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Why would someones white blood cell count be up...cancer/leukemia & lupus has been ruled out. White blood cell count seems to be rising slowly

A: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-white-blood-cell-count/AN00372 Also, their are no medications being taken, except for vitamins, no alcohol. They do smoke. Thanks! I had an infection in my intestine a few yrs back, and I felt fine. As it turned out the infection was eating a hole in my large intestine. A couple days after my 35th bday, I went into toxic shock, rushed to the ER—they wanted to remove my intestine but I refused, and have been health since losing 50lbs and stopping to eat meat. If you have white blood cells elevated you must have some kind of infection somewhere. DO SOMETHING NOW, DO NOT WAIT LIKE I DID, IT ALMOST KILLED ME....


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I have low white blood cells count and i went for HIV test last two years and found negative?

A: Why have a HIV test? If you had Cyrosis of the liver, you would know. Maybe if you stopped worrying, and started to think of your family more without connecting them to your suspected ailments, you would really start to enjoy life. Be grateful for what you have. Good luck I am a recovering alcoholic-20 years sober, and the way we drank has affected our immune systems. Certain medications can also affect our white cell count. Are you taking any? Your best advice would be from a doctor who would be happy to help you. God will look after you if you turn to Him. Please try a prayer. May He guide and protect you. dear friend immune deficiency has too many causes. one of them is HIV but some other viruses that replicate in immne

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What Does a High Red blood cell count Indicate?

A: Erythrocytosis means there is a high number of red blood cells, also called erythrocytes, in a personís blood. A personís red blood cells are created in his bone marrow and used to move oxygen from his lungs to other parts of the body that need it. A high red blood cell count may indicate a range of conditions. For example, it could mean there is a problem with a personís heart, lung, or kidney function. Sometimes it occurs because the bone marrow is producing abnormally high amounts of red blood cells or because the red

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What Could A High White blood cell count In Pregnancy Mean?

A: First of all, elevated white blood cell counts can be normal during pregnancy. It all depends how high it is. Second, a physician may want to repeat the test in the next few weeks to see changes. Of course, it is important to see if there are any other symptoms that accompany high white blood cell counts. A lot of times a high white blood cell count is a sign of an infection whether you are pregnant or not. White blood cells typically increase when your body is fighting an infection. Urinary tract infections are common...


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Could A Low White blood cells count Indicate Liver Or Pancreas Problems?

A: No- more likely causes for low white blood cell count usually involve the bone marrow. It''s also possible that if you''ve been recently dealing with many serious infections, your body''s struggle would cause you to lose white blood cells more rapidly than can be produced. Other possibilities include auto-immune disorders, cancer involving the bone marrow, or hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). A low white blood cell count is not indicative of pancreatic dysfunction. It can be seen in liver cirrhosis, but not usually to a marked level. A low white blood

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I had routine blood work done, and my dr. said i had a elevted white blood cell count. what does this?

A: No if your white cell was low that could be something like aids. The aids virus attacks your white blood cells.An elevated white count could lead to arthritus. The white cells attack your joints. But in honesty you would need to ask your doctor about you specific condition An infection of some kind in your body. Whit cell counts go up to combat a n infection. Didn''t doc explain? Don''t stress and don''t relate white cell count to AIDS. If you''re concerned about AIDS get tested. My companion of 12 years had a normal white blood

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What does a Low White blood cell count Indicate?

A: White blood cells are essential to healthy immune system functioning, as they help fight off infections and other abnormalities in the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. There are several different types of white blood cells, each of which are essential for defending the body against a certain malady, such as a bacteria, virus, fungus, parasite, or allergic reaction. If an individual has a low white blood cell count, his or her body becomes susceptible to serious illnesses and infections. A low white blood cell
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Will You Have An Elevated White blood cell count With HIV?

A: No. All viruses including HIV destroy white cells, and therefore white cell count is low. Viruses introduce their DNA in the white cell''s DNA (host cells )making them to work for the virus, and destroying the white cells. White blood cells fight infection in the body. In patients who have HIV, the white blood cell count tends to be lower than normal. HIV patients have compromised immune systems, so their white blood cells are not doing the job they would assume in a...


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Will You Have An Elevated White blood cell count With HIV?

A: No. All viruses including HIV destroy white cells, and therefore white cell count is low. Viruses introduce their DNA in the white cell''s DNA (host cells )making them to work for the virus, and destroying the white cells. White blood cells fight infection in the body. In patients who have HIV, the white blood cell count tends to be lower than normal. HIV patients have compromised immune systems, so their white blood cells are not doing the job they would assume in a...


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Depressed white blood cell count?

A: in this case I think the language suggests your white blood cell count is lower than the normal expected minimum limit. There can be many reasons, so its best not to speculate without additional information. I think it means low. I ahve the same problem due to medical diseases but no symptoms. Try writing a list before you go back tomorrow with all the questions you can. Make sure he answers properly in a way that you can understand. Ask what possible things could be causing it, don''t be fobbed off. If he says lots of things just say like what. It sounds like mono or lyme disease to me, but I am not a doctor...... White cell suppression, is quite a common finding on...


 
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