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Why Do Doctors Worry About White Blood Count If You Have An Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Low white blood count.Doc said not to worry but I am?Had sinus infection since June, herpes1 breakout that's gone,ear infections still have,now tremor
Leukopenia: A low white cell count (leukopenia) can be caused by many different things. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. Others are born with it. Others develop it because of dangerous conditions such as leukemia. Please consult with a hematologist to determine what form of leukopenia you have. ...Read more
Been having bad headaches and white blood count is high but no infection that I'm aware of so what are some of the possible causes? Dr doing more test
High WBC: How is your hemoglobin and your platelets? If you have no infection and your hematocrit is high, possible cause is polycythemia. If lymphocyte is high, should look for CLL. If platelet is high and there are many immature WBC, should look for for CML. Anyhow your doctor seem to be working you up for a proper diagnosis . You might need to see a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr said I had bacterial infection cause white blood count 9.9 snd absolute neut 8.8 gave me antibodiacs but did not tell me what is wrong, seg is 8.4?
No idea: This white count is not really elevated. The elevated segs suggest a bacterial infection. Have the doctor give you more information. Cannot tell what is the infection from your hx. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, weight loss, low white blood count, and infections. What could be causing this?
Concerning...: Infections themselves could be causing the symptoms you describe. If these symptoms have been long standing and you have an enlarged, nontender, lymph node(s) in addition, something like a lymphoma would be moving up on my list. Given that you are getting a cbc, you probably are seeing a doctor. What does he/she think? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sick 3 weeks sore throat, swollen glands, tired, dr did blood work white blood count high second dose of antibodiacs, what is the bacterial infection?
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. Congratulations on quitting smoking! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It Can: If the infection is confined to the hard surfaces of the tooth, there is no blood component. However, if the infection encompasses the gums, nerve, or other vascular component of the mouth, then an increased white blood cell count is definitely probable, as it would be in any other infection. Many times patient's say "it doesn't hurt, why treat it?" this is a perfect reason why it is necessary! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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