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Doctor insights on: Decreased Lymphocytes Causes

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Elevated lymphocytes and decreased monocytes in spinal fluid, MS ruled out, what else can cause this? Can it be a type of Cancer?

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

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What are causes for low lymphocytes?

What are causes for low lymphocytes?

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

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Causes of 14% lymphocytes count level?

Causes of 14% lymphocytes count level?

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

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What is the cause for high reactive lymphocytes?

What is the cause for high reactive lymphocytes?

Viral infection: Viral infections like epstein barr (cause of mono), CMV and others are the usual causes of elevation of reactive lymphocytes. If these persist, it would be prudent to have a hematologist evaluate you. ...Read more

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What could cause a gradual decline in lymphocytes?

What could cause a gradual decline in lymphocytes?

Aging: Aging is the most common cause of a gradual decrease in lymphocytes. Long term use of certain medications could also be responsible. Lastly, HIV/AIDS can cause this. You should discuss this question with your physician. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are causes of low lymphocytes?

I was wondering what are causes of low lymphocytes?

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 more

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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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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?

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

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Does excema cause low lymphocytes?

Does excema cause low lymphocytes?

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

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What causes people to get chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

What causes people to get chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

Mostly unknown: 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
consult:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chronic-lymphocytic-leukemia/ds00565/dsection=risk. ...Read more

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What causes lymphocytes to be low and monocytes to be high?

What causes lymphocytes to be low and monocytes to be high?

Symptoms?: It is very hard to give meaning to lab values without the clinical context (symptoms) and the exact lab values (how high or low). In general, what you describe could be due to an infection, perhaps caused by a bacteria. More information could be helpful. ...Read more

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Does multiple chemical sensitivity cause a low lymphocyte count?

Does multiple chemical sensitivity cause a low lymphocyte count?

Not necessarily: May increase your IgE level (immunoglobin E) specific for allergy, Some viral infections can affect lymphocytes. ...Read more

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Does hashimotos cause low lymphocytes? Been consistantly low for 8 months.

Does hashimotos cause low lymphocytes? Been consistantly low for 8 months.

Not by itself: Can have anemia with the disease thought, low lymphocytes could be related to medications such as steroids or others, if consistently low with no identifiable cause, better get evaluated by hematology/immunology, good luck ...Read more

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Sir, does HIV cause decrease in lymphocyte to 12% for a female within a year?

Sir, does HIV cause decrease in lymphocyte to 12% for a female within a year?

Depends: This is one of those situations where you cannot exclude the diagnosis, but it is unreasonable to just assume it is hiv. Are you sure you have hiv? The first step would be to get tested to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is a CD19 antigen result of 9% in lymphocyte phenotyping not too low? If so, what can be the cause?

Is a CD19 antigen result of 9% in lymphocyte phenotyping not too low? If so, what can be the cause?

About average: 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

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Hematology: what is the cause of childhood lymphocytic predominance seen from 2 weeks of age until age 8?

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

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My temp has been 97.4 to 97.7 lately. What might cause this? I am 66 y.O. Female with small lymphocytic lymphoma.

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

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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?

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?

Recheck counts: 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