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My moms WBC is 34, 000, she is having a difficult time breathing. What does this mean?
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
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Your mother needs immediate medical care but it is difficult to tell you exactly what the cause is based on the information you provided.
This could be a severe infection but it could also be leukemia. Suffice to say any medical condition accompanied by such a high WBC and breathing problems needs immediate medical attention.

In brief: Must go to Doctor
Your mother needs immediate medical care but it is difficult to tell you exactly what the cause is based on the information you provided.
This could be a severe infection but it could also be leukemia. Suffice to say any medical condition accompanied by such a high WBC and breathing problems needs immediate medical attention.
Dr. Agos Luca
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
In brief: WBC
An elevated white blood cell count can arise from many conditions, most commonly infection or, sometimes, leukemia -- due to her difficulty breathing, she should be evaluated by her physician or seen in the er asap.

In brief: WBC
An elevated white blood cell count can arise from many conditions, most commonly infection or, sometimes, leukemia -- due to her difficulty breathing, she should be evaluated by her physician or seen in the er asap.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Dr. Harris Cohen
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