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What does it mean if my monocytes are low and neutrophils are high?

What does it mean if my monocytes are low and neutrophils are high?

Relative v.absolute?: The percentages can be misleading. One must really look at the absolute amounts of both. Depending on the circumstances, a true absolute neutrophilia may be caused by a list of conditions too long to list here. In most cases, the low monocyte count is due to the relative expansion of neutrophils (infections, smoking, trauma, autoimmune conditions, even some cancers). Your md should be able to help. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your WBC is low and your lymphs are high and neutrophils are low what does this mean?

What does it mean if your WBC is low and your lymphs are high and neutrophils are low what does this mean?

Ask your doctor to e: Your doctor is expected to explain what numbers of wmc/neutrophils you have and what it means. I would need to know the actual numbers to be able to interpret this information in your case. Get to know what is normal and what is low and how low it is? Normal WBC count is between 4, 000 to 10, 000 and about half of these numbers should be neutrophils. What are your numbers? ...Read more

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What does it mean if my wbc, platelets and granulocytes are all high?

What does it mean if my wbc, platelets and granulocytes are all high?

How high?: Increased counts can be reactive to infection or another process. Can be myeloproliferative disease, a drug or even attributable to heavy smoking. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have high MCH and high atypical lymphocytes and low platelets?

What does it mean if you have high MCH and high atypical lymphocytes and low platelets?

Viral or leukemic: Need more detail to know the significance. Could be epstein-barr infection or something more serious. Evaluation with hematolgist is in order. ...Read more

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What are monocytes and what does a high count mean?

What are monocytes and what does a high count mean?

Type of white cell: Monocytes are one of the principal type of white blood cell. In tissues they mature into macrophages and histiocytes, cells that eat up dead tissue, eat up pathogenic organisms, and have important roles otherwise in presenting antigens to lymphocytes. High monocyte counts likely indicate certain viral infections, such as mononucleosis, or other conditions with immune reactions. ...Read more

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What causes neutrophils and WBC to be low while lymphs are high?

What causes neutrophils and WBC to be low while lymphs are high?

Many, many things: The list is too long to list here, and it depends on the patient's individual circumstances. In younger patients, it is usually related to some transient infection. In older adults, it needs a more dedicated work up. A trained hematologist can sort this out in 2 visits, with some standard testing, including a review of the blood under the microscope. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have high neutrophils and low lymphocytes?

Need more info: What are the actual counts? Do you have any symptoms? How long have you had such counts? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to do that. ...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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What to do if I have high neutrophils, low lymphocytes, high sed rate?

Not enough info: Why were the tests ordered in the first place? Address this question to the doctor who ordered them. ...Read more

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What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Absolute lymphocytes and all others are normal should I be scared

What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Absolute lymphocytes and all others are normal should I be scared

High cell counts: Need more information. E.G. What is your age and gender. What are the levels of neutrophils and lmphocytes. Do you have any illness or do you get fevers. ...Read more

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What is possible if your WBC, neutrophil absolute, and neutrophil % is high, and lumphocytes are low?

What is possible if your WBC, neutrophil absolute, and neutrophil % is high, and lumphocytes are low?

Usually benign: There are many causes for an increased white count and increased neutrophils, but the most common is an infection. The more concerning causes for increased WBC are ususally associated with other blood cell abnormalities, such as immature or abnormal-looking WBCs. If the WBC is very high, it should be rechecked to make sure it goes back down to normal. ...Read more

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I have high monocytes, lymphocytes, high platlets and wbc. what could this all mean?

How high?: All laboratory 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. Having said that, it might have helped if you had provided the actual numbers rather than your interpretation "high". ...Read more

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I HAVE LOW WBC AND HIGH PLATELETS, HIGH SEGMENTED NEUTROPHILS AND LOW EOSINPHILS??

WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I HAVE LOW WBC AND HIGH PLATELETS, HIGH SEGMENTED NEUTROPHILS  AND LOW EOSINPHILS??

Nonspecific: These tests rarely tell you much and have to be interpreted in the context. The normals are based on averages but highs and lows have no clinical significance. For example, if you have a high segmented percentage in the setting of low WBCs that can actually mean a normal absolute segmented count. Also, eos generally should be low. ...Read more

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What happens if monocyte and lymphocytes also erythrocyte sedimentation rate are all high?

What happens if monocyte and lymphocytes also erythrocyte sedimentation rate are all high?

Paraproteinemia: The Sed Rate often goes up if there is inflammation somewhere in the body but it can also go up if lymphocytes are producing excessive protein (called immunoglobulin) . This is called a paraproteinemia. This might represent a blood disorder. I suggest you chat with your Doctor to see if this is a old vs a new finding. If new, then your doctor may want you to see a hematologist to clarify. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your kidney numbers are high?

What does it mean if your kidney numbers are high?

See below: I am assuming your toxin numbers in the blood are high. Cannot give an accurate answer- please be more clear. You can give the labs and ask the question. ...Read more

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What are diseases that cause high hgb?

What are  diseases that cause high hgb?

Low oxygen, blood do: Low oxygen levels sometimes can trick the body into making more blood, and can be seen in people with COPD / emphysema and even in smokers. Blood disorders like polycythemia vera can do this also. Some medications can cause the HGB (hemoglobin) levels to rise (erythopoetin, testosterone, etc). Some people just naturally have a slightly high hgb. ...Read more

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What could a high lymphocyte and low neutrpjils means if you have lupus?

What could a high lymphocyte and low neutrpjils means if you have lupus?

Maybe nothing: These levels fluctuate wildly even from hour to hour, often with no obvious cause. They are never more than a small part of any medical puzzle ...Read more

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What do low neutrophils and high lymph counts indicate?

What do low neutrophils and high lymph counts indicate?

High counts: This could represent a serious blood or bone marrow condition...Further evaluation is required preferably by a hematologist. ...Read more

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What does low neutrophils and high lymphcytes indicate?With low hb?

What does low neutrophils and high lymphcytes indicate?With low hb?

It depends: A HGB less than 10.5 in a female or 11.5 in a male may be important. 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 does low neutrophils and high lymphocytes mean?

What does low neutrophils and high lymphocytes mean?

Viral infection: Viral infection is a common cause but there are others. Requires a thorough physical examination and perhaps additional lab studies. ...Read more

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What does low neutrophil with high eosinophil mean?

What does low neutrophil with high eosinophil mean?

Allergic Rxn, error,: Neutrophils are normally 45-74% in a count of wbc's while eosinophils are normally 0-7%. You might have a high count from an allergic reaction to something or it might be that some neutrophils might have been mistaken for eosinophils. Either way, this does not seem abnormal enough to indicate an underlying disorder. A repeat count would be advised. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What the effect low neutrophils and high lymphocytes mean?

Nothing by itself: I often with that percentages weren't even reported on blood counts -- it generates confusion. Both neutrophil and lymphocyte levels fluctuate chaotically. If both are anywhere near the reference range, and no abnormal white cells showed up on smear, you're best not to worry. Life is difficult enough without trying to find meaning in a lab report where there probably is none. ...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 is a low neutrophil and high platelet count indicate?

Need some detail: Here. How low and how high. Could be "nothing" all the way up to a significant blood disorder such as essential thrombocythemia. ...Read more

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What does a high neutrophil count mean?

What does a high neutrophil count mean?

Context: I can drive my own neutrophil count to levels that would make my colleagues worry about leukemia simply by spending fifteen minutes swimming in the lake in march. High neutrophil counts may mean anything from stress of illness / life to serious infection to minor infection to leukemia. Your physician will agree that no number means anything in isolation. ...Read more

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What does a high neutrophil count mean in terms of your health?

What does a high neutrophil count mean in terms of your health?

Hard to say: Any lab result gives a number that is compared to a range of normal. But even the extremes of "too high" can still be normal for an individual. If the result is a change, then a high neutrophil count makes me think of infection(since that is one of the bodies responses), inflammation, stress, reaction to medication or even cancer like leukemia. Talk with provider who ordered test to put in context. ...Read more

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What does low lymphocyte high neutrophils mean? Have hodgkins for past 7 years?

What are the actual: Results? All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...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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I am wondering what having a high % neutrophil count with a low % lymphocyte count means as every time I have a CBC done it shows this.

I am wondering what having a high % neutrophil count with a low % lymphocyte count means as every time I have a CBC done it shows this.

Absolute counts?: If both the absolute neutrophil count and the absolute lymphocyte count are within normal range, simply forget about it. It's you. Trust you are HIV negative. If the absolute lymphocyte count is below 1000, or the absolute neutrophil count consistently above 10000, a hematology consult might be in order. Glad you are proactive; best wishes. ...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 a high neutrophil count & low lymphocytes & monocytes indicate? Neutrophil %(76(. Anc(3.42), absolute lymph(0.95), absolute mono(0.05)

What does a high neutrophil count & low lymphocytes & monocytes indicate?  Neutrophil %(76(. Anc(3.42), absolute lymph(0.95), absolute mono(0.05)

Probably nothing: Most adults have an absolute lymphocyte count of 1.6 x 10^3 or more, but it fluctuates chaotically. The stress of minor illness can drop it briefly in the absence of any other problem. Your physician can advise you depending on your health otherwise and may choose no follow-up. Everyone is wise to be checked occasionally for hiv. ...Read more

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What does high neutrophils and low lymphocytes in a patient with gastroenteritis and pancreatitis indicate? Could this be a result of an autoimmune condition? On another occasion in the same patient, what about normal neutrophils but low lymphocytes prese

What does high neutrophils and low lymphocytes in a patient with gastroenteritis and pancreatitis indicate? Could this be a result of an autoimmune condition? On another occasion in the same patient, what about normal neutrophils but low lymphocytes prese

Neutrophils: Both conditions are acute inflammatory conditions and would cause this picture- high neutrophils and low lymphocytes. This is what is known as a left shift and is commonly seen. Although an autoimmune process may be an underlying cause this specific WBC reaction is not an indication of autoimmunity. ...Read more

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What would cause high neutrophil count and low lymphocyte count with a total wbc of 8? Is it cancer?!

What would cause high neutrophil count and low lymphocyte count with a total wbc of 8? Is it cancer?!

No it is Not Cancer!: A WBC count of 8, made of neutrophils can not be cancer related. So you should not think about Cancer that much. If you feel well, you should ignore this report. If you want a more exact answer, then you need to send us the complete report of the numbers of cell in your CBC. ...Read more

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I have sle. What does a high neutrophil and low lymphocyte count mean? I also had a high active ptt, low co2, high creatine, high bun, and high anion

There is: There is a lot going here and we need more detail to comment. High creatinine could mean kidney involvement from lupus or dehydration----we need full labs in order to comment. Please repost. ...Read more

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What could high WBC high neutrophils 92% and low lymphocytes 8% mean? I haven't taken the prednisone in over a month. I also have positive ana, no uti

What could high WBC high neutrophils 92% and low lymphocytes 8% mean? I haven't taken the prednisone in over a month. I also have positive ana, no uti

High neutrophils: Blood counts report two important pieces of information, the absolute number (how high) and also what % in relationship to other blood cell types. Both of these pieces of information are needed to answer your question accurately. ...Read more

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My absolute neutrophils is 10536 is it high?

My absolute neutrophils is 10536 is it high?

Yes & normal: Normal neutrophil count is about 1500-8000. Being that you are on antibiotic suggests that you have an infection, and a for a person with bacterial infection, the count of 11000 or so is a normal response. ...Read more

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I have high absolute neutrophils. Whats this mean?

I have high absolute neutrophils.  Whats this mean?

Hard to say: Any lab result gives a number that is compared to a range of normal. But even the extremes of "too high" can still be normal for an individual. If the result is a change, then a high neutrophil count makes me think of infection(since that is one of the bodies responses), inflammation, stress, reaction to medication or even cancer like leukemia. Talk with provider who ordered test to put in context. ...Read more