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Low White Blood Cell Count After Kidney Stone
My white blood cell count was 6.25... Is this normal or low? Is it okay to take prednisone for poison ivy with this WBC count?
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Im having extreme pain in my lower and middle spine, kidney tenderness, low grade fever and a white blood cell count of 18,000 raising by the day. MRI shows negative. Pain gets worse by the day?
My white blood cell count was round the 500 mark..but im also expierencing a sharp pain n my diaphram as well as my kidney area.why is that?
I've had severe Edema for 3 yrs. Now my white blood cell count is down, kidney and heart are fine. Why can no one tell where edema's coming from. Help?
1 kidney+long-severe orthostatic hypotension(~77/35)+low red blood cell count(~3)+hemoglbin(9.5)+dehydrated. Use Aranesp(2 so far).Shall stop Exforge?
Depends: The primary purpose of white blood cells (wbcs) is to fight infection. So, people with low white blood cell counts could be more susceptible to infections. However, it depends on why the wbcs are low. Some people simply have low WBC counts and live normal lives. Others could have an underlying problem causing the low counts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes.: Low WBC can be due to nutritional factors, infections (esp. Viral infections), autoimmune diseases, inhereted defects, leukemias and other bone marrow cancers, meylodysplasia, drug reactions, and even unknown causes. The problem with this is infection, but the risk depends on how low the WBC is. Only with very low WBC is there a risk of death. ...Read more
Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate. ...Read more
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