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Tests For Leukopenia
Can having chronic leukopenia affect other lab tests or cause other problems? I've had this for many years with no known reason for it.
I did cbc blood wbc was 4.5 on my paper said low, and range 4.8-10.8 also said leukopenia present , dr, said complete normal test, what is norm wbc?
Your WBC is normal: Any WBC count between 4 thousand to 10 thousand is considered normal. The computer likes to be exact but medical values vary, and have a broad range, which I have spelled out for you. You are fine right now. But why did you have a CBC done in the first place? Avoid getting tests done, unless the doctor suspects something to be wrong!! Otherwise you can create unnecessary anxiety! ...Read more
Does viral pulmonary infection on 87 year old man cause anemia and leukopenia on the cbc test and could this infection mimic mds symdrome on same test?
I just my lblood work back
wbc 11.7 h
rdw 15.5 h
neutrophilis absolute 8564 h
leukocyte esterase moderate 2+
bacteria few 10-25 h
my dr is running another blood test for leukopenia and pyuria why is running these test ? Plus another WBC w
Confusion: The best person to ask these questions is your doctor. In addition, he/she can explain the results and put them into context for you. ...Read more
Low white blood cell: Leukopenia is a general term for a low white blood cell count(wbc). That is all leukopenia means, it doesn't say anything about why there is are few wbcs. Often a mild leukopenia is from viral infections, and the typical thing to do is to recheck to see if it goes up. Severe leukopenia is managed emergently, sometimes in hospital. The next step is usually to be referred to a hematologist. ...Read more
Transient, temporary: Leukopenia is low white blood cell count ( checked on a simple CBC, blood count test) This is common with viral illnesses such as the flu. viral condition goes away and so does the leukopenia. following chemotherapy , white cell count drops and recovers ( transient) ...Read more
No: Leukopenia (white blood cells in the blood are fewer than normal) does not cause reduction a child's final height. However, if the leukopenia was severe, and the child had persistent or recurrent infections throughout childhood, he might not grow as tall due to having chronic illnesses. In an adult, leukopenia does not make him shorter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer