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Everytime i yawn, water comes out of my eyes and then my nose becomes runny. Is this because I am sick? Does zyprexa (olanzapine) lower white blood cells, related?

Everytime i yawn, water comes out of my eyes and then my nose becomes runny. Is this because I am sick? Does zyprexa (olanzapine) lower white blood cells, related?

Lots of questions: All serotonin agents including zyprexa, (olanzapine) which is one of its properties can cause yawning. It can lower the white cell count. It can also cause a runny nose. Leukopenia is unrelated to these other symptoms. I can't find any references to why your eyes may get watery. Perhaps one of my other colleagues on the site will have some insight into that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Angelica Balingit
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Blood Cells (Definition)

Blood cells are individual cells that are carried by blood to various organs. White blood cells fight infection. Red ...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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Does normal count of white blood cells lower the risk of hivaids?

Does normal count of white blood cells lower the risk of hivaids?

Unfortunately, no: It is good - so that's worth a bit - but nothing more w/ respect to HIV/AIDS. Risk is lowered by condoms and the drug, Prep. If you are at all worried, please do have a test. While there gather and learn as much info as you can. The folk will be happy to help since you'll be helping them! Simple white cell count is not an indicator . Best to you! ...Read more

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What are the causes of an increase or a decrease in white blood cells?

White cells: White blood cells are made in the bone marrow and circulate in the blood stream. They increase in response to infection, trauma, stress, tumor (i.e.. Leukemia), and abnormal bone marrow production. They decrease sometimes related to severe infection (sepsis), impaired bone marrow production, and autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Can a high count in white blood cells cause anxiety? and how do you lower the count in white blood cells?

Can a high count in white blood cells cause anxiety? and how do you lower the count in white blood cells?

Depends.: When you have a high white count, it is usually a sign that your body is reacting to so,me type of infection which maybe accompanied by high fever and in some severe cases causes delirium. If the infection is respiratory in nature, you may have difficulty breathing and an anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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Would routine blood work have any indications as to pancreas problems (i.E. Lower blood count, increased white blood cells, etc.) what would those be?

Would routine blood work have any indications as to pancreas problems (i.E. Lower blood count, increased white blood cells, etc.) what would those be?

Lipase, amylase,: This depends on the pathology or the disease type of the pancrease (pancrelipase) itself. In acute pancreatitis (inflammation of pancrease (pancrelipase)) >amylase and lipase enzyme substances are elevated in the blood. >white blood cells can also be elevated . In gallstone pancreatitis ( pancreatitis caused by gallbladder stones) >liver function tests can be elevated. In pancreatic cancer. >ca 19.9 can be elevated in blood. ...Read more

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