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Causes for high WBC in adults?

Causes for high WBC in adults?

Infection, Leukemia: High white blood cell counts are most typically seen in infectious diseases, but may also be the cardinal sign of leukemia. Ask your doctor if you have this. ...Read more

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Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools? High Neutrophils High Monocytes Low Lymphocyte High Immature Granulocytes (3)

Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools?
High Neutrophils
High Monocytes
Low Lymphocyte
High Immature Granulocytes (3)

Blood test results: Upper abdominal pain and fatty stools may be due to gall bladder disease. High neutrophils and monocytes, low lymphocytes and high immature granulocytes may not mean that much in the context of your symptoms, but may be consistent with an infection. You should ask your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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What can cause high wbc with high neutrophils and high lymphocytes and also 1% immature granulocytes. Also bone marrow edema.

What can cause high wbc with high neutrophils and high lymphocytes and also 1% immature  granulocytes. Also bone marrow edema.

Myeloproliferative D: These results are consistent with a Myeloproliferative Disorder (MPDO) of which there are various types. The diagnosis of MPDO depends on *symptoms* pt has experienced & results of other lab tests (like a bone marrow biopsy). In any case, pt should see a Hematologist right away for diagnosis. Discuss results w/ doctor who ordered test or use HealthTap Prime. It's too complicated to advise you here ...Read more

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What percentage of young adults are low in vitamin d?

What percentage of young adults are low in vitamin d?

70%: A whopping 70 percent of american kids aren't getting enough vitamin d, and such youngsters tend to have higher blood pressure and lower levels of good cholesterol than their peers, according to two new studies published august 2009 in the journal pediatrics. Low vitamin d levels also may increase a child's risk of developing heart disease later in life, experts say. ...Read more

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Can blood transfusion can reduce risk of high bilirubin in adults (female metastatic breastcancer patient)?

Can blood transfusion can reduce risk of high bilirubin in adults (female metastatic breastcancer patient)?

No: If anything transfused red cells have a higher turnover rate than native red cells. Since bilirubin is a breakdown product of hemoglobin it could raise bilirubin levels. ...Read more

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Are low hemoglobin and high platelets related?

Are low hemoglobin and high platelets related?

Iron, inflammation: In some situations can happen; sometimes in iron deficiency low hemoglobin (anemia) can be seen with elevated platelets; second if chronic inflammation; then anemia can occur (called anemia of chronic disease) and platelets can be artificially elevated as they can go up in inflammatory conditions (called acute phase reactant);. ...Read more

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If low hemoglobin effects the high count of lymphocytes?

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Not really: Anemia does not cause elevation of lymphocytes...However the anemia and lymphocytosis may be related as those two may be caused by a particular blood disorder. For instance in a case of chronic lymphocytic leuekemia. When this chronic leukemia becomes more progressive and the cancer burden is becoming higher , anemia can happen.Mhowever, in majority other cases those 2 are not related. D/w md. ...Read more

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What can happen with untreated high hematocrit, red blood cell counts, and blood calcium levels? I do live at high altitude in SLC, Utah.

What can happen with untreated high hematocrit, red blood cell counts, and blood calcium levels? I do live at high altitude in SLC, Utah.

Nothing for high HCT: Your hematocrit is high due to living on high altititude which may be normal physiological reaction to O2 level being low.But we do not know how high it is to comment High Calcium level needs to be further investigated as it may be due Primary Hyperparathyroidism or Secondary Hyperparathyroidism You need to have blood level of Calcium,Parathyroid Hormone Level,25 Hydroxy VitD level as well Consult ...Read more

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Are WBC high or low in leukimia?

Are  WBC high or low in leukimia?

Typically high: In most phases of the untreated leukemia , the WBC is extremely high. Late in the course, when all metabolism slows down , then the count can drop but then you would be seriously sick. ...Read more

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Is high mpv in blood dangerous?

Is high mpv in blood dangerous?

Not by itself: Some folks just have big platelets, and reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more

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What are signs of leukemia in lab work. Examples....My platelets were high as well as my mpv. My lymphocytes per. Were slightly low and neurop. High?

What are signs of leukemia in lab work. Examples....My platelets were high as well as my mpv. My lymphocytes per. Were slightly low and neurop. High?

Needs check up: Your blood count is abnormal, there many benign reasons for high platelet counts, and neutrophils, but also few serious problems, please talk tobyour doctor. ...Read more

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High white blood cell with fever in one year baby boy?

High white blood cell with fever in one year baby boy?

Urgent: Take this child to the doctor now. Please sign off of the internet. Fever in a young child is never ignored. It is an emergency. ...Read more

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Why are hemoglobin levels higher in newborns?

Why are hemoglobin levels higher in newborns?

To carry more oxygen: Fetal hemoglobin hangs on to oxygen tighter that adult hemoglobin. Therefore more red blood cells are needed to cary the amount of oxygen that can be delivered to the tissues. The blood in utero is very saturated at a lower oxygen tension. The fetal hemoglobin is needed in utero and is slowly replaced by adult hemoglobin after birth. ...Read more

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I have ether low platelets and high rbc count or high platelets and low rbc count?

Which one?: Without knowing that, it is difficult to provide a very helpful answer. High platelets can result for a number of different stressors and is not usually cause for alarm. Low platelet levels can be more worrisome, but do not usually warrant any special precautions unless ...Read more

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What causes Low Immature Granulocyte, High Neutrophil. High Hematocrit, High White Blood Cell Count? Have bone pain but rf factor shows normal.

What causes Low Immature Granulocyte, High Neutrophil. High Hematocrit, High White Blood Cell Count?  Have bone pain but rf factor shows normal.

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 results. Why were the tests done? What symptoms do you have? It would require taking history, physical examination and may be more tests to settle the issue. Please see your doc. ...Read more

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Hello my son has low granulocytes and high lymphocytes, plus High red blood count and high pottasium . His IGE is also high. That does this indicate?

Hello my son has low granulocytes and high lymphocytes, plus High red blood count and high pottasium . His IGE is also high. That does this indicate?

Hard to say: To get the most from this site, we need you to provide background information like symptoms/duration/age. When you cite lab values we need to know why it was obtained. This is not a chat room & your questions are never linked.From what you provided this may be normal for the situation or a simple lab variation/error. ...Read more

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Why newbirn baby have high WBC count than adult?

Why newbirn baby have high WBC count than adult?

Normally: Newborns have significantly higher white counts in the immediate newborn period. Probably because of the Epinephrine effect associated with the stress of delivery. This is a normal response. ...Read more

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