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My white blood cell count dropped from 10.2 (april) to 4.2 (sept) to 3.5 (nov) w 30 lbs lost. Oncologist appt not till jan. Is this urgent?

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Dr. Raja Mudad
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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Drop of WBC at your age may suggest a lazy bone marrow, but that does not usually cause weight loss.
I would be more concerned about the weight loss. Your primary physician should, initiate some screening tests.

In brief: Can be

Drop of WBC at your age may suggest a lazy bone marrow, but that does not usually cause weight loss.
I would be more concerned about the weight loss. Your primary physician should, initiate some screening tests.
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