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Hi, lymphocytes wer 47 on 5/29/14. 9/20/14 lymphocytes r increased to 51.6 n absolut lymp is 4.91. ESR is 14 M worried! No viral symptm n infection?

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lymphocytes wer 47 on 5/29/14. 

9/20/14 lymphocytes r increased to 51.6 n absolut lymp is 4.91. ESR is 14

M worried! No viral symptm n infection?

Why were tests done?: Why were blood tests done. Both lymphocyte numbers appear normal. The sed rate of 14 is within the normal range --usually--0-20 in most labs. Please check with your doctor to see what was being looked for. Good luck. ...Read more

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15 yo male.Cbc remain out of range > 18m. Lo wbc- 4.54, lo neut/band - 37%, hi lymphocyte - 46%, hi eosinophil (6), left shift present (new). Ideas?

15 yo male.Cbc remain out of range > 18m. Lo wbc- 4.54, lo neut/band - 37%, hi lymphocyte - 46%, hi eosinophil (6), left shift present (new). Ideas?

That is not: A low wbc. Most labs low is below 4. There is a relative increase in lymphs. The eos can go along with allergy and or drug. Depakote can lower wbc. ...Read more

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Hi. My lymphocytes show 15.90% below the normal of 19 - 52 %. My neutrophils show 74.30% higher than 34 - 71%. Should i be concern?

Hi. My lymphocytes show 15.90% below the normal of 19 - 52 %. My neutrophils show 74.30% higher than 34 - 71%. Should i be concern?

No..: If you feel healthy, these values are not far from normal and may suggest a recent mild infection somewhere ...Read more

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Hi sir my lymphocyte count has increased from 20% to 43.4% in 3 months. should i be worried?

Hi sir my lymphocyte count has increased from 20% to 43.4% in 3 months. should i be worried?

No: These percentages fluctuate wildly even hour by hour. If the absolute counts are anywhere near normal and no weird cells are identified. Just relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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Hi Doc,,,My lymphocytes is 54% is this bad or good? Why? What can I do 2 make it normal thanks...

Hi Doc,,,My lymphocytes is 54% is this bad or good?  Why? What can I do 2 make it normal thanks...

Well...: It's true that this is higher than the normal reference range ... And may be caused by a ton of different factors. Essentially all that this shows is that your immune system has been activated. If discuss further with your doctor ... Could be as simple as an infection/medication or something worse. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Hi just wondeting what lymphocyte surface markers -lsm1 are?

Hi just wondeting what lymphocyte surface markers -lsm1 are?

Pathology stuff: The pathology team uses this to tell different kinds of lymphocytes apart, because they all look alike on the most familiar tissue stains. ...Read more

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On prednisone x 6 months. Sle. Down to 6 mg daily. Cr & bun has incr on 2 labs a month a part. Have low lymphocytes and hi granulocytes. Pred cause?

On prednisone x 6 months. Sle. Down to 6 mg daily. Cr &  bun has incr on 2 labs a month a part. Have low lymphocytes and hi granulocytes. Pred cause?

See details: You do not provide specific values for the BUN or creatinine or results of a urinalysis so specific advice cannot be given. However, you need to be certain that these changes do not reflect kidney involvement from your lupus. You are already on CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) so there has to be some issue there. The cell counts may be related to prednisone. ...Read more

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Hi. Does it matter if i had low lymphocytes? Thanks

Hi. Does it matter if i had low lymphocytes? Thanks

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Hi I am 48 years old and in my recent jelly check up report, it is noticed my lymphocytes 48 percent. This is above 40 percent normalcy. Please advise?

Hi I am 48 years old and in my recent jelly check up report, it is noticed my lymphocytes 48 percent. This is above 40 percent normalcy. Please advise?

Need more info: 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 complete test report, especially the total white cell count. 48% is not necessarily abnormal. ...Read more

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What do low lymphocytes indicate?

What do low lymphocytes indicate?

Immunodeficiency: lymphocytes are the regulators of our immune system.
Low lymphocyte count is less than 500/ mm3
this can be part of a total low white count ( say bone marrow failure or plastic anemia, or after chemotherapy) or it can be caused by connective tissue disease like Lupus. Immunosuppressants, HIV , and Severe acute respiratory distress are viral causes as well.
legionella and certain zoonosis can too ...Read more

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Rate of lymphocytes 69% are normal?

Rate of lymphocytes 69% are normal?

Lymphocytosis: The normal percentage of lymphocytes on a CBC (complete blood count) is 20-40% in adults. 69% would be considered high. There are many different causes for a high lymphocyte count (lymphocytosis), and your provider should be able to determine the reason for a high count. ...Read more

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What does the memory lymphocytes do?

What does the memory lymphocytes do?

Recall antigens: They are there to boost your immune response to chemical structures that are foreign to your body and have been encountered previously and your lymphocytes have manufactured antibodies to. They remember those and can respond quickly. ...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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How can one raise their lymphocytes?

How can one raise their lymphocytes?

Curious: Do you mean raise your immune system in general or raise the actual count of white cells on your blood test? Even more specifically, do you mean just the lymphocyte count which is only one type of white cell (others include neutrophils, eosinophil). If you always have a low WBC count, yet feel fine, try jumping jacks for 60 seconds prior to your blood draw, it "shakes" the white cells off wall. ...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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My lymphocytes are 42.5 is that normal?

Percentage?: Lymphocytes and neutrophils fluctuate spectacularly over the short-term. Unless the absolute counts are very far from the reference range (which is set to include most but by no means all healthies), don't worry; i actually wish labs wouldn't even report percentages. If your lympocyte count is 42, 500 your physician would already have advised you about his/her concerns. ...Read more

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How can I get my lymphocytes to normal?

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Depends: It depends what is wrong with them. Is this an issue with too low lymphocytes, or atypical lymphocytes, or what? ...Read more

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Is there another name for b lymphocytes?

Is there another name for b lymphocytes?

Only B cell: At one point all lymphocytes were pooled together under the term lymphocyte. investigation by Robt. Good, who became chief at Sloan Kettering to distinguish the lymphcyte into B and T cells. The B was defined as the maturation site equivalent to the Bursa of Fabricius and the T represented those lymphocytes matured in marrow. Further analysis revealed that the B lymphocytes produced antibody ...Read more

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Why is my lymphocyte count always so low?

Why is my lymphocyte count always so low?

Reference ranges: The reference range for any lab value usually should include 95% of normal people. So, you could be in the 5% that are outside the range. Alternatively you could have one of several selective deficiencies in lymphocyte subclasses. If you're otherwise healthy though, they are unlikely. ...Read more

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Lymphocytic dermatitis where do you get this?

Lymphocytic dermatitis where do you get this?

1 cause is medicine: Rashes due to medications and other types of allergic reactions are two causes (of many) which can cause a lyphocytic dermatitis. I would suggest you speak with a physician to obtain further information on this condition. ...Read more

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What does a lymphocyte count of 0.7 indicate?

What does a lymphocyte count of 0.7 indicate?

Low lymphocytes: A low lymphocyte count is also called lymphopenia. A count of 0.7 says that you only have 700 lymphocytes present on the blood test (which is to few). Lymphopenia can be caused by many things including HIV infection. I would suggest speaking with your physician and getting a referral if appropriate to a hematologist for further evaluation and have a repeat CBC performed and consider HIV testing. ...Read more

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My lymphocytes range is 4.3 what does it mean?

My lymphocytes range is 4.3 what does it mean?

Tell us more: Why did you get the blood checked in the first place? Also tell us about your complete blood count (CBC) report. Normally lymphocytes constitute 20-30% of your total white cell(WBC) count. But there can be fluctuations in these numbers. So if there is concern, you can redo the CBC and send us the whole report. ...Read more

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Lymphocytes reading 45.5%, what does this mean?

Lymphocytes reading 45.5%, what does this mean?

Depends: Take the total WBC and multiply by .455 and this will give the absolute number of lymphocytes. If the total number is higher then the upper limit then it it called lymphocytosis. There are many reasons for this condition. Speak with your physician to determine if this has been seen in you in the past or it something new. If needed a hematology consult may be beneficial. ...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 DOES lYMPHOCYTES OF 33.0% MEAN TO MY HEALTH?

Not to worry: I am hematologist , and 33% of lymphocytes does not indicate any specific problem ...Read more

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My lymphocyte count is 0.91. what does this mean?

Nothing by itself: If you feel well and there are no bizarre cells, this is just something to follow. This is ever-so-slightly below most reference ranges, and these ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Get another CBC next year. ...Read more

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What is a normal number of atypical lymphocytes ?

Zero: By definition, there should not be any circulating atypical lymphocytes in a 'normal' person. ...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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What does a low lymphocyte and high monocyte mean?

What does a low lymphocyte and high monocyte mean?

Depends: This depends upon what is abnormal. If the percentages of lymphs are low and monos high, it is likely that some stress has caused an increase of cortisol level, driving both of these changes. If the absolute levels of these cell types are abnormal, there could be a more serious infection or a bone marrow disorder that requires further investigation. ...Read more

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What if lymphocytes are a little lower than normal?

Thanks for asking!: Is it the absolute lymphocyte count or the %lymphocyte? Any other abnormality showing in the cbc? More importantly, any significant clinical manifestation, such as prone to infection. ...Read more