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10 month old had 2 uti's , had symptoms for #3 in less 2 months.. On meds. Culture neg, waiting to do tests could teething cause high white blood cells?

10 month old had 2 uti's , had symptoms for #3 in less 2 months.. On meds. Culture neg, waiting to do tests could teething cause high white blood cells?

No: Teething does not cause an elevation of your white blood cell count. An elevated WBC count a this age is almost always due to an infection somewhere, and with a history of uti's already i would be looking in this area. It could be a kidney abcess, blood infection, or infection totally somewhere else in the body. There are other more rare causes of elevated wbc's, but teething is not one of them. ...Read more

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Blood cells are individual cells that are carried by blood to various organs. White blood cells fight infection. Red ...Read more


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What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate?Absolute levels and all others are normal

What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate?Absolute levels and all others are normal

Depends: A mild elevation in white blood cells, with and increase in neutrophils is typical of a bacterial infection, or could be due to medications that you are on (ie. Steroids). If the white blood cell count is very high, you should speak with your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Absolute lymphocytes and all others are normal should I be scared

What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Absolute lymphocytes and all others are normal should I be scared

High cell counts: Need more information. E.G. What is your age and gender. What are the levels of neutrophils and lmphocytes. Do you have any illness or do you get fevers. ...Read more

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What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Monocytes and all others are normal

What does high white blood cells, high neutrophils and low lymphocytes indicate? Monocytes and all others are normal

Need more info: Lab results without a clinical history and exam are very difficult to interpret. Generally, however, elevated neutrophils with high WBC counts are seen in bacterial infection, but may also occur in patients on steroids, those with a variety of inflammatory conditions and so on. ...Read more

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High fever and white blood cells high.And they can't fine a infection.

High fever and white blood cells high.And they can't fine a infection.

May be time: To look for other reactive causes as well as a primary hematologic cause for the leukocytosis ( increased wbc). ...Read more

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Why was my ua 90° which is apparently cold, my white blood cells high, and a sore throat with a cold? What could it be? My ua didn't even show my meds

Why was my ua 90° which is apparently cold, my white blood cells high, and a sore throat with a cold? What could it be? My ua didn't even show my meds

Here are some ..: Sore throat with high WBC in blood indicates your body is fighting hard against viral or bacterial invasion to your body. Normally, urinalysis is done to tell us the following features of urine: white blood cells (pyuria), red blood cells (microhematuria), protein, high bilirubin, sP. Gr, acidity, etc... And testing drugs is done for screening only not for routine UA. More? Ask Doc. ...Read more

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What can cause high white blood cells? How do you lower them?

What can cause high white blood cells? How do you lower them?

Leukocytosis: There are various causes of a high white blood cell count including infection, bone marrow disorders like leukemia,certain medications like corticosteroids,etc. A hematologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you have white blood cells in your unrine and how do you get it? Also what are the symptoms and how do you stop them?

What dose it mean when you have white blood cells in your unrine and how do you get it? Also what are the symptoms and how do you stop them?

Urinary tract infect: It means an infection. You see a doctor he decides to treat the infection and give antibiotics and ask that you drink lots of fluid. If complicated like pyelonephritis or recurrent the treatment may be different and radiologic evaluation may be indicated. ...Read more

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What happens when a 7 years old kid have his white blood cells are high?

WBC: Wbc counts typically increase in response to infection. It doesn't necessarily tell us what the exact infection is. It could be viral, bacterial, etc.. But together with a thorough history and physical exam, it could help us make a diagnosis so we can prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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