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What causes low granulocytes count and percentage?

What causes low granulocytes  count and percentage?

See below: There is a long list of causes and you will find it in the link given below. The causes include inherited disorders, infections, leukemias, bone marrow failure, alcohol, drugs esp chemotherpay, auto-immune disorders etc. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/neutropenia/my00110. ...Read more

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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


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What does low WBC count, high lymphocyte count and low neutrophil count indicate?

What does low WBC count, high lymphocyte count and low neutrophil count indicate?

Need more info.: It would be useful to know the actual values and also the levels of other blood components. It would be preferably to discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the test as s/he has more info on your health and lab tests need to be interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more

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What could cause low neutrophil cell count?

What could cause low neutrophil cell count?

Lots of things: A low WBC can be from neutritional deficiency, autoimmune diseases, hormone disorders, bone marrow failure states (aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome) and leukemias. It can also be seen in someone who otherwise seems healthy, and may even have a normal bone marrow on biopsy (benign neutropenia). Viral infections can cause low WBC counts too. ...Read more

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What causes chronic low platlet count?

What causes chronic low platlet count?

DDx: There are many potential causes of low platelet count (thrombocytopenia). In general platelet production can be low from various bone marrow disorders including cancer and other problems. If the bone marrow is producing platelets they can be destroyed in the body such as immune thrombocytopenic purpura (itp) or sequestered in the spleen if the spleen is enlarged (eg alcohol related splenomegaly). ...Read more

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What could low platelets, low neutrophils and high lymphocytes mean?

What could low platelets, low neutrophils and high lymphocytes mean?

See your doctor: It depends on how high the lymphs are and the total wbc. There could be a number of causes of this count, some serious and some not so serious. It could be anything from a viral infection to a form of leukemia. Your doctor should review the count with you. ...Read more

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What does low WBC count, low esophils, low lymphocytes, and low neutrophils mean?

What does low WBC count, low esophils, low lymphocytes, and low neutrophils mean?

Need to investigate: Low white blood cell count can be due to many reasons, none of those is good, and the patient needs to be investigated to determine the cause. Some may be as simple as vitamin deficiency others are as sever as bone marrow failure. Please discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a high RDW count 15.9, high WBC count 11.3, high neutrophil count 73.0, low lymphocyte count 20.3 mean or possibly indicate?

What does a high RDW count 15.9, high WBC count 11.3, high neutrophil count 73.0, low lymphocyte count 20.3 mean or possibly indicate?

Nothing by itself: I've had my RDW that high just from frequent blood donations. Your absolute neutrophil count is probably high -- did you have a recent infection? A recent cold shower? As a lab specialist, i'm always reminding folks that the numbers by themselves mean nothing except in the context of the history and physical exam. If you feel well and the white cells aren't described as abnormal, don't worry. ...Read more

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Causes of high lymphs count and low rbc?

Causes of high lymphs count and low rbc?

It may be normal: Depending on the age, it may be normal. Children up to about 6 year old have a high lymphocyte count and a low rbc compared to adults normal range. If it is about your own blood count, a high lymphocyte in the CBC is abnormal. Many infections would increase lymphocyte count temporarily, and may reduce rbc count. But there are some serious illnesses that may cause the same thing. See your doctor. ...Read more

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High neutrophils, low lymphs, & low rbc. What causes that pattern?

High neutrophils, low lymphs, & low rbc. What causes that pattern?

RBC: High neutrophils might indicate infection or effect of medication, low lymphocyte might indicate effect of medication or abnormality in lymphocytes, low rbc might indicate anemia or effect of medications. ...Read more

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What can low WBC count, low esophils, low lymphocytes, low neutrophils mean?

Actual results: It would help to know the actual values. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What causes low platelet blood count?

What causes low platelet blood count?

Numerous Causes: Platelets are a blood component necessary for hemostasis (cessation of bleeding); are produced in bone marrow; activated by blood vessel damage.There are numerous causes for a low platelet count: impaired production (bone marrow, genetic disorders); increased consumption (infections), increased destruction (autoimmune diseases), & more. Evaluation by your doctor is necessary to determine the cause ...Read more

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What does high monocyte, lymphocyte, and WBC count mean?

What does high monocyte, lymphocyte, and WBC count mean?

Impossible: About a thousand different possibilities. You must provide us some context to this question. The better option, however, is to demand an explanation of your results from the physician who ordered the test. ...Read more

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White blood cell count low causes what problems?

White blood cell count low causes what problems?

Low white cell count: White blood cells are the body's warriors against infection. When their number runs low, you become more susceptible to infections that could easily become more severe than usual. ...Read more

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What conditions could cause high monocytes, lymphs, bezors, low wbc and low platelets? Also fluctuations?

What conditions could cause high monocytes, lymphs, bezors, low wbc and low platelets? Also fluctuations?

Abnormal blood cell: Bezors probably has nothing to do with mono/ lymphocytosis. Having said that it is inadequate information to connect the dots. Detailed history and examination is required otherwise it would be a case handled by GOOGLE doctor. Have it evaluated by a physician with complete history and physical ...Read more

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What causes high lym% low mpv and rdw.

What causes high lym% low mpv and rdw.

Please elaborate: Can you send your entire blood count and something about your health? This would be very helpful. ...Read more

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What does high neutrophil & low lymphocyte count mean?

What does high neutrophil & low lymphocyte count mean?

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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What can cause low neutrophils, high eosinophils and high limphocytes?

What can cause low neutrophils, high eosinophils and high limphocytes?

Depends: It depends on how high the eosinophil count is. If it is over 1500 on more than one occasions, you need to see an allergist or hematologist. Many things can cause high lymphocyte counts (viral infection, leukemia etc). ...Read more

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What causes low blood count?

What causes low blood count?

Anemia: Is another term for low blood counts. There are multiple causes including but not at all limited to blood loss (menstrual periods, bleeding from the GI tract), nutritional deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) b 12), chronic illnesses, medications, and bone marrow problems. Your dr. Should be able to help you figure out what is causing your low blood counts and if it's serious or not. ...Read more

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What could cause high platelet count in blood?

What could cause high platelet count in blood?

Thrombocytosis...: ...Is the clinical term for a platelet count > 450k. This is subclassified as primary (essential) vs. Secondary: the former is due to unexplained production of platelets, the latter is most often due to chronic infections or inflammation (crohn's dz), anemia, cancer, a rxn to a medication, or following the surgical removal of the spleen. For more info check www.Thrombocytosis.Net. ...Read more

White Blood Cell (Definition)

Body blood cell that responds to inflamation or infection or ...Read more