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What can cause low WBC count? WBC 3.6, lymphocyte 810. Also, HSV 1 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB >5 COXSACKIE B2 AB 1:16 HEPATITIS A AB, REACTIVE Thanks, Don

What can cause low WBC count? WBC 3.6, lymphocyte 810. Also,
HSV 1 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB >5
COXSACKIE B2 AB	1:16
HEPATITIS A AB, REACTIVE
Thanks, Don

Cannot evaluate: Individual lab tests cannot be interpreted without all of the results and an understanding of the patient's medical history. I would recommend asking the doctor who ordered the test or considering a consult on HealthTap Prime, If you have the lab results and can upload them. Good luck. ...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 is the cause of low neutrophil and WBC count?

What is the cause of low neutrophil and WBC count?

Many things: Medications, infections, bone marrow problems. The most common is medications. Sometimes in 6-12% of the population, the WBC is low. Other reasons are we do not know or so called idiopathic neutropenia. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of low neutrophil WBC count?

Neutropenia: A low neutrophil count (neutropenia) can be caused by many different things. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. Others are born with it. Others develop it because of dangerous conditions such as leukemia. Please consult with a hematologist to determine what form of neutropenia you have. ...Read more

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I have a WBC count of 10 and lymphocytes at 428. Is that high or low? What may cause this? Should i be worried?

I have a WBC count of 10 and lymphocytes at 428. Is that high or low?  What may cause this?  Should i be worried?

Low lymphocyte: Your lymphocyte count (428) is low. See doc to repeat cbc. Normal lymphocyte: 1000 to 5000 most common cause for low lymphocyte is viral infections (ebv, cmv, hiv, etc). Others include autoimmune disease (ra, ms, etc), drug, or blood or bone marrow disorder. Your WBC (10, 000) is normal. ...Read more

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What is the reason sepsis will sometimes cause a low WBC count?

What is the reason sepsis will sometimes cause a low WBC count?

Greater loss,less md: If all the wbc's are consumed by the infectious process and the body is not keeping up with their loss, the number declines. The infectious process can also overtake the bone marrow and shut down production. ...Read more

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I have a ferritin level of 8, a low WBC count and low neutrophil and lymphocyte. normal periods and eat well rounded diet - what are potential causes?

I have a ferritin level of 8, a low WBC count and low neutrophil and lymphocyte. normal periods and eat well rounded diet - what are potential causes?

Possible causes: Get an eval as many blood disorders such as the anemia's can cause these issues. Problems with intestinal absorption such as Celiac disease may cause abnormal counts such as yours too. Depending on how low the blood count numbers are,, you may need a more urgent appt. Best to see a Hematologist, as the ferritin is low and you certainly may need iron replacement. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do for a low WBC count?

What to do for a low WBC count?

Nothing: Unless symptomatic or if its under3 then a microscopic analysis of you wbcs followed by a hematologist visit. ...Read more

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What is the exact medical name for a low WBC count ?

What is the exact medical name for a low WBC count ?

Leukopenia: Leukopenia is the exact medical name. When all the blood counts are low, it is called pancytopenia. If the red blood cell count is low, it is anemia. Low platelets is thrombocytopenia. ...Read more

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White Blood Cell (Definition)

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