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White Blood Cell (Definition)

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


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My white blood cell count was 7 and now it is 3 what can this be along with elevated monocytes?

My white blood cell count was 7 and now it is 3 what can this be along with elevated monocytes?

Immune system: This could be serious, your immune system could be overwhelmed by some sort of non bacterial assault. Mold exposure in susceptible people can manifest as low WBC with activation of macrophages (monocytes)
are you sick?
See a doc who undertands immune system problems. ...Read more

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My white blood cell count is 11.7, what does that mean?

My white blood cell count is 11.7, what does that mean?

Maybe nothing: The upper range of "normal" is about 10, 000. Being slightly up is not really a big deal. White blood counts rise in the face of an infection or inflammation. It's your body's immune system doing its job. You may be fighting off a viral infection, or it may be "normal" for you. Why was it done? ...Read more

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What is the most common reason to have a white blood cell count of 12.7?

What is the most common reason to have a white blood cell count of 12.7?

Infection: Is the most common cause of a mildly elevated white blood cell count. Most bacterial infections result in elevated wbcs with primarily neutrophils. ...Read more

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My white blood cell count has been between 12.4 to 15.7 over the last five years and no one has addressed this problem what could cause this?

My white blood cell count has been between 12.4 to 15.7 over the last five years and no one has addressed this problem what could cause this?

Have you asked?: My first question to you is "Have you asked your doctor? " and, if so, have you asked "Is this a problem"? " My best advice is to ask your doctor these questions. If your WBC count has remained stable for 5 years and you don't have any progressive symptoms, there's an excellent chance that the problem hasn't been addressed simply because there isn't a problem. That certainly is my hope for you! ...Read more

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I will like to know why My White blood cell count keeps on going lower by the years. In 2008 I had 9.1, 2010 I had 8, 2012 I had 7.5, then 2014=6.2?

I will like to know why My White blood cell count keeps on going lower by the years. In 2008 I had 9.1, 2010 I had 8, 2012 I had 7.5, then 2014=6.2?

Stop measuring it: We may need more information. These are (by the way) all well within the range of what is considered 'normal'. I'd want to know why the test is being run in the first place. Do you have some chronic illness for which your doctor is monitoring your blood counts? If not, I would discourage the routine performance of any blood test in a healthy 20 year old. ...Read more

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My son is 7 he has down syndrom and today I was told his white blood cell count is low and he needs to be retested in a week I think it was 3 point?

Mgt: This can be associated with his Down Syndrome. I would suggest close follow up and discussing the differential of his complete blood count with his PCP. A virtual appointment/in box consult is available to upload the results for review. He should avoid contact with anyone ill and wash his hands often to avoid illness. ...Read more

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My son is 7 he has down syndrom and today I was told his white blood cell count was low he is not and has not been recently sick what could cause this?

Down's and WBCs: There are many causes for low white blood cells. Most of the time it is a transient condition and not cause for concern. However, there does seem to be a link between Down's Syndrome and problems with bone marrow cell production. It would be wise to have this count followed closely. ...Read more

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Wbc is 15.7. What's normal white blood cell count range?

Wbc is 15.7. What's normal white blood cell count range?

4-11.5 thousand/mm3: Your WBC ct is elevated moderately, but need to know what is the cause -infection, inflammation, stress, ecetera. More history is needed. ...Read more

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What can cause a 7 week old's white blood cell count to be 2.4?

What can cause a 7 week old's white blood cell count to be 2.4?

Numerous causes: There are several reasons why a 7 week olds WBC (white blood cell) count could be 2.4. Why was the blood drawn in the first place on a 7 week old? Usually the reason why the blood was drawn can provide info on the cause (i.e. infection) along with other symptoms and a full history. ...Read more

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My son was diagnosed with cidp 7 years ago and now has a white blood cell count over 25. Could these be related?

CIPD: CIPD is not associated with high WBC. High WBC could indication infection. You might want to check with your physician about this. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son was diagnosed with cidp 7 years ago and now has a white blood cell count over 25 is this related?

What do you suggest if my son was diagnosed with cidp 7 years ago and now has a white blood cell count over 25 is this related?

Not Likely: CIDP is certainly a scary, painful, and difficult disease to get through, but it is caused by your body attacking the lining of the nerves with antibodies. Elevated WBC counts can be from anything like illness to leukemia. If the WBC count id 25, 000 persistently the more testing needs to be done, but if it went up to 25K during an illness and then was normal again don't worry. ...Read more

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Low white blood cell count cause?

Leukopenia: Recent infection such as flu, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, aplastic anemia, hiv, lupus, hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer, typhoid, malaria, tb, sepsis, folate deficiency, copper & zinc deficiency, medications such as wellbutrin, (bupropion) depakote, lamictal, clozapine, minocycline, flagyl, interferone, arsenic toxicity. ...Read more

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Why is my white blood cell count high?

How high?: Which wbcs are high - neuts? Lymphs? How long? Clinical context? Meds? ...Read more

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How do I reduce white blood cell count?

Why do you want to: Do that? What is your cell count? Do you have an infection? Do discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I reduce white blood cell count?

How can I reduce white blood cell count?

Depends: Why is your white blood cell count high? Two common causes are infection and leukemia. These require specific treatments and are not a do it yourself matter. ...Read more

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How high is high white blood cell count!?

How high is high white blood cell count!?

HIGH WBC >10.5k: A normal white blood count (WBC) is in the range: 4k--10.5k (4000-10, 500) in most labs around the country. So any WBC >10.5k is elevated. I see elevated wbc's all the time, so I recommend following it closely (perhaps rechecking in 1 month with 'a differential'). If you have symptoms of a blood disorder you may need further testing, now. ...Read more

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What causes a low white blood cell count?

What causes a low white blood cell count?

Many: Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities.

Most causes would be treatable.

If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Low white blood cell count, implications?

Low white blood cell count, implications?

Many: Depends on how low the count is and what other symptoms and signs are associated with it and what caused the low count. A common risk is propensity to infections. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/low-white-blood-cell-count/my00162. ...Read more

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What's an alarming white blood cell count?

Depends entirely on: The context. A very low WBC count in the presence of fever can be immediately life threatening. On the high side over 100, 000 can be very concerning in acute leukemia, and very routine and expected in chronic leukemia. ...Read more

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Is a low white blood cell count dangerous?

Is a low white blood cell count dangerous?

Depends: The primary purpose of white blood cells (wbcs) is to fight infection. So, people with low white blood cell counts could be more susceptible to infections. However, it depends on why the wbcs are low. Some people simply have low WBC counts and live normal lives. Others could have an underlying problem causing the low counts. ...Read more

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What causes a high white blood cell count?

Stresses: Can be from infection, steroids, some other drugs, or more rarely blood cancer. Need more information and situation/history to narrow. ...Read more

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Is a white blood cell count of 36000 high?

Yes: The normal upper limit is about 11, 000. See this site for more information on complete blood cell count.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/complete-blood-count/my00476/dsection=results. ...Read more

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What? Causes a high white blood cell count?

High WBC: You could have inflammation rather than infection. A sed rate and CRP are helpful tests to rule this out. You may need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What causes a low white blood cell count?

What causes a low white blood cell count?

Long list: Please consult this site for information on this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/low-white-blood-cell-count/basics/causes/sym-20050615 ...Read more