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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

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 hight?

Why is my white blood cell count always high my dr said some peoples are just hight?

Considerations: Your white cells in your blood vessels are in the serum and on the walls of the vessels, stress, steroids or other compounds that raise your Adrenalin will push them off the wall and more into the serum. However, if persistent elevation i would see a hematologist. ...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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My white blood cell count was 6.25... Is this normal or low? Is it okay to take prednisone for poison ivy with this WBC count?

  My white blood cell count was 6.25... Is this normal or low? Is it okay to take prednisone for poison ivy with this WBC count?

You're fine: Normal WBC. I trust lymphocyte and neutrophil counts were fine also. Take the prenisone for the poison ivy only if it's so bad you can't sleep otherwise. We're glad to help. ...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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Test show that my wife has debris in her bladder and her white blood cell count is high. How serious of a concern is this?

Test show that my wife has debris in her bladder and her white blood cell count is high. How serious of a concern is this?

Not Serious: Debris in the bladder and high white blood cell count, presumably in the urine test, is consistent with a bladder infection. She should have a urine culture and be considered for treatment ...Read more

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How high is high white blood cell count!?

How high is high white blood cell count!?

HIGH WBC >10.5k: A normal white blood count (WBC) is in the range: 4k--10.5k (4000-10, 500) in most labs around the country. So any WBC >10.5k is elevated. I see elevated wbc's all the time, so i recommend following it closely (perhaps rechecking in 1 month with 'a differential') . If you have symptoms of a blood disorder you may need further testing, now. ...Read more