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Doctor insights on: Causes Of High Neutrophil Count

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What would cause high neutrophil count and low lymphocyte count with a total wbc of 8? Is it cancer?!

What would cause high neutrophil count and low lymphocyte count with a total wbc of 8? Is it cancer?!

No it is Not Cancer!: A WBC count of 8, made of neutrophils can not be cancer related. So you should not think about Cancer that much. If you feel well, you should ignore this report. If you want a more exact answer, then you need to send us the complete report of the numbers of cell in your CBC. ...Read more

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Can prednisone cause high WBC count. Esp neutrophils at 9.6 k/ul and true lymphocytes at 4.5 k/ul? Wbc at 15k/ul. Is this mild or moderate elevation

Can prednisone cause high WBC count. Esp neutrophils at  9.6 k/ul and true lymphocytes at 4.5 k/ul? Wbc at 15k/ul.  Is this mild or moderate elevation

Prednisone: often causes an elevation in the neuts. If anything lymphs tend to be on the low side. Upper limit of normal WBC is about 10.5. So 15 is a mild increase ...Read more

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My neutrophil count was 5.3 and lympocyte was 3.0 is that high and if so what causes it.

My neutrophil count was 5.3 and lympocyte was 3.0 is that high and if so what causes it.

Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your results are in the normal range. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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What does a high neutrophil count mean?

What does a high neutrophil count mean?

Context: I can drive my own neutrophil count to levels that would make my colleagues worry about leukemia simply by spending fifteen minutes swimming in the lake in march. High neutrophil counts may mean anything from stress of illness / life to serious infection to minor infection to leukemia. Your physician will agree that no number means anything in isolation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have high neutrophil count?

What does it mean if you have high neutrophil count?

Infection +: High neutrophil counts are commonly seen in patients with bacterial infections, other casues are steroid treatment, chronic myelogenous leukemia. In any case it means that you need to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a high absolute neutrophil count of 8405 indicate?

Fighters: That is a little high-normal. The neutrophils are the marines. They appear first in response to any infectious assault, but can also be elevated after being on a steroid, or with significant stress. By itself, does not indicate anything bad. ...Read more

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What does a high neutrophil count mean in terms of your health?

What does a high neutrophil count mean in terms of your health?

Hard to say: Any lab result gives a number that is compared to a range of normal. But even the extremes of "too high" can still be normal for an individual. If the result is a change, then a high neutrophil count makes me think of infection(since that is one of the bodies responses), inflammation, stress, reaction to medication or even cancer like leukemia. Talk with provider who ordered test to put in context. ...Read more

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My wife has got high neutrophil count. Need help to decipher the report?

My wife has got high neutrophil count. Need help to decipher the report?

Might be a good ?: For the doc who ordered the test (ideally). Alternatively your wife or you could try calling HealthTap prime, scanning the report and discussing with a doctor. Interpreting lab findings without clinical information often isn't possible, meaning why was the test done, what are the symptoms your wife had and what's the medical history...etc. ...Read more

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High neutrophil count(61) and low lymphocyte count (30) for 6 years old boy?

High neutrophil count(61) and low lymphocyte count (30) for 6 years old boy?

CBC: You dont tell the total white blood cell count (WBC), but these numbers are generally indicative of a bacterial infection or an early viral infection. knowing the symptoms and the rest of the blood count would be more helpful. :) ...Read more