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Is it possible to have gastritis and low white blood count? I've always thought inflammation in the body means higher white cells counts...
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Dr. Thomas Ruma
Pathology
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In brief: Really not related
The two things may not be related.
Also, the body reacts differently whether we have a viral illness (can have low white count) vs. A bacterial one (can have a higher count). Some inflammation in the body may not do anything to your white count. Please see your doctor if you are having any symptoms or worries.

In brief: Really not related
The two things may not be related.
Also, the body reacts differently whether we have a viral illness (can have low white count) vs. A bacterial one (can have a higher count). Some inflammation in the body may not do anything to your white count. Please see your doctor if you are having any symptoms or worries.
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