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My CBC was 15.1 WBC and 12.00 MPV. Last years WBC was 9.1 and MPV was 8.4 I have smoked for 9 years but the change concerns me. no meds, no infections

My CBC was 15.1 WBC and 12.00 MPV. Last years WBC was 9.1 and MPV was 8.4 I have smoked for 9 years but the change concerns me. no meds, no infections

Why did you test?: Why did you get blood count test done? If you don‘t have any symptoms and you just have this test as a "routine", this is precisely the problem you get: worry about nothing. It is not recommended to just do a blood count test as part of check up when there is no problem. Smoking is not indication for the test. Ask your doctor what to do next, but I personally wouldn‘t worry about it. Quit smoking. ...Read more

Dr. John Botti
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Amniotic Fluid Infection (Definition)

Intra-amniotic infection (formerly called chorioamnionitis) is infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid, placenta, or a combination. Infection increases risk of obstetric complications and problems in the fetus and neonate. Symptoms include fever, uterine tenderness, foul-smelling vaginal discharge, and ...Read more


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What would make your WBC neutralphils and mixed be high on a cbc? What kind of infection?

What would make your WBC neutralphils and mixed be high on a cbc? What kind of infection?

Lab data: This is quite non-specific insofar as the info you have provided. It may not be due to infection, and many other things can elevate the neutrophile counts, including any inflammation, trauma, leukemia, and so on. You need to provide your symptoms and the remainder of the CBC values for this to have any meaning. ...Read more

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If someone had a neck infection from an abscess would their WBC be high in a cbc?

Neck abscess: Yes white cells do go up in most bacterial infections on CBC and there is also rise in neutiphils in differential white count. ...Read more

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Went to doc and sinus infection was dx. Cbc done and WBC 11.8 gran 8.9 and mchc 36.1 all else normal. Should leukemia be a concern?

Went to doc and sinus infection was dx. Cbc done and WBC 11.8 gran 8.9 and mchc 36.1 all else normal. Should leukemia be a concern?

No reason to worry: You CBC is very close to normal except for slightly elevated wbc's. People who present with leukemia often present with pancytopenia, very low counts (platelets, wbc's and rbc's). Sometimes they present with very high wbc's. You don't really have any of those things. Probably just a normal reaction to you sinus infection. ...Read more

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Why is my WBC L: 3.1 (RR: 3.8-10.8); all other values on CBC/Chem, including Lymph/Eos/Neutro/Mono/Baso are WNL. No obvious infections. STD free. ?

Why is my WBC L: 3.1 (RR: 3.8-10.8); all other values on CBC/Chem, including Lymph/Eos/Neutro/Mono/Baso are WNL. No obvious infections. STD free. ?

Check with the Dr.: Some people normally have WBC counts in the low 3's. That's just the way those people are. To find out if this is such a case, a patient can talk with the ordering doctor, to see why the test was ordered, and to compare with any prior results. It's ok for healthy normal people to have WBC's in the low 3's when well, as long as their WBC's increase when ill, which is typically what happens. ...Read more

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Ideas for neutrophil count of 1100 and lymphocyte count of 2000 with a total WBC of 3400 in the absence of viral infections? All other CBC normal

See your physician: You should see your physician and discuss this and other tests they may have also run. May only have to watch. ...Read more

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My babies cbc 6 days after viral infection. wbc 10600, lymphoctyes still 76% no fever, neutrophils still 18 percent, he is 9 months.rest cbc normal?

My babies cbc  6 days after viral infection. wbc 10600, lymphoctyes still 76% no fever, neutrophils still 18 percent, he is 9 months.rest cbc normal?

This is not bad: This blood count is reasonable given that the baby has had a viral infection. it may take one month or 6 weeks for the blood counts(WBC and Diif) to return to a normal level. These changes are expected results of a Virus infection. It is too early to worry about it. ...Read more

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What causes amniotic infection and how do I prevent it?

What causes amniotic infection and how do I prevent it?

You can't: Amniotic infection (chorio) can be caused by prolonged rupture of membranes, vaginal or cervical infections or some infections that affect the whole body and spread to the uterus through the blood. If you think your bag of waters is broken, go to the hospital. If you think you may have any infection, see your doctor. If antibiotics are prescribed, take them. ...Read more

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Complete Blood Count (Definition)

Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more