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What Is Low Wbc
Concerning: The absolute neutrophil count of around 700 is very worrisome and unless your physician already knows the cause, a work up is in order. If you are taking any meds, even "natural herbal" stuff (which may not be what it is supposed to be), consider stopping. ...Read more
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
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
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
See below...: Leukopenia (decreased number of white blood cells) may be seen in various clinical conditions including infections, congenital deficiencies, chemotherapy and some other medications, radiation, toxins, leukemia, aplastic anemia, autoimmune disease, bone marrow infiltration by cancer, etc. It could also be constitutional. Consulting your doctor or a hematologist is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low neutrophils: Your white count is low because your absolute neutrophil (granulocyte) count is low. I am trusting you do not have lupus or a big spleen from liver disease, rheumatoid arthritis or gaucher's. Some folks' neutrohils don't get counted by machines -- looking at the smear helps. You list no meds to cause it. Some folks, especially of african descent, have a harmless hereditary low neutrophil count. ...Read more
What could a low WBC 2.5 (4 normal) , high monocytes 17 (normal below 12),, low lymphocyte, low abs neutrophil, , low abs lymphocyte be? I'm worried.
Your CBC: It's good that you're interested in your bloodwork, and nobody here can diagnose you or even say whether illness is present without more data, beginning with "How do you feel?" WBC absolute counts fluctuate wildly even from hour to hour. The best course may just be to repeat the count. Absolute neuts &/or lymphs below 1000 are worrisome but there's no danger until much lower levels. ...Read more
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
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
WBC Count 3.5; other blood and urine test results within recommended range, except total cholesterol at 5.1. What could cause low WBC count?
Low normal: Some have low normal count. But viral infection can do it. Depending on the duration and clinical scenerio other D?D can be brought in. ...Read more
Low WBC: Low WBC after transplantation is very common as a consequence of the various immunosuppressive agents (particularly Mycophenolate Mofetil and azathioprine) and antiviral medicines (such as gancyclovir and acyclovir) which are myelosuppressive. Low wbc, particularly low neutrophil count, can be very dangerous, so consult with your transplant specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possible infection: There are many causes of elevated eosinophil counts. However, is the eosinophil count elevated in raw number or just as a %. If you have a low WBC and a normal eosinophil count, it may appear to be higher than it actually is. Various disorders can cause increased eos. Parasites, allergies, and some rheumatologic diseases can all cause elevated results. ...Read more
What could cause a low WBC (2.7), low hgb, low and hct, with differential high mono, and high gran?
Virus infection. : Most likely it's a virus infection. If there are no symptoms of a recent infection, a repeat test is important to establish a proper trend. A physical examination is important to look for signs of various illnesses that could lead to these lab results. Remember, labs are not as valuable as a good physical examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
In a toddler what might high wbc, low red blood count, lymphocytes 62% and extremely high platlette count indicate?
Toddler: Your toddler may have an infectious process.See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
What could it be? Low wbc, rbc, hgb, hct combined with neutropenia. Mcv, MCH and RDW elevated. High ferritin; approx 260. Splenomegaly present.
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