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What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Leukopenia
Depends: Many have low white count that is benign & no symptoms. It may also be due to a recent infection, medication, excessive alcohol intake, or underlying blood disease (even cancer), or else... The differential DX is wide. If white count is very low, risk of infection is increased. If you have fevers, chills, drenching night sweats or recurrent infection, you need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is leukopenia? Doctor said it's only slightly low and not to worry about it, since I don't have any symptoms.
Low WBC: Leukopenia means that there is a decrease in the white blood cell count. White blood cells are the blood cells that are part of the immune system and responsible for fighting infection. There are different types of white blood cells that can be low. This is something that needs to be monitored. If it persists or is associated with other changes in your blood counts it needs further evaluation. ...Read more
I've had leukopenia for a year now. Off and on fatigue. No other symptoms. 30yr old female. Could this be MDS? RBC normal. Only thing wrong is WBC.
Fever for 14 day without any other symptoms CBC show leukopenia also high ESR & CRP. take all antibiotics and no response. what is the diagnosis?
FUO: Fever of unknown origin. Please read up on this term. There's a good chance that you are seriously sick, and in need of a proper workup in real life -- we can't do it here based on the very incomplete information you've provided. You have Hodgkin's, TB or bacterial endocarditis until proved otherwise; there are dozens of others to rule in/out. ...Read more
Son has leukopenia. No other symptoms. Loads of energy! Sweats at night, no fever. My mother and aunt thyroid issues.. I Gilbert's syndrome.ideas?
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
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