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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.

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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.

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Why would my son have high white blood cell counts but unknown infection?

A: SOUNDS LIKE A VIRAL INFECTION , LET NATURE TAKE ITS COURSE Check out WebMD and research high wbc. Sometimes we have to be our own doctors. Get your friends to help you too. I''ve never heard of a high white cell count when it comes to what I''m going to discuss here, but the chronic diarrhea is a sign of it. So I''m giving you the information to read just in case. They''re starting to recommend that people with IBS, or IBS-like symptoms such as chronic diarrhea, be tested for celiac disease, which is an intolerance to gluten (wheat, rye, Barley and oats). A lot of people with celiac were misdiagnosed as having IBS for years. (18 years for me). It takes an...


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What does a high white blood cell count usually signify?mine is 17.6?

A: You are probably not HIV positive? It simply means that you have an infection or really LOW red blood cells, which is an iron deficeincy. That is what I have.. Also have Anti-Nuclear Antibodies in my system. Not sure how that happened or what one can do to fix it. BUT with a high white blood cell count I would ask the doctor to do furthur testing just to be sure it is nothing serious.. Good Luck. That number doesn''t coincide with WBC readings, they usually range in the thousands. Infection - the body uses white blood cells to fight infection -...


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What You Should Know About high white blood cell count

A: Elevated white blood cell count (also known as leukocytosis) indicates that there is an increase in the production of white blood cells (WBC or leukocytes) in the body. It is the opposite of leukopenia, which is the decrease in the number of WBC. The main function of leukocytes is to fight infections within the body, which can be caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses. high white blood cell count in the body can indicate an underlying health issue, such as anemia, bone marrow tumor, inflammatory...


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My son has had a fever & a high white blood cell count (29,000 today!). What could he have?

A: My daughter is having the same issue right now...this is the 2nd time it has happened. The first time it was 5 days of 104-105 fever and a white blood count of 23,000. This time, her fever is 103-104 and her wbc is 24,000. Last time, they said it was a virus, but they have done all sorts of tests this time, and still found nothing. I''m very worried that it could be something more serious. Please let me know what you find out, and I will do the same. I am also having the same issues. However in addition to this, my daughter also has febrile sezuires. (FYI) when she was at the hospital, they said Motrin is the best fever reducer for children. If anyone figures this out please post it! Thanks! My daughter 17 months...


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What could be the causes for high white blood cell count?

A: Elevated white blood cell (WBC)counts can be caused by a variety of infections, inflammation, physiologic stress, and malignancies (leukemia). If you have been found with an elevated WBC count, it may not be something dangerous, but you should discuss this with your physician or health care provider and discuss any symptoms you may have to determine the cause of the elevated WBC count....


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my son has an extreemly high white blood cell count and the doctors are telling me that it is just a viral infection are they ri

A: did you check for the white blood cell shapes? thats always important and often missed out in diagnosis. high white cells is an alarm. Please check with a doctor and if u already have.. get a second opinion...
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high platelet count and high white blood cell count

A: Hi, Heavy drinking may certainly be the cause. The drinking affects the liver and this can affect the blood cell count. His Doctor will be able to tell him the best way to move the blood cell counts into the normal range. If he needs some help with his drinking and is ready for the assistance he can contact Alcoholics Anonymous at: www.aa.org This is an extremely helpful organization, very informative too. Best wishes to both of you!...
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Weight Loss/high white blood cell count.

A: I high white count can mean some sort of chronic inflammation.  If you"ve gone through all those tests and still have symptoms, and Cipro seems to help, then I wonder if you have a diverticulitis?  You might also have epididymitis, (inflammation of the structure above the testicle) which can be chronic and recurrent, but your urologist, if he examined your testicles, should have noticed that.  Did you lose weight on purpose, or did this happen without your wanting it to?  Do you smoke?   There are two tests that might be helpful -- a white blood cell scan, and a PET scan.  Both can pinpoint areas of...


 
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