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Could periodontitis cause high white blood cell count,elevated platelet count, and low neutrophils. Any causes besides cancer can cause this.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: 2 separate problems

Periodontitis and gingivitis frequently are seen in patients with neutropenia.
1. See your PCP first for consultation, tests and treatment. 2. See your dentist for periodontal evaluation and treatment, according to PCP recommendations.

In brief: 2 separate problems

Periodontitis and gingivitis frequently are seen in patients with neutropenia.
1. See your PCP first for consultation, tests and treatment. 2. See your dentist for periodontal evaluation and treatment, according to PCP recommendations.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: MD and DMD/DDS

You will need dental care to help you resolve your periodontitis.
You also need a medical consult to help you interpret your blood tests. Many conditions can influence these parameters and you need expertise from both a medical and dental professional to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. High WBC indicates a possible bacterial infection that may or may not be caused by your gums. See both!

In brief: MD and DMD/DDS

You will need dental care to help you resolve your periodontitis.
You also need a medical consult to help you interpret your blood tests. Many conditions can influence these parameters and you need expertise from both a medical and dental professional to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. High WBC indicates a possible bacterial infection that may or may not be caused by your gums. See both!
Dr. John DeWolf
Dr. John DeWolf
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