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Drugs That Cause High White Blood Cell Count
My white blood cell count was 6.25... Is this normal or low? Is it okay to take prednisone for poison ivy with this WBC count?
Yes: Infection in the kidney can cause elevated white cell count. ...Read more
Yes: An infection in your body triggers the immune response, part of which is an increase in white blood cells. ...Read more
Can steroid abuse cause high white blood cell count and protein in your urine? My white blood cell count is 15
Maybe but...: Our first concern is to rule out a serious infection (is your peripheral smear abnormal? Are the white cells primitive / angry-looking? Do you have symptoms?) and real kidney disease (how much protein, is it mostly albumin?) I hope you'll reconsider anabolic steroid use (if it's this kind of steroid); every guy I know who's tried this has regretted it. ...Read more
Can bronchitis cause high white blood cell count in 2 yr old? He is also anemic n have sleep apnea. Thx.
Could periodontitis cause high white blood cell count, elevated platelet count, and low neutrophils. Any causes besides cancer can cause this.
See details: High white counts are be secondary to infection, certain drugs, diseases of the bone marrow, diseases of the immune system and even cigarette smoking. ...Read more
Usually bacterial: It's usually a bacterial illness that causes the symptoms you describe. But this can include anything form sinus infections, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia, infection in the blood, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, meningitis, skin abcesses... The list goes on and on. You need a thorough assessment of associated symptoms and a physical exam to try and pinpoint your condition. ...Read more
Not directly: However, certain diseases that cause a high white count can also cause fatigue. ...Read more
Quite a few: Things. The most common thing would be an acute infection, usually bacterial. Also could be seen in a heavy smoker, other stressful illness and myeloproliferative diseases. How high? ...Read more
What causes high white blood cell count I seen my cardiologist about a month ago and she said that my white blood cell count was at like 21 a couple months ago and last month it went up to like 43? Could u help me with this? I am a 27 year old male with a
See a hematologist: High white count is seen in patients with an infection. There are some other cases to review better with a blood specialist (hematologist). ...Read more
A question: what causes a high platelet count along with a high white blood cell count at the same time?
Reactive or?: The CBC (complete blood count) consists of many lab numbers, but 3 important ones are the hemoglobin (hgb, a measure of red cells), white blood cell count (WBC) and platelet (plt) count. Wbc and plts may both increase as a result of a reaction such as infection (eg pneumonia), inflammation (arthritis), etc. If prolonged and/or very high it may indicate a bone marrow problem. ...Read more
I also have high white blood cell count in my blood. Can a severe form of bacterial vaginosis cause this since I was diagnosed yesterday at the ER?
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