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Is it true that chronic sinusitis flare up would cause only minor increase in the WBC of a cbc?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Chronic sinusits is just that, chronic.
One could have this condition and not have a response of raising the white blood cell count. The body is handling the infections on a chronic basis and does not respond by sending out the numbers of white cells to raise the total circulating count.

In brief: Yes
Chronic sinusits is just that, chronic.
One could have this condition and not have a response of raising the white blood cell count. The body is handling the infections on a chronic basis and does not respond by sending out the numbers of white cells to raise the total circulating count.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Chronic sinusitis may cause little or no change in the WBC count.
A CBC is of no value in diagnosing chronic sinusitis.

In brief: Yes
Chronic sinusitis may cause little or no change in the WBC count.
A CBC is of no value in diagnosing chronic sinusitis.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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