Can an ovarian cyst cause my wifes bloodwork to come back with a high white blood cell count?

Yes it can. A cyst in this location may produce peritoneal irritation or be the focus of a localized inflammation.Associated it can produce fever, discomfort or severe pain if ruptured.Mass effect also can be present if the cyst is large.It needs a visit to a gynecologist.

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Could high white blood cell count and ovarian cysts have anything in common?

Probably not. White blood cells are an indication of infection. Ovarian cysts are not usually caused by infection. An ovarian torsion when the ovary twists on itself causing extreme unrelenting pain can cause an elevated white count. Read more...

Was admitted to hospital a year ago with ovarian cysts. Was told that white blood cell count was triple the amount it should have been?

See a doc. A high white count can be indicative of many things such as infection or plain inflammation. It is normal to have a high white blood cell count when you are ill. Alone, this test doesn`t mean much and if you are asymptomatic your white count is likely normal now. See your doctor for proper follow up. Read more...

Do ovarian cysts cause your blood cell levels to mess up?

Ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts can be functional or pathologic. Pathologic ovarian cysts can cause abnormal blood levels of certain tests. examples include a granulosa cell tumor can appear as a cyst and cause elevated inhibin and estrogen levels. An endometriotic cyst can cause mildly elevated CA 125 levels. Your doctor can help you sort this out. Read more...

Can a cyst cause white blood cell count to be high?

Unlikely. Unless the cyst is infected, pushing on another area and creating inflammation or it is malignant it is unlikely to produce systemic leukocytosis. Read more...

Could cystic acne infections cause slightly elevated white blood cell count?

Yes. Or simply stress -- even a cold shower can raise it to 20, 000. I'm seriously concerned that you describe "cystic acne" but only list benzoyl peroxide. That's not nearly enough. You need to be under the care of a competent physician, probably a dermatologist, as cystic acne usually requires Isotretinoin or something else really powerful. Best wishes. Read more...

I have a ovarian cysts that is causing a lot of pain doctor has said he will refer me to get it drained when its drained can it come back?

Depends what it is. If it is a functional cyst it likely will not come back although it could, if it is not functional (endometrioma, inclusion cyst, benign tumor etc....) they will recur about 85%-100% of the time. It's important to have at least a very good guess what it "is" before draining. Read more...