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Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is elevated levels of ESR and low white blood count indicate during pregnancy?

What is elevated levels of ESR and low white blood count indicate during pregnancy?

See below: Esr's in pregnancy are predictive of nothing. There are several causes of low WBC (including pregnancy. Talk it over with your doctor. ...Read more

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I"m pregnant 20w. What a white blood count of 12000 means? Is ma fetus ok?

I"m pregnant 20w. What a white blood count of 12000 means? Is ma fetus ok?

Normal variation: Pregnancy is a known physiologic cause of increase in white cell count. If you do not have fever, you are not likely to have an infection. Blood count of 20, 000 is not a reason for the baby to be affected. ...Read more

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Can methotrexate make your white blood count high in your urine?

Can methotrexate make your white blood count high in your urine?

See below: The white blood cells could be from a urinary tract infection and Methotrexate does increase your risk of infections. The other possibility is that you could have a kidney disease such as glomeronephritis. Talk to your doctor about your test results. ...Read more

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White blood count high and no energy?

White blood count high and no energy?

Possible infection: You need a thorough exam and review of any other complaints. This can be as simple as a cold or flu to a more serious infection and last but needs to be excluded; such possibilities as leukemia. ...Read more

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What causes high white blood count high during a cervical swab does this usually mean chylamdia?

What causes high white blood count high during a cervical swab does this usually mean chylamdia?

Many possibilities: This simply suggests an inflammatory process without a specific diagnosis. You need to discuss this with the gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your white blood count and red blood count is high?

What does it mean when your white blood count and red blood count is high?

Infection/dehydratio: White blood cells (WBC) are those cells that help fight off infection. The most common reason for an increase is infection, but could indicate a drug reaction, or even some cancers. High red blood cell (rbc) are the cells that carry oxygen to/carbon dioxide from your bodies tissues. High count could be dehydration, heart disease, or low oxygen levels in blood. A doctor can interpret results. ...Read more

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Can a skin infection cause an infection to get in your blood and cause your white blood count to be high?

Yes: There are different skin infections like boils, abscesses, cellulitis, and septic infections. You should see a doctor today for follow up of your blood testing. ...Read more

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White blood count high and hemoglobin high back pain little bump on my back always tired ?

White blood count high and hemoglobin high back pain little bump on my back always tired ?

See below: 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 would have helped to have the actual figures. What you are calling high may not be abnormally high. ...Read more

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How high does your white blood count go up when you have a bacterial infection?

How high does your white blood count go up when you have a bacterial infection?

You make more: White blood cells (WBCs) are the soldiers in your bloodstream who fight infections for you. Suppose you have a bacterial infection. One thing your WBCs do is start killing bacteria. At the same time, they also send signals for your bone marrow to make more WBCs. It is this "calling for more troops" that causes you to make more WBCs which makes your WBC count go up. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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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


Dr. Thomas Ruma
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Blood Count (Definition)

Include the number of white blood cells (wbc), red blood cells (hgb or ...Read more