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Doctor insights on: What Causes High Lymphocytes

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What is the cause for high reactive lymphocytes?

What is the cause for high reactive lymphocytes?

Viral infection: Viral infections like epstein barr (cause of mono), CMV and others are the usual causes of elevation of reactive lymphocytes. If these persist, it would be prudent to have a hematologist evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have a normal lymphocyte percentage (36.6%); but, a lymph # of 3.2, which was marked as high? What can cause this? Should i be concerned?

No: The absolute lymphocyte count of 3.2 means nothing in and of itself. A modest lymphocytosis could go along with a viral infection, or may just be normal for you. ...Read more

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Given 1 yr of chronic high temp (99.5 to 100), is a relative lymphocyte percentage near 50% consistent over 3 tests in 9 months a cause for concern?

Given 1 yr of chronic high temp (99.5 to 100), is a relative lymphocyte percentage near 50% consistent over 3 tests in 9 months a cause for concern?

It depends,,,: This really depends on whether or not you have an underlying condition. If not, you might just have had a viral infection or something like that when your blood was tested. However, if you think you have some condition that affects the blood, you might want to see you doctor for evaluation. More tests are likely needed so see your dr. For them and the results of those you had. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes lymphocytes to be low and monocytes to be high?

What causes lymphocytes to be low and monocytes to be high?

Symptoms?: It is very hard to give meaning to lab values without the clinical context (symptoms) and the exact lab values (how high or low). In general, what you describe could be due to an infection, perhaps caused by a bacteria. More information could be helpful. ...Read more

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Can chronic back pain cause high lymphocyte?

Can chronic back pain cause high lymphocyte?

No: Musculo-skeletal pain is not expected to raise lymphocyte count. ...Read more

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Types of infections that cause chronic high lymphocytes?

Types of infections that cause chronic high lymphocytes?

Lymphocytosis: There are numerous infectious conditions that are associated with high lymphocyte counts. Viral conditions include hepatitis, inf. Mono, cmv, herpes simplex, chicken pox, and measles. Bacterial infections which may cause a lympphocytosis include pertussis, brucellosis, typhoid, tb, and syphilis. Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection, may also cause high lymphocyte counts. ...Read more

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Low lymphocytes and high neutrophils, what are the possible causes?

Low lymphocytes and high neutrophils, what are the possible causes?

Infection.: Depends on relative proportions, but in general without symptoms this is sometimes a big nothing. Could potentially be an infection, but you would very likely be aware of it through some other means such as pain, etc. ...Read more

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Low neutrophils and high lymphocytes ihad a 36 low and a 52 high what would cause these, and is this serious?

Low neutrophils and high lymphocytes  ihad a 36 low and a 52 high what would cause these, and is this serious?

It depends: One cannot look just at lynphocyte and neutrophil percentages. It must be interpreted in the context of the total white blood cell count. ...Read more

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Low sodium, low lymphocytes and high neutrophils. Any cause for concern?

How far off?: And how do you feel? Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside the reference range. Ignore percentages on lymphocytes and neutrophils and only note the absolute values, and then only if they are far, far from reference range or there are abnormal forms. I can do this to my lymphs and neuts by taking a cold swim. If your doctor isn't worried, don't be. ...Read more

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Can high lymphocytes cause pain in legs?

Can high lymphocytes cause pain in legs?

No: The lymphocytes might be a sign of the same process causing the leg pain however. The connection is not immediately apparent. ...Read more