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What Are Immature White Blood Cells
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
There are many.: Infections can sometimes cause low white blood cells - surprising to many because most people think of a high WBC in that case, but overwhelming bacterial infections can lead to depletion of wbcs. Viruses can also destroy wbcs temporarily. Certain medicines and drugs can cause low white blood counts and auto-immune diseases (where the body's immune system attacks itself) are another cause. ...Read more
Gleevec (imatinib): Gleevec (imatinib) is indicated for a condition called chronic myelogeneous leukemia as well as given to patient with philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Immature white blood cells which is called blast would be found in acute leukemia. It also can be found in chronic myelogenous leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My white blood cells 14.6 (normal range 4.0-11.0) neutrophils 70 (normal range 50-70) and other types of white blood cells are normal... what is the r?
Blood count a bit hi: You have mildly elevated White blood cell (WBC) count. This is commonly due to infection. There are some other rare causes but before you worry about anything else, get your blood checked again(2 weeks after the last WBC was done). If your WBC count is still high/higher than before then you need to see your doctor for further testing to find the cause. ...Read more
What can cause my platelets, white blood cells and red blood cells are all high causing leukocytosis, mild thrombocytosis and macrocytes?
Inflammation : Macrocytes are white blood cells too. Also depends how high they are. Very mild elevation like 10-13 for WBC and 400-450 for platelets could be lab variations too. If mild to moderate suggests inflammation which can be from infection, autoimmune disorders. If very high, blood disorders are a concern. Whomever ordered the test should follow up with u. ...Read more
White count: Between 4000 and 11, 000.Get a more detailed answer ›
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