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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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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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If you have mono would your white blood cell count be high?

If you have mono would your white blood cell count be high?

Mono: Typically yes. This is epstein bar virus infection. There are other symptoms like lymph node swelling, fatigue, spleen enlargement etc. See your doctor. ...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?

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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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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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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