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White Blood Cells Low
I had blood work done red blood cells white blood cells and platelets were all low also hemocrit among others does this indicate leukemia?
Hard to say!: Is this a new problem? Are you sick? On any new meds or supplements? Lots of things can cause a low white blood cell count. Any test, whether normal or not, has to be interpreted in light of the symptoms you are having. If this was found on a routine blood test and you feel fine, it may be nothing, and should be repeated later to see if it is still low. Talk to your doc on what followup to do ...Read more
One is high: Over about 10.5 and the other is low. Below about 4. ...Read more
It depends: We need the complete blood profile with total white blood count, and differentials, like nutrophils, lymphocyte and others. Low white count can be due to recent viral illness, other causes are certain meds few other conditions but to answer your question, we need more information you should check with your doctor or a hematologist as you may need further testing if the doctors if it is significant. ...Read more
What does it mean when they say that the urine has a lot of blood and white blood cells, but low for nitrates?
UTI : White blood cells in urine suggest possible urinary tract infection. Red blood cells could be due to kidney stone, cancer, damage from infection, or even contamination from menstrual flow (in women). Leukocyte esterase and nitrites support diagnosis of uti, whether simple bladder infection (cystitis) or complicated kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Definitive answer is culture & sensitivity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leukemia: Bone marrow malignancies involving the myeloid cells will cause abnormal growth of a certain clone of white cells and inhibit the proliferation of normal cell populations such as platelet precursors and red cell precursors so anemia would be expected also. Severe infection with septicemia could lead to the same problem via destruction of platelets in small blood vessels. Two very different cases! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White blood cells and low pH in my urine sample after being diagnosised with an UTI an finished Taking ciprofloxacin for a week. What could I have?
Increased risk: For infection, and in some cases the infection can be serious or even life threatening. ...Read more
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