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Wbc is 15.7. Whats normal white blood cell count range?

Wbc is 15.7. Whats normal white blood cell count range?

4-11.5 thousand/mm3: Your WBC ct is elevated moderately, but need to know what is the cause -infection, inflammation, stress, ecetera. More history is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


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If your white blood count is normal, but your neut is 5 points below range, and lymph is 2 points above, is that bad? All else was perfect,feel fine.

If your white blood count  is normal, but your neut is 5 points below range, and lymph is 2 points above, is that bad? All else was perfect,feel fine.

Lab test variability: The upper and lower normal ranges for lab tests are determined by how far the value is from average, so 5% of people will be abnormal" in any particular lab test. So I ran 20 lab tests on anyone then at least one would be "abnormal", but you could still be totally healthy. In general, small shifts in lymphycytes & neutrophils less than 10% in an otherwise healthy person should not be worrisome. ...Read more

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What causes a high white blood count with platelets in the mid-normal range?

What causes a high white blood count with platelets in the mid-normal range?

Many conditions: Many conditions cause an elevated WBC count. They include bacterial infections, corticosteroid or lithium administration, many inflammatory conditions, hemolysis, granulocyte stimulating factor administration, leukemias etc. ...Read more

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Is 5.3 white blood count normal range and is a high white count and indication of heart disease?

Is 5.3 white blood count normal range and is a high white count and indication of heart disease?

Normal. No.: This is a normal WBC count. A high white count is associated with many things but is not often the presenting sign of heart disease and it confers no risk. ...Read more

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What would be a normal white blood count for a healthy person?

4K-10K: About 4000 to 10000 per microliter. Interference from many medications and conditions and from blood draw itself. ...Read more

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Can you have leukemia with a normal white blood count?

Can you have leukemia with a normal white blood count?

Yes: It's fairly uncommon, more something you'll see in kids' leukemias. The cells are in the bone marrow but choose not to circulate. The key to leukemias is more about abnormal cells crowding out good ones. ...Read more

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Hello what should white blood count range be for a child of 4 in urine? My daughters is 537.0 and the previous ones are 23.0 and 59.0and neg for bact

Hello what should white blood count range be for a child of 4 in urine? My daughters is 537.0 and the previous ones are 23.0 and 59.0and neg for bact

0-5 at most: There should not be nearly this many white cells in the urine. If there is not other evidence that all the samples are contaminated (i.e., epithelial cells), this is very concerning for a longstanding urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a normal white blood count, and end up diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome from a bone marrow biopsy?

Yes: It is a little confusing, but it is possible. We have 3 different cell lines in our blood: white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets or clotting cells. They all start their maturation in the marrow with young forms that evolve in mature, circulating cells. Myelodysplasia can affect 1, 2 or all cell lines and will eventually affect the number and/or the proportion of immature forms in blood ...Read more

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Is white blood count 7.2 normal ? What value is considered abnormal ?

Is white blood count 7.2 normal ? What value is considered abnormal ?

Normal Values: Normal values are set based on age and specific labs. That said, 7.2 WBC is generally right in the midrange of normal for total WBC's. Generally, for adults, a WBC count of 5.0 to 10.0 is normal. Doctors often look at not just the total number of WBC's but also what type and how many of each type fo WBC a person has in the blood. The two together help determine "normal" vs "abnormal". ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Ruma
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Blood Count (Definition)

Include the number of white blood cells (wbc), red blood cells (hgb or ...Read more