Springs, CO
A 39-year-old female asked:
Last labs showed high iron saturation at 55%, normal total iron, and normal iron binding capacity. low wbc. should i be concerned about these? currently on plaquenil, sulfasalazine, and remicade (infliximab) infusions for lupus/ra.
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Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
How low?: It depends on how low the WBC is and whether this has been a persistent findings. You will need to find out the cause for the low WBC which may be the result of a drug reaction or just part of the Lupus/RA. The major risk is increased susceptibility to infections when the WBC is very low. Talk to your rheumatologist.
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Last updated Aug 7, 2016
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