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Do Allergies Cause An Elevated White Blood Count
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
All normal blood work results. Good readings. Slightly elevated white blood count. Cause for concern?
Out of context: There is no valid answer to this question without a medical history, physical exam and the reason the tests were performed. ...Read more
Can lack of sleep cause a elevated white blood count? no evidence of infection and no other symptoms
Elevated WBC: An elevated white blood count is usually the outcome from infection or inflammation. Lack of sleep will not cause an elevated white blood count. There must be another cause. Follow up with your doctor to see if any further testing is necessary. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on vivitrol shot n vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) my liver enzyme elevated ast was 47 and alt was 82. What would cause this? My white blood count was a little high too
Many possibilities: Why vivitrol to begin with? Either hx of drugs or alcohol both if which affect the liver as does vivitrol or by vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Now depending on your past history I assume you have been checked for hepatitis. Many reasons for irritated liver enzymes. I am sure your doctor is monitoring ...Read more
Does appendicitis always present with elevated white blood count in the later stages, say, after a month?
It could be infectio: Infections are a common cause of high white blood cell count. White cells in the urine may be due to infection in the urinary tract but sometimes it is simply due to contamination of the urine...So the urince sample needs to be collected cleanly and carefully to avoid contamination. ...Read more