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Why Is My White Blood Cell Count Always High
What is cmml, a blood disease, that is all we know high whit blood cell count and high monocyte count.
Chronic : Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (cmml) is a malignancy involving bone marrow stem cells. The median age of onset is 65 to 75 years old. Symptoms can include fever and night sweats, weight loss and feeling tired. Some people could bleed more easily or catch infections more easily. Sometimes the spleen or liver can become enlarged. The white blood cell count could become elevated and there is an increase in monocytes. Take care. ...Read more
Infection/dehydratio: White blood cells (WBC) are those cells that help fight off infection. The most common reason for an increase is infection, but could indicate a drug reaction, or even some cancers. High red blood cell (rbc) are the cells that carry oxygen to/carbon dioxide from your bodies tissues. High count could be dehydration, heart disease, or low oxygen levels in blood. A doctor can interpret results. ...Read more
What does it mean to have high red blood cell count and high white blood cell count at the same time?
My white blood cell count is high so i want to know, is phlegm a reason for high white bloodcell count?
No: But an infection causing the phlegm could be. ...Read more
Symptoms?: Without knowing why he got his blood counts checked and what those numbers actually are, it is difficult to know what it means. Your white blood cell count can be elevated when you are fighting an infection (either viral or bacterial). The higher red blood cell count (i would be more worried if this were low) could be due to dehydration (among other things). ...Read more
I have slightly high white blood cell count and very high levels of protiens in my urine. What does this mean?
Maybe nothing: Low white counts are seen in up to 15% of some populations. Thus, it may have no clinical importance. It needs to be evaluated in context with the entire clinical picture. ...Read more
What does it mean when my red blood cell count is 5.24? it shoes as high and my hemoglobin and hematocrit levels are low?
Cause: There are some primary bone marrow problems that can raise WBC (eg, leukemias like cll) or platelets (pv, et). Far more likely is an inflammatory reaction such as infection causing an increase in "acute phase reactants". More context is needed. Since someone ordered the complete blood count (CBC) for a reason, what was that reason, and what was that physicians interpretation? ...Read more
How high and are the: Cells normal? Normal count is 4-11 thousand and within this range all counts are okay. If you have any symptoms, you need to see your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/complete-blood-count/my00476. ...Read more
Leukopenia may be...: Counterintuitive, but it is seen frequently in the context of infection/inflammation. Usually we equate illness with a rise in WBC count because we mobilize our wbcs to fight off infections caused by multiple pathogens...Viruses, bacteria, fungi for example. However, inflammatory cytokines can induce transient marrow suppression to cause leukopenia. Should resolve spontaneously. Get well soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leukopenia : Leukopenia could be a normal variant especially in African-American people. Most common causes of Leukopenia are acute virus infection, HIV, Hepatitis B and C, some bacterial infection, Vitamin b12 deficiency and medications. To make a diagnosis it's important to know the differential of WBC and also other cell lines like Red blood cells and Platelet count. Talk to your Provider for evaluation ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not likely: Monocytosis is consistent with a viral process. The finding will require further followup. If monocytosis persists the patient may need to see a hematologist and a bone marrow evaluation done. Sepsis is a bacterial infection in the blood stream and other organs. The white cells are of a different population than monocytes in sepsis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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