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Decreased Lymphocytes Causes
Elevated lymphocytes and decreased monocytes in spinal fluid, MS ruled out, what else can cause this? Can it be a type of Cancer?
CSF cell count: Many conditions cause changes in white blood cell count in the CSF. Normally, these are infections, especially viral infections. There are some conditions that are related to the immune system and certain cancers can cause this. Cancer normally causes a very high cell count number, however. If your cell count is low, it is not likely this is cancer. ...Read more
If my lymphocytes are elevated and monocytes are decreased in my CSF Hematology results from a spinal tap should I be concerned? The tap was to rule out MS, what else could cause the increase and decrease in these levels?
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
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
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.)
Blood cancer and other blood diseases, such as hodgkin's disease and aplastic anemia.
Radiation and chemotherapy (treatments for cancer). ...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
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
Not likely: Eczema which is a chronic skin condition is not likely to cause lymphopenia or low lymphocytes. The other way around the link might be there, meaning that low lymphocytes and the reason for why they are low might cause you eczema. ...Read more
Cll affects older white men more that other parts of the population and the cause is unknown in most cases. Exposure to certain herbicides and insecticides, including agent orange used during the vietnam war, have been linked to an increased risk. For more information
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia/ds00565/dsection=risk. ...Read more
Is a CD19 antigen result of 9% in lymphocyte phenotyping not too low? If so, what can be the cause?
This is the cell regulating the specific immune response and yours is about average.
Are you concerned over your immune system because of recurrent infections (particularly the sinus and lungs)? ...Read more
Hematology: what is the cause of childhood lymphocytic predominance seen from 2 weeks of age until age 8?
Viral encounters: This is likely due to viral exposures early in life. The lymphocytes are the primary cell involved in the processing of viruses. Since early in life most of these encounters are new, there tends to be a lymphocyte predominance in the white blood cell differential. ...Read more
My temp has been 97.4 to 97.7 lately. What might cause this? I am 66 y.O. Female with small lymphocytic lymphoma.
Get evaluated: People with hypothryoidism can have a low body temp. Also there can be an issue with the portion of the brain that regulates temperature. See your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more
Hello! White cells 15.600. Neutrophyles 75.9%, lymphocytes 17.7%, basophyles 0.1% and eosinophyles 0.8%. Everything else is normal. Cause for concer?
Your WBC count is high. Common cause would be an infection which will often also cause Fever. if you feel well, then it can be a lab error.
Therefore I would suggest that you get a repeat check of your blood counts (CBC).
Also tell us Why did you have your blood count done in the first place??? ...Read more
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