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I had blood work done red blood cells white blood cells and platelets were all low also hemocrit among others does this indicate leukemia?

I had blood work done red blood cells white blood cells and platelets were all low also hemocrit among others does this indicate leukemia?

Maybe: At your age, leukemia usually shows a high white count. However, anemia is ALWAYS serious and worth investigating. WBC and platelets values only somewhat out of range are less worrisome. I'm betting we find something treatable. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Can white blood cells in the urine be an indication of kidney stones? There was no growth from the sample. Been on co-amoxiclav (7d), no improvement.

Can white blood cells in the urine be an indication of kidney stones? There was no growth from the sample. Been on co-amoxiclav (7d), no improvement.

Kidney stones: usually there is blood in the urine when you have a kidney stone blocking the ureter. White cells in the urine may be indicative of an infection in the urine ...Read more

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I have had blood and mucus in my stool and was wondering what it could be. I was just diagnosed with endometriousis and have gall stones.

I have had blood and mucus in my stool and was wondering what it could be. I was just diagnosed with endometriousis and have gall stones.

Colitis: Painless bleeding with clumps of mucus could be from colitis. It could range from inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis to a colitis from antibiotics like clostridium difficile. See your doctor for a thorough workup to include a blood count and even a colonoscopy. Is your stool changing to a light color like yellow? Then this could be from gallbladder. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with gall stones now went to toilet notice pink tinge around stool then the second time I went looks like blood in water is red and can't see stool. very worried it's cancer ?

Recently diagnosed with gall stones now went to toilet notice pink tinge around stool then the second time I went looks like blood in water is red and can't see stool. very worried it's cancer ?

Gallstones: gallstones would not cause blood in stool. Most common cause of bright red blood per rectum with painless BM is internal hemorrhoids. Diverticulosis is another common cause as we get older. Best to get an exam and possible colonoscopy. Cancer is possible but other items much more likely. ...Read more

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What cause low white blood cells to form?

What cause low white blood cells to form?

Low white cell count: Viral infections often cause leukopenia (low white blood cell count). Other causes: depressed bone marrow, poisoning, chemical burns, malnutrition, chemotherapy, radiation, etc. ...Read more

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Symptoms of helicobacter pylori? And does it cause low white blood cells?

Not usually in blood: Usually slight elevation of polymorphonucear white cells with the infection which can be reduced with proper therapy for the infection. Sometimes low white blood cell count can be attributed to therapy. ...Read more

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What causes migraines and low white blood cells?

What causes migraines and low white blood cells?

No relation: there is a lot of theory of what caused migraine headache low white cell is not one of them most likely they are not connected low white cell could make you vulnerable for infection make sure you keep following with your doctor and follow their advice it could turn to a serious problem Hope this helps! thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause you to have low white blood cells and be underweight?

Is there anything that can cause you to have low white blood cells and be underweight?

Failure to thrive: At first glance i would say this indicates some type of malnutrition either due to some type of dietary deficiency or failure of the gut to absorb what you are eating. This needs careful attention by your primary doctor because there are so many more reasons for these 2 things to coexist and need to be investigated thoroughly. ...Read more

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What causes low white blood cells?

What causes low white blood cells?

Many things: Could be normal variant. Medications, infections, specifically a virus. Chemotherapy can cause a low white count. Other causes can be malignant , such as a leukemia. However, it also depends on how long it has been low. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes low white blood cells in health person I am a black male 51 y/o in very good health?

What causes low white blood cells in health person I am a black male 51 y/o in very good health?

What is the actual: Count. Normal white cell count can range from 3-4 at the lower end to about 11 at the upper end. Also one needs a differential count and levels of hemoglobin and platelet counts for proper interpretation. ...Read more

Dr. Angelica Balingit
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