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Causes Of Increased Lymphocytes
I have sometime low platelet count sometimes normal platelet count also sometimes lymphocytes r increased sometimes normal what can be cause?
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Given 1 yr of chronic high temp (99.5 to 100), is a relative lymphocyte percentage near 50% consistent over 3 tests in 9 months a cause for concern?
It depends,,,: This really depends on whether or not you have an underlying condition. If not, you might just have had a viral infection or something like that when your blood was tested. However, if you think you have some condition that affects the blood, you might want to see you doctor for evaluation. More tests are likely needed so see your dr. For them and the results of those you had. Good luck. ...Read more
Many causes: A low lymphocyte count can be caused by many different disorders. These include radiation, chemotherapy, corticosteroids, starvation, aplastic anemia, some types of malignancies and infections, renal failure, collagen vascular disease, congenital immunodeficiency and abnormal lymphatic circulation. ...Read more
See below: Common causes are: infectious diseases, such as aids, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, and typhoid fever. Autoimmune disorders, such as lupus. (autoimmune disorders occur if the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s cells and tissues.) steroid therapy. Blood cancer and other blood diseases, such as hodgkin's disease and aplastic anemia. Radiation and chemotherapy (treatments for cancer). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In general the % is not most important but rather the absolute # of lymphocytes. If the number is truly low then you have lymphopenia. This is often seen in immunosuppressed states and viral infections. If persistent have your primary doctor refer to a hematologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Which one: Which lymphocyte? Perhaps an acute viral illness. ...Read more
I have a normal lymphocyte percentage (36.6%); but, a lymph # of 3.2, which was marked as high? What can cause this? Should i be concerned?
No: The absolute lymphocyte count of 3.2 means nothing in and of itself. A modest lymphocytosis could go along with a viral infection, or may just be normal for you. ...Read more
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