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A 29-year-old female asked:

What does a 14.2 wbc mean? should i be super worried?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not yet: Labs mean nothing apart from the patient history and physical exam. If someone wishes, they can raise their white count to perhaps 25 by spending fifteen minutes in a very cold shower. It's more important that no abnormal cells were reported on your smear. Follow-up as your physician directs, if at all.

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A 62-year-old female asked:

My rbc is 2.95 and my wbc is 14.0 what does that mean and should I be concerned?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
RBC and WBC: The RBC is low and the WBC is high. This needs to be correlated with your general health at the time the labs were drawn, the other diagnostic tests and the other blood cell counts. These are abnormal findings which may or may not be of concern. You should ask your doctor.

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