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What does a high nuetraphil and low lymphocyte count mean?

What does a high nuetraphil and low lymphocyte count mean?

Both white bld cells: Blood is made up of red blood cells (too few=anemia), platelets (important in clotting) and white blood cells. Normal WBC count is 4-10, 000. Most wbc's are either neutrophils (60-70%) or lymphocytes (30-40%). High neutrophils count (and thus lower lymphocytes) often means a bacterial infection. High lymphocyte ct may mean virus infection. These, of course, are only generalities. ...Read more

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Does multiple chemical sensitivity cause a low lymphocyte count?

Does multiple chemical sensitivity cause a low lymphocyte count?

Not necessarily: May increase your IgE level( immunoglobin E) specific for allergy, Some viral infections can affect lymphocytes. ...Read more

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Can stress or not eating for a few days result in a slightly low lymphocyte count? (normal range is above 1.5 mine was 1.3)

Can stress or not eating for a few days result in a slightly low lymphocyte count? (normal range  is above 1.5 mine was 1.3)

That's fine: Stress can do this -- you just had a root canal? -- and remember that the reference ranges are set up so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can low lymphocyte count 1477 18% affect a neg HIV Ag/Ab test done after 4 mths.I read on the net abt people with low imunity that need six mths.plz h?

Can low lymphocyte count 1477 18% affect a neg HIV Ag/Ab test done after 4 mths.I read on the net abt people with low imunity that need six mths.plz h?

Your test is valid: That advice is for the older generations of HIV testing. You are not HIV positive. If you doubt this, then you owe it to yourself to get a HIV RNA test and look directly for the virus and not any more antibody testing. ...Read more

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How can you have a high WBC but low lymphocyte count?

How can you have a high WBC but low lymphocyte count?

Speed of rise varies: When a sudden jump occurs in the white count, it suggests acute inflammation like appendicitis. There will be a higher than normal lymphocyte count and many young lymphocytes called 'bands' seen in the differential. If the WBC climbs slowly, then there is not as many young immature wbc' seen in circulation. ...Read more

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What does high neutrophil & low lymphocyte count mean?

What does high neutrophil & low lymphocyte count mean?

It depends: One cannot look just at lynphocyte and neutrophil percentages. It must be interpreted in the context of the total white blood cell count. ...Read more

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High neutrophil count(61) and low lymphocyte count (30) for 6 years old boy?

High neutrophil count(61) and low lymphocyte count (30) for 6 years old boy?

CBC: You dont tell the total white blood cell count (WBC), but these numbers are generally indicative of a bacterial infection or an early viral infection. knowing the symptoms and the rest of the blood count would be more helpful. :) ...Read more

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Iam negative hiv, hep a, b and c after 2 years post exposure, but i found out I have a low lymphocyte count, could my reults be false negative ?

Iam negative hiv, hep a, b and c after 2 years post exposure, but i found out I have a low lymphocyte count, could my reults be false negative ?

False Test results: Nope. There are a number of more common reasons for a fluctuating lymphocyte count (i am very curious why any healthy person would be having their lymphocytes tested) but if you were negative for these infections and no new exposures then you are most likely negative for them still. ...Read more

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Low lymphocyte count last three tests. Went from 17% to 13% to 19% over a year. Range is 22%No hiv. All other normal except neutrophils high. Mean?

Not really low!: Your lymphocyte counts are fine. they will fluctuate up and down and are not a fixed number. tell us about your neutrophil /WBC counts. Then we can make it more clear for you. We need a complete blood count(CBC) report before one can advice you. ...Read more