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Most Common Cause Of Low White Blood Cell Count
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?
What can be the cause of low white blood cell count in someone who is not sick and has no symptoms?
Happens.....: God made us a fine tuned machine....But levels go up and down if immunity is ok....No symptoms....Should not worry too much...Also god approach to check on autoimmune diseases.... ...Read more
Leukopenia: Recent infection such as flu, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, aplastic anemia, hiv, lupus, hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer, typhoid, malaria, tb, sepsis, folate deficiency, copper & zinc deficiency, medications such as wellbutrin, (bupropion) depakote, lamictal, clozapine, minocycline, flagyl, interferone, arsenic toxicity. ...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
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
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