A 55-year-old female asked:
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3 months ago i had an appendectomy for appendicitis. wbc had low lymphocytes and high neutrophils. should i ask for the blood test to be repeated?

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Dr. Jack Gutman
45 years experience General Surgery
Appendicitis : Not if you are feeling well. Your blood count was appropriate for your disease state. I am sure there was a change in the blood count before you were discharged from the hospital.
Answered on May 15, 2016
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