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Low White Blood Cells And Chills And Fever
Usually bacterial: It's usually a bacterial illness that causes the symptoms you describe. But this can include anything form sinus infections, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia, infection in the blood, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, meningitis, skin abcesses... The list goes on and on. You need a thorough assessment of associated symptoms and a physical exam to try and pinpoint your condition. ...Read more
Why is having high white blood count not healthy? Don't white blood cells fight bacteria and infections and the such?
Leukopenia may be...: Counterintuitive, but it is seen frequently in the context of infection/inflammation. Usually we equate illness with a rise in WBC count because we mobilize our wbcs to fight off infections caused by multiple pathogens...Viruses, bacteria, fungi for example. However, inflammatory cytokines can induce transient marrow suppression to cause leukopenia. Should resolve spontaneously. Get well soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No relation: there is a lot of theory of what caused migraine headache low white cell is not one of them most likely they are not connected low white cell could make you vulnerable for infection make sure you keep following with your doctor and follow their advice it could turn to a serious problem Hope this helps! thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more
Listeria : Healthy people rarely get ill from listeria unless it's a large exposure. Visit CDC website for more information and stay in touch with your doctor. ...Read more
What can cause my platelets, white blood cells and red blood cells are all high causing leukocytosis, mild thrombocytosis and macrocytes?
Inflammation : Macrocytes are white blood cells too. Also depends how high they are. Very mild elevation like 10-13 for WBC and 400-450 for platelets could be lab variations too. If mild to moderate suggests inflammation which can be from infection, autoimmune disorders. If very high, blood disorders are a concern. Whomever ordered the test should follow up with u. ...Read more
Need to se MD asap: With your symptoms of fever, sore lymph nodes and low blood pressure.You need to consult your doctor asap.It may be an infectious process, or some serious condition involving the lymph nodes.You should follow up with your doctor and may need a consult with id specialist or a hematologist. ...Read more
High white blood cell count green poop low grade fever and chills with headache flu negative strep negative listeria ??
If you have green: poop and fever, then look inside the belly for cause. You may need a CT, or stool culture, or GI workup. If you have headache with fever, perhaps you need to look for meningitis. In other words, have your doctor keep looking for a cause, those tests you listed are only the beginning. Focus on your symptoms and start there. Good luck. ...Read more
Leukemia: Bone marrow malignancies involving the myeloid cells will cause abnormal growth of a certain clone of white cells and inhibit the proliferation of normal cell populations such as platelet precursors and red cell precursors so anemia would be expected also. Severe infection with septicemia could lead to the same problem via destruction of platelets in small blood vessels. Two very different cases! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In chemotherapy . White blood count low and fever .. Also very tierd and sleepy . Can it def be infection as low white cell count ?what could the extreme tierdness be?
Watch out for Fever!: There are more than one causes for feeling tired. Infection can cause it as you indicated but here fever is the first symptom. So if you feel cold, shiver, check your temp or go to an ER for evaluation. If you do not feel feverish(Hot or very cold), Anemia/low Hemoglobin(Hb) is another common reason especially after multiple cycles of chemo. If your Hb is >10Gram, no fever, then chemo may cause ...Read more
Lab data: Without a full medical history and physical exam cannot possibly theorize about what this may be. It certainly indicates a need for further investigation and should not be ignored. Good luck. ...Read more
High Wbc and neuts, low lymphocytes blood hemoglobin &protien in urine. No infection and no stones. Nausea headache back & groin pain?
You need a good MD: You have several things wrong that require a good internist to investigate these problems further. It is difficult to guess the cause without complete history and physical examination done by your doctor. ...Read more
UTI or urethritis: Sounds like a urinary tract or urethral infection. See a doctor and get treated. ...Read more
When both RBC and: Wbcs are affected several topics come to mind. The marrow may be stressed in response to infection, or due to a medication. This would also be a common pattern in bone marrow production problems such as the myelodysplastic syndromes. Patients with acute leukemia can also present in this fashion. ...Read more
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