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What could it mean that my spleen is enlarged, slightly high WBC & lymphocyte count, and slightly low platelet and neutrophil count. With symptoms.?

What could it mean that my spleen is enlarged, slightly high WBC & lymphocyte count, and slightly low platelet and neutrophil count. With symptoms.?

That depends: This could point to an infection, lymphoma or leukemia. You need to sit down with your doctor and talk about the causes. You need to have more testing done. ...Read more

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A slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean what?

A slightly elevated white blood count and white cells in urine mean what?

See below: Can be due to infection in the kidney called pyelonephritis or severe bladder infection called cystitis.Sometimes white cells in the urine may be due to a allergic reaction in the kidney from some medications. ...Read more

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My recent bloodwork has come back with high WBC (11.2) elevated platelets (506) elevated lymphs (3.5) and elevated eos (0.6), could that be contributing to my worsening migraines?

My recent bloodwork has come back with high WBC (11.2) elevated platelets (506) elevated lymphs (3.5) and elevated eos (0.6), could that be contributing to my worsening migraines?

Could be,need more: information to put together what is going on, since a lab test is just a small window to the totality of your body health. Your doctor should be able to look into your migraines, correlate with neurological and other data. Your CBC taken on its own is not normal; causes of elevated white cells, relative lymphocytosis, mild thrombocytosis with few eos are many and include benign,ie ,reactions. ...Read more

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What causes high white blood count along with high absolute monocytes levels show?

What causes high white blood count along with high absolute monocytes levels show?

Infection: Elevated WBC count is usually a response to an infection. The elevated monocytes may mean that you have a chronic infection or an autoimmune condition. You are taking methylprednisolone which is also used to treat the symptoms of an autoimmune condition so the elevated monocytes may be due to the condition that you are taken that med for. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does mild leukocytosis with a slight increase in neutrophils (about 7% band neutrophils) and neutrophils have slightly increased granulation mean?

Elevated numbers: Said in another way: a white blood cell count the is slightly higher than normal levels. Within the group of white blood cells there is a slightly higher than normal proportion of neutrophils. 7% are young neutrophils. This result may (eg bacterial) or may not (eg stress response) suggest an infection since there is no clinical context. Try rephrasing the question with symptoms included in it. ...Read more

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What causes a high white blood count with platelets in the mid-normal range?

What causes a high white blood count with platelets in the mid-normal range?

Many conditions: Many conditions cause an elevated WBC count. They include bacterial infections, corticosteroid or lithium administration, many inflammatory conditions, hemolysis, granulocyte stimulating factor administration, leukemias etc. ...Read more

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Is slight elevation in abs. leukocyte on CBC of concern in child? also elevated in urine... cmp had co2 and Alt slightly raised, reticulocyte low.

Is slight elevation in abs. leukocyte on CBC of concern in child? also elevated in urine... cmp had co2 and Alt slightly raised, reticulocyte low.

Possible UTI: WBC in the urine possibly suggest urinary tract infection..urine culture is needed. The rest of the abnormalities are nonspecific and require thorough exam and to follow the trend and see how they going particually the ALT. Slightly raised co2 is not usually a problem. ...Read more

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What does an elevated both white and red blood count mean? Do red cell counts rise during infections?

What does an elevated both white and red blood count mean?  Do red cell counts rise during infections?

Leucocytosis: Elevated white cell count can represent many maladies in many people both male and female and also be normal in certain circumstances-like in labor!it can also be normal for certain people.Yes it does go up in infections -that being the most common condition for leucocytosis.It can also be a red flag for leukemia or other body area cancers.No-red cells do not commonly go up in infections ! ...Read more

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Slightly low WBC, low platelets, low neutrophils ,no baso's. Elevated lymph's and mono's. Does that mean bone sarcoidosis is back and active?

Slightly low WBC, low platelets, low neutrophils ,no  baso's. Elevated lymph's and mono's. Does that mean bone sarcoidosis is back and active?

Give us the numbers: Medicine is quantitative....actual numbers are essential to make any diagnosis. Slight changes mean very little. They can be misleading at best. So send us the exact numbers of your blood counts, then we can help you to interpret their meaning. Also tell us more about the past history of Sarcoidosis that you have mentioned ...Read more

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My blood test results show that my total white blood count is low, 2.7 10*9/l and lymphocyte count also low, 0.6 10*9/l, should I be concerned?

My blood test results show that my total white blood count is low, 2.7 10*9/l and lymphocyte count also low, 0.6 10*9/l, should I be concerned?

Yes: You total WBC count is low. Why did you have the test done? All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor who ordered the test is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis and rash and slightly elevated WBC mean leukemia?

Can sinusitis and rash and slightly elevated WBC mean leukemia?

Not likely: An elevated WBC usually just means that your body is under stress and is expected with a sinus infection. A rash can be from any number of things (including medicines, stress, and viruses) but is rarely a sign of any cancer. Sinus infections and rashes are both much more common than cancers. ...Read more

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What could cause elevated white cell count in diabetic patient?

What could cause elevated white cell count in diabetic patient?

Infection: Infection is the most common cause of high WBC in a patient. Other causes include drug reaction/side effects (lithium/prednisone/heparin), blood disorders/cancer... ...Read more

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What do both high red and white blood count levels along with low MCH levels and high absolute Neutrophil levels mean on a CBC lab test?

What do both high red and white blood count levels along with low MCH levels and high absolute Neutrophil levels mean on a CBC lab test?

Can't tell: without more information. Discuss this with your physician to interpret how this fits with your symptoms, physical findings, known conditions, etc. Good luck1 ...Read more

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What could be the medical condition of aged 10 with slightly low WBC and slightly RBC but no blasts?

What could be the medical condition of aged 10 with slightly low WBC and slightly RBC but no blasts?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have helped to have the actual values. Slightly low WBC is not an issue, if RBC are also low, she may be iron deficient. In any case it would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Due to fatigue for 6+ weeks, had a CBC which found white blood cell count low and iron low. Also found my absolute lymphocytes at 630 & normal is 850?

Due to fatigue for 6+ weeks, had a CBC which found white blood cell count low and iron low.  Also found my absolute lymphocytes at 630 & normal is 850?

Send us exact info: We need your CBC(Complete blood count) report. Then we can help you interpret it better. Is there any reason to suspect that you could have infection with the HIV? That is one cause of low lymphocyte counts especially if they persist on repeat check up, once more. ...Read more

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High neutrophils with low lymphocytes and left upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

High neutrophils with low lymphocytes and left upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

Infection?: As you don't give any numbers or tell how long you have had pain it is hard to answer the question. If the WBC count is really high you may have an acute infection. Without more information the probability of this can't be assessed. As you must have seen a physician to get the blood count ordered, ask him/her for follow-up. ...Read more

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What can cause raised red cell count but with low iron stores (anemia). White cell count is at lowest end of normal lab value?

Lots of things: First of all, "anemia" and "low iron stores" are two completely different labs. Anyone who rod you otherwise is making a common mistake. In thalassemia minor, red cells are small and their count maybe high despite a mild anemia. Insist on a complete answer. ...Read more

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What does having low MCV high red blood cells with abnormal morphology with low neutrophils and high lymphocytes counts mean?

What does having low MCV high red blood cells with abnormal morphology with low neutrophils and high lymphocytes counts mean?

Thalassemia?: Low MCV (small sized) red cells with increased number of rbcs is most commonly seen with thalassemia, an inherited hemoglobin abnormality, but it is not associated with low neutrophils. Not all low neutrophil counts are significant, as normal varies with ethnic background. Infections can cause temporary low neutrophils. See a hematologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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My neutrophil and monocyte are slightly low and lymphocyte is slightly high. what could it mean? Segmented neutrophil: 34.70, lymphocyte: 59; RDW: 15

Means nothing: These fluctuate wildly hour-to-hour. Unless they are way out of reference range, they mean nothing as long as all the cells appear basically normal. ...Read more