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What causes a WBC count to be slightly high from normal range?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Many reasons

It may be "the normal" for that person, physiologic causes include pregnancy.
Infection is a usual reason for elevated wbc. For a list of causes consult the website given below:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-white-blood-cell-count/my00161/dsection=causes.

In brief: Many reasons

It may be "the normal" for that person, physiologic causes include pregnancy.
Infection is a usual reason for elevated wbc. For a list of causes consult the website given below:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-white-blood-cell-count/my00161/dsection=causes.
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