What are the causes for low white cell count?

Leukopenia. A low white cell count (leukopenia) can be caused by many different things. Some people have low white cells due to a medication they are taking. Others are born with it. Others develop it because of dangerous conditions such as leukemia. Please consult with a hematologist to determine what form of leukopenia you have.

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What can cause a low white cell count?

Many things. It may be a developmental defect, severe infection, chemotherapy, bone marrow fibrosis, auto-immune disorders and more. You may consult this site for information: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/low-white-blood-cell-count/basics/definition/SYM-20050615. Read more...

What causes chronic low white cell count?

Quite a few things. Medications, infection, primary blood cancers of multiple flavors. A lot to speak to in 400 characters. Maybe re-post with a more focused leukopenia question. Read more...

What can cause low white cell count in adults?

See below. Please consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/low-white-blood-cell-count/basics/definition/SYM-20050615. Read more...

What causes a low white cell count and is it deadly?

Many. Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate. Read more...

What are possible causes of low white blood cell count?

Many. Primary or secondary blood disorder, infection, immunologic diseases, medication, and many other possibilities. Most causes would be treatable. If this has been confirmed then consultation with a hematologist would be appropriate. Read more...