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Drug Induced Loss Of White Blood Cells
Still likely a UTI: You could still have a urinary tract infection (without the most common symptoms of dysuria/pain/frequency/.....), but you should also be examined for more serious conditions such as a renal inflammation (glomerulonephritis/pyelonephritis/....), or a subclinical infection (tuberculosis of the urinary tract can present as "sterile" pyuria). ...Read more
Coughing up blood. Blood test showed raised white blood cells. Lots of boils. Pain in shoulder back and fingers. Tired all time. Loss of appetite?
Blood cough: Okay you need to go and see your doctor asap. Coughing up blood is not a normal thing. Also you have raised wc's and pain and tiredness - this points to an infection usually bacterial. You need a chest x-ray and treatment. ...Read more
Blood test showed high white blood cells (12.7), Neutrophils at 11.4 (89%). Severe, chronic hip/joint paint, vision/hearing loss, tachycardia, help??
5 problems: You've mentioned 5 problems. Unlikely that a single diagnosis is going to tie them all up into one, single, neat package. You need a complete evaluation. If persistent, some of your symptoms are potentially serious. I urge you to make an appointment and be seen soon. ...Read more
Should i stay away from sulfa/sulfinate products like foods and cosemetics? I'm deathly allergic to sulfa drugs.. I don't get the normal rash and things like that it kills my white blood cells and it takes months to get it back to a normal level.. I have
If : If you have an allergy to a sulfa medication you should avoid sulfa medications. However, since sulfonamides are usually used in medication and not in food, that does not necessarily mean you need to avoid foods. Separate issue: even though sulfa is different than sulfites used to preserve foods, sometimes a person who has a sulfa allergy might also have an allergy to sulfites in foods. Some foods you can find sulfites in include: sauerkraut, wine, different kinds of shell fish and dried fruits. If you react to any of these; i suggest you speak with an allergist so that you can be formally tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My white blood cells count have been highi,always around 12 for more than 10 years.And i dont know why.
Not everyone falls: within the normal range.Look up "standard deviation" for a more detailed understanding of how medicine comes up with "normal range".If you have no chronic inflammatory disease,like non healing wound or advanced chronic bronchitis,etc,U are ok and this is normal for you.Is your sed rate and S-CRP normal? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body. ...Read more
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