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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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Can wbc count in chronic leukemia spontaneously return to normal range. I was at 18, now 9. W/out treatment? Possible?

Can wbc count in chronic leukemia spontaneously return to normal range. I was at 18, now 9. W/out treatment? Possible?

Hematologist: You haven't provided enough information but spontaneous remission is rare but possible. A hematologist who knows your case and diagnosis is best qualified to answer your question. ...Read more

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My WBC count is 19500-neutrophil (5+69)%, hb 12.1gm%, platelete 199, 000. Antibiotic levoflox taken for 15 days.Advice treatments and precautions.

High white count: We don't give empiric antibiotics usually for a high white count. Underlying infection such as pneumonia, uti, or other infections need to be diagnosed and worked up. Since you took a long course of antibiotic levaquin, (levofloxacin) it might have helped underlying infection but a repeat CBC is reasonable to repeat now. ...Read more

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What is a normal WBC count for non-sick people?

What is a normal WBC count for non-sick people?

See below...: The generally accepted normal range for adults is 4000 - 11, 000/microliter (4.0 - 11.0 x 10 to the ninth/l) but it may vary slightly among different laboratories. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a normal wbc count but have elevated neutrophils?

Yes: It is possible to have normal total WBC count and high proportion of neutrophils which would give you a high absolute neutrophil count. ...Read more

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What causes a WBC count to be slightly high from normal range?

Many reasons: It may be "the normal" for that person, physiologic causes include pregnancy. Infection is a usual reason for elevated wbc. For a list of causes consult the website given below:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-white-blood-cell-count/my00161/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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Can someone help please? My WBC count is 12, 700 is normal or abnormal?

Can someone help please? My WBC count is 12, 700 is normal or abnormal?

A little high...: Generally speaking, for an adult patient, the usual range considered normal for the WBC count is between 4000 - 10, 500/microliter so a value of 12, 700/microliter is slightly higher than the upper limit of normal and may indicate many different clinical situations including, most commonly, infection/inflammation. Please consult your physician for adequate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a high WBC count of 20000 then back down to 12000. Is this normal?

No: They are not normal. Speak with your doctor and ask about possible causes. If the WBC remains high consider a consultation with a hematologist. It does appear to be resolving so you may just want to repeat the count again in a month before considering other options. ...Read more

White Blood Cell (Definition)

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