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elevated white cell count

A: white blood cells are the disease-fighting cells which tend to increase in a body and it is technically termed as leukocytosis. There are several reasons for this. The main reason is stress. These days everyone is burdened with a lot of emotional and mental stress. Smoking is also another major reason contributing to the high level of white blood cells. Tissue damage in a fire accident can cause leukocytosis. Diseases like tuberculosis, leukemia, whooping cough and several other severe allergic reactions (viral or bacterial) increase the white blood count. Ensure that you don''t contract these diseases, and make sure...


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What does it mean when someone has an elevated white cells count?

A: An increased WBC in most cases indicates a bacterial infection in the body. When the body is invaded by a foreign bacterium, the bodys immune system responds to this by creating more WBC (white blood cells) to fight the infection. A decreased WBC, in most cases indicates a viral infection. high levels of white cells could just mean that you have infection and they are fighting it off,but it would be better to consult a doctor. Doubtful. Usually, it does just mean your body''s fighting an infection of some kind. Normal white blood cell levels are 5-10. But, low counts can also indicate an infection: one that''s been...


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elevated white cell count

A: Your count was elevated above normal but it just skirted the normal range. white blood cell counts can be elevated for several reasons including an infection (even a minor one), by exercise and even just by stress.  Its also the possible that your normal white blood count is in the higher range and that it didn''t take much stress or much of an infection to push it higher than the normal range.   Doctors  generally look at a range of factors to determine if anything is going on; if the rest of your labs are normal and you''re not displaying any other symptoms then small...


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What Are Possible Causes Of elevated white Blood count?

A: There are 4 possible reasons: your body is fighting an infection, some drugs can enhance white cell counts, a disease of the bone marrow or an immune system disorder. Normally it means that you''re fighting off an infection. Its normally not anything to be too worried about since the body can fight off bacteria without making you ill (side effect of fighting infection*) most of the time. white blood cells basically just eat away harmful things in your system. A high white blood count can mean an infection or a blood disorder such as leukemia. Your doctor can shed light on this matter and there is danger in self...


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What Are Possible Causes Of elevated white Blood count?

A: There are 4 possible reasons: your body is fighting an infection, some drugs can enhance white cell counts, a disease of the bone marrow or an immune system disorder. A high white blood count can mean an infection or a blood disorder such as leukemia. Your doctor can shed light on this matter and there is danger in self diagnosis. A high white blood count without treatment means whatever is causing the count has a chance to grow. These white cells are part of your immune system. Normally it means that you''re fighting off an infection. Its...


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Have high white cell count in my blood?

A: YOU MAY HAVE SOME KIND OF AN INFECTION SUCH AS KIDNEY, BLADDER, OR A VIRUS, SOMETHING AUTO-IMMUNE IS GOING ON, PLEASE GET A COMPLETE BLOOD WORK UP! GOOD LUCK! SEE A HEMATOLOGIST! See a haematologist. Read my testimonials on my blog roll Keep taking your meds. It could take up t o a month for them to work well enough to get your count back down. High white count means you probably have some kind of an infection or virus. It takes time for prescribed medication to start working. See the course through to the end and you should start to feel better. Icreased white cell count is normally due to infection or virus. Your probably feeling tired...


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What Does Your white cell count Have To Do With Your Thyroid?

A: Your white cell count has nothing directly to do with your thyroid. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that secretes hormones for your metabolism. white cells may be elevated if there is an infection of any kind, including one that affects the Thyroid....


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What Does Your white cell count Have To Do With Your Thyroid?

A: Your white cell count has nothing directly to do with your thyroid. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that secretes hormones for your metabolism. white cells may be elevated if there is an infection of any kind, including one that affects the Thyroid....


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I have an elevated white blood count why?

A: Four reasons that your white blood count might be high are: An increased production of white blood cells to fight an infection A reaction to a drug that enhances white blood cell production A disease of bone marrow, causing abnormally high production of white blood cells An immune system disorder that increases white blood cell production...
 
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