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I've had two labs in six months that showed a white blood cell count of 14.9. What does this indicate?

I've had two labs in six months that showed a white blood cell count of 14.9. What does this indicate?

Your Count is high: White cell count (wbc) can be high from infections or any kind of inflammmation in the body including cancers of the white cells (leukemia). You need to consult a hematologist if the WBC count persists to be above 10, 000 when you check it one more time. One month from the last count. Also it matters what the other blood cells are like such as hemoglobin and platelet counts which are part of blood t.

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Hoping you can tell me, is white blood cell count of 14 high and should I be worried coz I got lumps in my neck?

See your doctor: A white blood cell count of 14 is just above the upper limit of normal. Having lumps in the neck is not normal and you should consult your doctor.

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My white blood cell count is 14 and I have gall stones what does this mean?

My white blood cell count is 14 and I have gall stones what does this mean?

Maybe related: It may not be related at all to the gallstones, but if it is, it means the gallbladder has become inflamed and will more likely need to come out.

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What would cause nose bleeds and your white blood cell count to be over 14.3?

What would cause nose bleeds and your white blood cell count to be over 14.3?

Two issues: 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, your WBC is slightly high but may be your normal, if you have symptoms talk to your doctor.
Nose bleeds generally due to dryness of mucosa, and you could prevent it by applying small amount of emollient just inside opening of nose.

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Low white blood cell count cause?

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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What's an alarming white blood cell count?

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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