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Can you have leukemia with normal blood count ?
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: I suppose
Theoretically, yes.
Practically, no. Leukemia will not be suspected if the blood count is normal. In theory, leukemia, as it is first occurring, may affect the bone marrow before it affects the blood count. However, a bone marrow examination will probably not be done at that stage.

In brief: I suppose
Theoretically, yes.
Practically, no. Leukemia will not be suspected if the blood count is normal. In theory, leukemia, as it is first occurring, may affect the bone marrow before it affects the blood count. However, a bone marrow examination will probably not be done at that stage.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sure
Cll (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) may have a normal count and the diagnosis is made on a lymph node biopsy.

In brief: Sure
Cll (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) may have a normal count and the diagnosis is made on a lymph node biopsy.
Dr. Christian Schultheis
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