A few things
If your white cell count
is elevated by itself, it typically means that you have some sort of infection.
However, if both your red cells and white cells are elevated at the same time, it probably just means that you are dehydrated. There are a other common conditions include stress
polycythemi, a and more rarely, polycythemia rubra vera, these causes are all easy to excluded!
Answer assisted by Allison Greco, Medical Student