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What to do for a low WBC count?

What to do for a low WBC count?

Nothing: Unless symptomatic or if its under3 then a microscopic analysis of you wbcs followed by a hematologist visit. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


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What is normal WBC count for men?

What is normal WBC count for men?

A wide range.....: Of normal is seen for both men and women. Generally, a range of 4k-10k per ul is commonly reported by most labs. However, the number of wbcs is only part of the picture. The relative amounts of each type of WBC count is also important to consider. If you have a more specific question or concern, please feel free to post here or talk with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does a WBC count of 20, 000 mean?

What does a WBC count of 20, 000 mean?

Leukocytosis: It means leukocytosis which is an abnormally high white blood cell (WBC) count. This finding can be associated with multiple clinical conditions including infections/inflammatory states but also leukemia. A value of 20, 000 is quite high (normal: 400 - 11, 000), therefore a consultation with your physician or a hematologist is strongly recommended. ...Read more

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WBC count 13000 in men what is its mean?

WBC count 13000 in men what is its mean?

It: Means leukocytosis which alone can occur in many situations like viral infections, bacteria infections, due to medications like steroids, leukemia. .................. More information and CBC differentials will be helpful. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my WBC count 15000?

Depends on symptoms: An elevated WBC can mean infection or a number of other things. 15000 can be normal in some situations. It is important to describe any new symptoms that you may be experiencing. This will help in determining if the elevation in wbcs is normal or a sign of something more serious. Please follow up with the provider who ordered your cbc. ...Read more

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What does a WBC count of 14000 indicate?

May be infection: There are many causes of increased wbc. It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining a blood smear, taking history and may be doing additional tests. If would be prudent to see your doctor. Consult this site for info.
http://www. Aafp. Org/afp/2000/1101/p2053.html. ...Read more

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What's the best way to raise my WBC count?

What's the best way to raise my WBC count?

Why would u: Want to? You should know why it is low and if it is pathology or normal variation. If it is from a marrow problem, you need to find out what that is. If it is from treatment, it may or may not be indicated. One needs to establish a diagnosis not treat a sign or symptom. ...Read more

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How does a person increase their WBC count?

How does a person increase their WBC count?

Take away cause: The key is to figure out why the WBC is low to begin with. The goal should be to eliminate that. Some cancers can cause leukopenia (low wbc). Also, some chemotherapy meds can cause it. In certain circumstances, your doctor may recommend a medication that stimulates your bone marrow to produce more wbc. An example is called neupogen. ...Read more

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Is there any medicines to reduce wbc count?

Leukocytosis: First need to find out the reason for elevated white count, infection or inflammatory response or related uncontrolled production from cancers.
Treatment has to be directed towards the cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: WBC count?

What is the definition or description of: WBC count?

WBC is shorthand for: White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less common eosinophils and basophils. ...Read more

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My WBC count is 9.74. Auto Neutro # is 6.57. Is that normal?

You're fine: I'm glad you're health-conscious. These numbers fluctuate tremendously from hour to hour. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to increase WBC count during chemotherapy?

How to increase WBC count during chemotherapy?

Following: Myelosuppressive chemotherapy, the bone marrow will be compromised in its ability to make neutrophils (a type of WBC that protects against bacterial infections). Since a neutrophil only lasts 24hrs after it's made, you quickly run out if you aren't making them efficiently. To facilitate recovery after chemo, we use a gcsf, which stimulates neutrophil production to mitigate infection risk. ...Read more

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What could cause a decrease in your WBC count?

What could cause a decrease in your WBC count?

LOW WBC: You should know why it is low and if it is pathology or normal variation. If it is from a marrow problem, you need to find out what that is. If it is from treatment, it may or may not be indicated. One needs to establish a diagnosis not treat a sign or symptom. ...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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Can lymphoma cause WBC count to be high (25, 000)?

Can lymphoma cause WBC count to be high (25, 000)?

Absolutely-but..: Depends on the type of lymphoma. By definition, lymphoma-leukemia can be seen in the peripheral blood, with types such as chronic lymphocytic lymphoma/leukemia. But in general, it depends on the lymphoma type. It would be lymphocytes or blasts that were elevated. ...Read more

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What could cause a high WBC count in a 3-month-old?

Stress/infection: The WBC can double in a reaction to stress at any age as circulating stress cortisol causes wbc's to enter the circulation from their resting sites. The typical cause is some infectious trigger & both viral & bacterial infections can cause a similar increase. After time passes the profile of the wbc's (neutrophils/lymphs/monocytes) can suggest a likely agent. ...Read more

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Could you ever get hurt/harmed with a low wbc count?

Could you ever get hurt/harmed with a low wbc count?

Leukopenia: A low white count may make you more susceptible to infections. You need to have your low white count evaluated and properly diagnosed to find out why it is low and what the official diagnosis is. You should see a Hematologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does medicine like lokit will affect WBC count result?

Manufacterer says:: Omeprazole may in very rare cases affect the white blood cells leading to immune deficiency. If you have an infection with symptoms such as fever with symptoms of a local infection such as pain in the neck, throat or mouth or difficulties in urinating, you must consult your doctor as soon as possible so that a lack of white blood cells (agranulocytosis).can be ruled out by a blood test. ...Read more

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My wbc count is 6.8 and my RBC is 5.21. Is that normal?

My wbc count is 6.8 and my RBC is 5.21. Is that normal?

Yes: 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, the results you provided are within normal limits. See this site for more information, but do not get up on minor differences from the given ranges.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/tests-procedures/complete-blood-count/basics/results/PRC-20014088 ...Read more

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What does an elevated rbc and wbc count mean on labwork?

Lab Results: Taken alone they don't really mean much. How elevated are they? What are other lab values? What signs and symptoms do you have? You need to ask this of the person that ordered their test. It might just indicate that more lab work needs to be done to determine IF there is anything wrong. Talk to your medical provider! ...Read more

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My daughter have 31000 WBC count What to do very much scared?

My daughter have 31000 WBC count What to do very much scared?

Consult doctor: Such high count of WBC is found in a child with bacterial infection and your daughter must have been seen by your doctor and should be on treatment, the count should come down to normal with treatment in 2-3 days. Discuss with your doctor if there is any other reason of high count. ...Read more

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Is it true that in malaria WBC count gets a little bit low.?

Is it true that in malaria WBC count gets a little bit low.?

Yes.: WBC counts in malaria are lower than in normals. See this site for more info.

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2481386/ ...Read more

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My daughter's WBC count was 22, 200 cells/ul. Is that serious?

Not by itself.: You could see white counts this high with mild infections as well as serious ones, and it is actually a normal count for a newborn. ...Read more

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How high should the WBC count for it to be consider as leukemia?

How high should the WBC count for it to be consider as leukemia?

Not just White Count: Leukemia is a disease that starts in the bone marrow. The white blood cell count can be variable. The other blood counts (red blood cells and platelets) are typically low in leukemia. If a white count is too high, above 20 thousand, than that may warrant more investigation. If other blood counts are low (regardless of WBC count) I would consider a bone marrow evaluation for leukemia. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my WBC count is high and my absolute gran is high?

What does it mean when my WBC count is high and my absolute gran is high?

How high?: The most common circumstance would be a bacterial infection. Could also be a chronic leukemia, drug effect, or from heavy smoking. ...Read more

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Can WBC count be said is the key sign of inflammation? Are there cases of inflammation not affecting WBC count?

Can WBC count be said is the key sign of inflammation? Are there cases of inflammation not affecting WBC count?

Yes: Yes there are conditions where infection or inflammation takes place without a significant WBC reaction, best if you see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My WBC count is 10.5 thou/ul instead of being b/w 4.0-10.0 thou/ul. What can be the reason? Is it something to worry about?

My WBC count is 10.5 thou/ul instead of being b/w 4.0-10.0 thou/ul. What can be the reason? Is it something to worry about?

See below...: The normal WBC range is generally 4000-11000 but sometimes different labs have slightly different reference ranges. So yours is still within normal limits but at the higher end. If you currently have a sore throat, it may be an infection. You could check again after symptoms disappear, it should go down. ...Read more

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I take lithium for 4 months. Now have high WBC count. Should lithium be blamed and it discontinued or other testing in order? Thanks

This is a well-known: Effect of lithium. Your doctor should be able to tell you this. Here is one of many scientific papers that describe this lithium effect: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2571901

also, in most cases, there is no reason to stop lithium because of high WBC count. ...Read more

White Blood Cell (Definition)

Body blood cell that responds to inflamation or infection or ...Read more