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Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

Does chemical toxicity cause leukocytosis?

No, usually not: Leukocytosis is an abnormally high number of white blood cells in the blood, as measured on a blood test. Both viral and bacterial infections can sometimes cause high numbers of white blood cells (wbc's) or low numbers of wbc's (leukopenia). Unusual leukocytosis, not caused by an infection, can be due to a bone marrow problem such as an early stage of leukemia. A doctor can further evaluate. ...Read more

Toxicity (Definition)

Toxicity is the degree to which a drug or a substance can harm ...Read more


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What is the cause and significance of leukocytosis and leukipenia?

Many possible answer: Which one do you have? These are two opposite issues, so take a pick and ask what exactly is the problem here? ...Read more

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Can titanium from filshie clips cause problems like toxicity?

Can titanium from filshie clips cause problems like toxicity?

Titanium should not: Titanium should not cause reactions. It's used in various types of implants and is not toxic, especially if it is very pure titanium. Perhaps some people who are very allergic to metals could have reactions to nickel, which might be in "titanium" that is not pure. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why tampons sometimes cause toxic shock?

Can you please explain why tampons sometimes cause toxic shock?

Uncommon: There was a particular type tampon that allowed a particular bacteria to grow rapidly in the vagina. That bacteria produced a toxin that cause "toxic shock". That tampon was removed from the market decades ago. In over 22 years of practice, I have never seen a case of toxic shock. ...Read more

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I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

Pancreas: Probably pancreas. This organ contains a large number of enzymes that are specifically designed to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. That is precisely what we are made of. Injuring the pancreas may releases all these evil humours into the local area. This can wreak havoc in your abdomen... ...Read more

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Could leukocytosis be a cause of cancer?

Could leukocytosis be a cause of cancer?

Not really: A high white blood cell count itself does not cause cancer. It is usually associated with some kind of infection or inflammation in the body, although in some cases it may be a sign of leukemia. ...Read more

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Can toxic substances cause parkinson’s disease?

Can toxic substances cause parkinson’s disease?

Parkinsonism: Yes. There is evidence that certain chemicals and pesticides can cause parkinsonism. We are now experiencing an epidemic of parkinsonism but it is not clear why this is happening. ...Read more

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