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A 30-year-old male asked:

Two cbcs a month apart due to bone pains. wbc dropped from 6 to 4.2 (due to neutrophils dropping to 2.2). all other counts are normal. could this be a sign of leukemia?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
I wouldn't place that anywhere but the bottom of my list of possibilities. This is not unusual after a viral illness. All such lab should be evaluated by the doc who knows all of your history/exam and testing results.
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