My white blood cell count is 11.9, is that bad?

See below. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your count is on the high end or normal. It is not bad in itself. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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How bad is it if my white blood cell count is high?

How high and are the. Cells normal? Normal count is 4-11 thousand and within this range all counts are okay. If you have any symptoms, you need to see your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/complete-blood-count/my00476. Read more...

Is it bad to have a low white blood cell count? And what does it mean?

Not usually. A low white count is present in about 15% of the population and usually has no clinical significance. Discuss the result with your doctor. Read more...

Son in law was in afganistan for a year one place had bad air quillty now has high white blood cell count high c02 and bowel trouble what is this?

Hard to say. The site can offer many things but does not substitute for a thorough evaluation by a physician. Please pursue any such issues with a local doc and ask them your questions.The information you list include things that are too broad in their possible origins to link under one issue. Read more...