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High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

High levels of white blood cells in urine. What could that mean?

Pyuria: White blood cells in urine usually are there because of an infection in the urinary tract. However, they can also be there in large numbers in a female when there is a vaginal infection or when she is having her period (always see red cells also in this situation). My best advice is to see your doctor and have a urine culture done to see what is going on. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the cause of high white blood cells and liquid on my ovaries?

What is the cause of high white blood cells and liquid on my ovaries?

Inflammation: The presence of elevated levels of wbcs in the peripheral blood suggests some systemic illness, often infection, but may be due to other factors. Not sure what you mean by liquid on your ovaries, but you may have an infected cyst, abscess, or pelvic inflammatory disease, or other issues. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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High ESR and high white blood cells jh have asthma and constant coughing is this linked?

High ESR and high white blood cells jh have asthma and constant coughing is this linked?

Asthma: Asthma and coughing are definitely linked and the cough will improve once the asthma is controlled. High WBC may indicate an infection but can also increase with oral steroids. High ESR is non specific and may not be related. ...Read more

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How do you decrease high white blood cells?

How do you decrease high white blood cells?

Why do you ask?: There is no need to treat a lab value. If you feel well and there are no abnormal cells, it is almost never a problem to have a moderately elevated white count. If real disease has been diagnosed, manage the disease using the lab as one parameter. ...Read more

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What is the probable cause of high white blood cells?

What is the probable cause of high white blood cells?

Infection: Infection is the most common cause of high white blood cells , but there can be other causes such as leukemia. ...Read more

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I am having high white blood cells count in my body and due to it I am thinking i get back pain during sitting give me some suggestion ?

I am having high white blood cells count in my body and due to it I am thinking i get back pain during sitting give me some suggestion ?

The high WBC: Should not cause the back pain but it's the other way around. Hope u learn from these tips. Take care! http://symptoms.rightdiagnosis.com/cosymptoms/amenorrhea/pelvic-pain.htm. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/adult-health/multimedia/back-pain/sls-20076265. ...Read more

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Help please! i'm having knee pain and high white blood cells for 3years?

Help please! i'm having knee pain and high white blood cells for 3years?

Possibilities many: There are so many possibilities, but the top three would be leukemia, osteoarthritis, and chronic effects from injury. See your primary care physician to start your work-up. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with HPV and BV and has really high white blood cells.Whats this mean?

Diagnosed with HPV and BV and has really high white blood cells.Whats this mean?

In blood or locally: The peripheral white blood cell count should not be really high in these infections. ...Read more

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Real high white blood cells under microscope.Dr said I have bv.But she thinks somethin else is going on because WBC was extrememly high?Whats goin on?

Real high white blood cells under microscope.Dr said I have bv.But she thinks somethin else is going on because WBC was extrememly high?Whats goin on?

Hard to say: Bv can be treated but there are lots of reasons for an elevated white blood cell count. Best thing is to follow up as directed with your doctor to do the detective work to find out why your WBC count is high. ...Read more

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10 month old had 2 uti's , had symptoms for #3 in less 2 months.. On meds. Culture neg, waiting to do tests could teething cause high white blood cells?

10 month old had 2 uti's , had symptoms for #3 in less 2 months.. On meds. Culture neg, waiting to do tests could teething cause high white blood cells?

No: Teething does not cause an elevation of your white blood cell count. An elevated WBC count a this age is almost always due to an infection somewhere, and with a history of uti's already i would be looking in this area. It could be a kidney abcess, blood infection, or infection totally somewhere else in the body. There are other more rare causes of elevated wbc's, but teething is not one of them. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have high white blood cells in my urine?

What does it mean if I have high white blood cells in my urine?

White blood cells: The presence of white blood cells suggests inflammation, probably due to infection. ...Read more

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What could cause high white blood cells and low platelets?

What could cause high white blood cells and low platelets?

Leukemia: Bone marrow malignancies involving the myeloid cells will cause abnormal growth of a certain clone of white cells and inhibit the proliferation of normal cell populations such as platelet precursors and red cell precursors so anemia would be expected also. Severe infection with septicemia could lead to the same problem via destruction of platelets in small blood vessels. Two very different cases! ...Read more

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High white blood cells with chronic pain all over, swollen knees & scarum?

Fxl Med Eval Needed: Since chronic, this could be due to or worsened by a chronic hidden infection, chronic unsuspected food allergy/ies with development of autoimmunity, systemic body (environmental) toxicity or a combination of these factors with or without others – however the above three are some of the most common etiologies. This requires a functional medicine evaluation… (more info avail.). ...Read more

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What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate?Absolute levels and all others are normal

Depends: A mild elevation in white blood cells, with and increase in neutrophils is typical of a bacterial infection, or could be due to medications that you are on (ie. Steroids). If the white blood cell count is very high, you should speak with your primary care provider. ...Read more

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How accurate is a at home UTI test?Says I have high white blood cells but zero nitrates, or something like that.Have a apt in a week.

How accurate is a at home UTI test?Says I have high white blood cells but zero nitrates, or something like that.Have a apt  in a week.

Dip sticks: These home testing devices detect either wbcs, nitrites or both. Nitrites are not generally a very accurate test, but the presence of white blood cells suggests an inflammatory process in progress, probably infection. Call and ask for an earlier appointment or go to an urgent care facility. If you have symptomatic UTI you should be treated. ...Read more

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Recently I had a CBC and hat critical high white blood cells. My myelocytes were high, monocytes low and lymphs were low. worried about leukemea! ?

Recently I had a CBC and hat critical high white blood cells. My myelocytes were high, monocytes low and lymphs were low. worried about leukemea! ?

Impossible: For any doc on healthtap to comment about that. Why did you have a CBC? Could you have an infection? This is a very important question you should ask Immediately!!!! To your doc!!!! ...Read more

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What can cause high white blood cells? How do you lower them?

What can cause high white blood cells? How do you lower them?

Leukocytosis: There are various causes of a high white blood cell count including infection, bone marrow disorders like leukemia,certain medications like corticosteroids,etc. A hematologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Dr. Angelica Balingit
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Blood Cells (Definition)

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