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What Is A Normal White Blood Count Level
Normal for White Blood Count to decrease as we age? Last 3 yrs 5.7, 4.8, 4.2. Glucose 106, A1C 5.7. All other levels normal.
This is fine: It fluctuates wildly. A cold shower can increase it by several thoysand ...Read more
4K-10K: About 4000 to 10000 per microliter. Interference from many medications and conditions and from blood draw itself. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a normal white blood count, and end up diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome from a bone marrow biopsy?
Yes: It is a little confusing, but it is possible. We have 3 different cell lines in our blood: white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets or clotting cells. They all start their maturation in the marrow with young forms that evolve in mature, circulating cells. Myelodysplasia can affect 1, 2 or all cell lines and will eventually affect the number and/or the proportion of immature forms in blood ...Read more
Normal Values: Normal values are set based on age and specific labs. That said, 7.2 WBC is generally right in the midrange of normal for total WBC's. Generally, for adults, a WBC count of 5.0 to 10.0 is normal. Doctors often look at not just the total number of WBC's but also what type and how many of each type fo WBC a person has in the blood. The two together help determine "normal" vs "abnormal". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My white blood count 's result show that it is 12.71 while the reference is ( 4.00-12.00) . Is it normal or serious?
Likely normal: Do you have any symptoms? Why was the cell count done? Do you have any infection or fever? Are you on any medication? There are many reasons for the WBC count to be mildly elevated, as it may be in your case. It is also possible that 12.7 is your normal count. If you have any symptoms, discuss those with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
High is relative: It is known that stress releases hormonal factors that cause white cells to enter the flowing blood from their resting sites along the blood vessel wall. Most would agree that labor and delivery incur some level of stress on baby.That factor broadens the range of "expected" white cell count at birth to 9, 000-30, 000 and 24h from 9, 400-34, 000.Other parameters must be examined to look for infection. ...Read more
Infection: Elevated WBC count is usually a response to an infection. The elevated monocytes may mean that you have a chronic infection or an autoimmune condition. You are taking methylprednisolone which is also used to treat the symptoms of an autoimmune condition so the elevated monocytes may be due to the condition that you are taken that med for. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Possible : Viral illness . Need more history to be able to tell you more . ...Read more
I am 59 years old had blood work done and my white blood count is 3.4 is it danger or is this normal?
Probably normal.: If you feel fine this is probably normal. A single lab value is not very helpful. Need to know what labs have looked like in past and under what circumstances this one was drawn. Were you sick or displaying symptoms? If so you most certainly weren't normal and your labs might be expected to be outside normal. Ask the doc who drew your labs for more specific advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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