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Dr. Michael Engel
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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


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White blood count is low & they think she has roseola but not sure her count keeps getting lower why!! She been in H for 3 days and they have nothing?

White blood count is low & they think she has roseola but not sure her count keeps getting lower why!! She been in H for 3 days and they have nothing?

Keep in touch with D: There are MANY possible reasons for this. Be sure the DRs talk to you every day until it is resolved or explained. ...Read more

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Will keppra (levetiracetam) lower my white blood count?

Will keppra (levetiracetam) lower my white blood count?

Not usually: Keppra (levetiracetam) can lower the white blood cell count uncommonly in adults but in up to 2% of children(usually mildly and not requiring discontinuation). Serious lowering of the critical Neutrophil count(Neutropenia) is rare but can occur. ...Read more

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How can I decrease my husband's high white blood count? He has chronic leukemia & his white count is getting higher. Is there anything we can do ?

How  can I decrease my husband's high white blood count?  He has chronic leukemia & his white count is getting higher.  Is there anything we can do ?

Chronic Leukemia: As long as your husband is taking the oral medication to keep his leukemia from a flare up this is the best he can do. Elevated white blood cells are common and there is usually not too many complications. Follow his doctor's advice. ...Read more

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I have a lower white blood count. Could this be an indication of gallstones?

I have a lower white blood count. Could this be an indication of gallstones?

NO: I can see no correlation between those two conditions. A low white blood cell count in and of itself would not have me consider gallstones in a patient. Good luck. ...Read more

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Asthma...my white blood count 18.4 (h)..do I need to take antibiotic to lower it or what can help ..thank u?

Asthma...my white blood count 18.4 (h)..do I need to take antibiotic to lower it or what can help ..thank u?

Depends....: if you are taking systemic steroids for your asthma, like prednisone, at the time this test was done, that could be the reason for the elevated white coun. This is a side-effect of steroid therapy. If you have other signs and symptoms of infection, like fever, change in color/consistency of sputum,etc., then you may need an antibiotic course. So, follow up with your doctor! ...Read more

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11 month old girl her white blood count is low & they think she has roseola but not sure her count keeps getting lower why!! She been in H for 3 days?

11 month old girl her white blood count is low & they think she has roseola but not sure her count keeps getting lower why!! She been in H for 3 days?

Roseola: Roseola has a classic history where a child runs a high fever for three days, the fever breaks and a re rash appears. The disease may be accompanied by a low blood count. A repeat count can be taken ten days later to see a restoration of the count ...Read more

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Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch.  Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?

Sounds like: Eosinophilic inflammation of bowel. How many eosinophils in blood?. I recently found that this is due to faulty oxidation in brain (sounds strange?) because this kind of inflammation is guided by a reflex mechanism via the vagus nerve that runs from the brain to the bowel and known as the "inflammatory reflex" i advise seeking local help. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Ruma
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Blood Count (Definition)

Include the number of white blood cells (wbc), red blood cells (hgb or ...Read more