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Would having leukopenia affect CRP and ESR tests?

Would having leukopenia affect CRP and ESR tests?

Probably not: Esr is very dependent on rbcs but not. Wbc. The CRP is also not impacted by low wbc. ...Read more

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Leukopenia (Definition)

This term is generic for any low total ...Read more


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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.

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.

Probably not...: Depending on how low your white count is, sl. Low white cells should not adversely impact or cause other health problems. As always, healthy behaviors are recommended... Sleep, hydration, exercise, balanced diet... ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is leukopenia?

What is leukopenia?

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

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What exactly is leukopenia?

What exactly is leukopenia?

Leukopenia: Leukopenia is how doctors say low white blood cell count. There are many different causes. Please see a hematologist so they can help determine the cause of your leukopenia. ...Read more

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What exactly is transient leukopenia?

What exactly is transient leukopenia?

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

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Could leukopenia cause reduction in height?

Could leukopenia cause reduction in height?

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 more

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