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Abnormal White Blood Cells
Many answers: See below for normal values. Counts outside this range would be abnormal. Even with normal count morphologically abnormal cells would indicate disease. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003643.htm. ...Read more
What does a tiny population of abnormal white blood t cells mean? Can this be reversed? And if so, how?
More info needed: What type of wbc's? Lymphocytes? Eosinophils? Neutrophils ("bands" if immature)? Monocytes? Basophils? Or other atypical cells? Need this info before an informed response can be made. ...Read more
My test results for CBC and white blood cells with diff. Were normal 3 month ago, now I have atypical lymphocytes 19.7 and neutrophils 1.2 what Is it?
My last vaginal swab showed candida and leucocytes. I had an abnormal Pap smear last year. Are the white blood cells anything to worry about?
Have STD tests: Leukocytes (WBC) are usually not prominent with yeast infection (Candida) and often are evidence of other infections, especially STDs. Ask for testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas if not yet done. What kind of abnormal pap? If any doubt, talk to doctor about possible cervical biopsy to re-check for cancer or pre-cancerous changes, which also can cause increased leukocytes. ...Read more
In which infections(virus, bact.Etc) do u not c an increase in white blood cells, & where u don't see abnormal levels of lymphocytes, monocytes...Etc.?
Viral infection.: Viral infection classically does not cause an increase in white count, and may cause low wbc. Bacterial infection usually causes a high wbc, but some times the WBC may start out low at first. A few bacterial infections usually have low wbcs such as TB and listeria infections. ...Read more
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body. ...Read more