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White Blood Cell (Definition)

Body blood cell that responds to inflamation or infection or ...Read more


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Why is my white blood cell count always high my dr said some peoples are just high? Mine have been for a year

Why is my white blood cell count always high my dr said some peoples are just high? Mine have been for a year

Doc may be right...: Many people run a chronically mildly elevated WBC that remains normal for them. But the operative words here are that it is mild (normal is 4-10, 000) such as 11 or 12, 000; that it is repetitive and does not keep rising; and that there is a full evaluation of the type of WBC present. I would recommend a hematology consultation before presuming this is normal. ...Read more

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Why is my white blood cell count high?

Why is my white blood cell count high?

How high?: Which wbcs are high - neuts? Lymphs? How long? Clinical context? Meds? ...Read more

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How bad is it if my white blood cell count is high?

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

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How high would my white blood cell count have to be to be leukemia?

How high would my white blood cell count have to be to be leukemia?

Not high at all: Leukemia is a word that means "white blood". Originally leukemia was recognized when the white blood count was very high. However, as we develop a better understanding, we know that leukemia can be associated with a very low, normal, or high white blood cell count. What is important is the process going on in the bone marrow. ...Read more

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How high would my white blood cell count have to be to have leukemia?

Any number: We diagnose leukemia with white blood cell counts that are low, normal and high. Usually the other blood counts are also affected (low hemoglobin, low platelets). ...Read more

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I check my CBC test & my white blood cell count was 11.0 is that high normal or high or low?

I check my CBC test & my white blood cell count was 11.0 is that high normal or high or low?

Leukocytosis: Your white count is slightly high. A high white count (leukocytosis) can be caused by many different things, most commonly an infection. Some people have high 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 leukocytosis you have. ...Read more

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What does it mean that my blood work came back and my CK Total and MCH was low and my WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT was high?

What does it mean that my blood work came back and my CK Total and MCH was low and my WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT was high?

See below: 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, it would have helped to know the actual values rather than high or low.
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If I have had mononucleosis will my white blood cell count be high?

If I have had mononucleosis will my white blood cell count be high?

Can be: With mononucleosis you can have an elevated lymphocyte count with a significant percentage of them being atypical lymphocytes or "virocytes". ...Read more

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My white blood cell count was 7 and now it is 3 what can this be along with elevated monocytes?

Immune system: This could be serious, your immune system could be overwhelmed by some sort of non bacterial assault. Mold exposure in susceptible people can manifest as low WBC with activation of macrophages (monocytes)
are you sick?
See a doc who undertands immune system problems. ...Read more

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Every time I have labs done, my white blood cell count is elevated. Should I be concerned, what to do?

Every time I have labs done, my white blood cell count is elevated. Should I be concerned, what to do?

Need more info: What is the total and differential count? Why are you having lab tests done. 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. ...Read more

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For 5 years, my white blood cell count has been elevated. Should I see a specialist to investigate further why?

For 5 years, my white blood cell count has been elevated. Should I see a specialist to investigate further why?

May be: 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, if you were to provide the actual results it may be feasible to render an opinion. ...Read more

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Could a bruised rib in the process of healing be the reason for my white blood cell count to be a little high?

Need data: You did not provide the actual counts. The count may be your normal value. Uncomplicated bruise of the rib is not expected to raise WBC count. ...Read more