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What does an increase in WBC indicate? What problem do I have?

What does an increase in WBC indicate? What problem do I have?

Varies: The commonest cause is infection, Some drugs may cause it. Leukemias are the most serious issue. You need to discuss it with your doctor as more investigation may be needed. ...Read more

White Blood Cell (Definition)

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


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What does an increase in WBC indicate? What problem do I have?

Depends/infection,,,: it depends how high the WBC count is. In otherwise healthy adults, it likely means there's an infection the body's fighting. If it's very high, it could mean a leukemia or lymphoma, but there are other symptoms and readings that are present, like fatigue. As for your particular problem, more information would be needed to find out. A visit to your doctor for more tests and an exam would help. ...Read more

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What diet shld i follow to increase my wbc. Its now at 3900. It was 3500 6 years ago?

No diet to inc WBV: There is no diet that is know to increase white blood cells. Diets high in iron can increase red cells if they are low to iron deficiency. There really little difference between 3900 and 3500 cells, if you repeat you blood count every other day for a week you can see this variation. As long as your red cells and platelets are normal, then i would not be concerned about his. ...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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Can endometrosis (severe stage) cause a slight increase in WBC and platletes.

Can endometrosis (severe stage) cause a slight increase in WBC and platletes.

Associations: Endometriosis is associated with elevations in white count but it's not clear what is cause and what is effect (chicken or the egg). Endometriosis is much more often associated with low platelet counts, not elevations. ...Read more

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Why there is increase in wbc 2200 and platelet of 8.8lakhs in a child of 9 months?

Why there is increase in wbc 2200 and platelet of 8.8lakhs in a child of 9 months?

Thromocytosis: There are many reasons for thrombocytosis, diagnosis and etiology of the condition usually involves evaluation of a blood smear of peripheral blood cells from a vein or artery, and if a severe problem is present, a matching sample of bone marrow cells which have progenitor central blood cell elements is needed also for analysis. You may need to have a Hematologist evaluate for best answer ...Read more

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I was having viral fever a week ago... and now my WBC is lower than 2600. what should I do to increase my WBC?

Live healthy: Interesting, while people classically think of infections causing your WBC to be elevated/high, it's not that uncommon to see low WBCs that are related to infections too. For the short time, just focus on living healthy, meaning eat well, get plenty of rest, and remain active but don't overdo it. You should have some follow up for this in the near future to make sure that your counts improve. ...Read more

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My TSH is > 100 and WBC is 9300 and currently on eltroxin 100mcg can I take folvite (folic acid) 5 mg after 7 hrs. Will folic increase my WBC affect my hypothyroid?

My TSH is > 100 and WBC is 9300 and currently on eltroxin 100mcg can I take folvite (folic acid) 5 mg after 7 hrs. Will folic increase my WBC affect my hypothyroid?

Yes, probably no: Yes, no problem taking folvite, (folic acid) though i don't know if it will affect your WBC or thyroid. Your WBC is normal, though is a bit on the higher side which may indicate an acute infection- but it can change a great deal day to day. Eltroxin may not be enough- many people need liothyronine as well. Make sure your free T3 gets into the upper half of the normal range. You may benefit from taking iodine. ...Read more

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Can i take folvite (folic acid) 5 mg after 7 hrs of taking eltroxin 100 mcg. I have high WBC 9300 will intake of folic increase my WBC count and affect hypothyroid?

Can i take folvite (folic acid) 5 mg after 7 hrs of taking eltroxin 100 mcg. I have high WBC 9300 will intake of folic increase my WBC count and affect hypothyroid?

Medicines: You MUST be very careful with your medication and get all of the necessary advice from your primary doctor. It is unlikely that you will need ll the medicines you listed. ...Read more