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Extremely low WBC count, very healthy otherwise. Can I donate my kidney?

Currently I have been told that i have a VERY low WBC - below 1.5.. Doctor suggested I see a hematologist - please note that I do not have very good health insurance. Plus, I have always been very healthy (not even getting flu ). My question is, my sister is in need of a new kidney , would I be considered a candidate for kidney transplant with such a low WBC? Thank you for your help.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
the lower limit of normal wbc count is 4000/cmm & you have only first it should be evaluated properly.have you any recent history of fever,drug ingestion.repeat the WBC count,if it is same then consult with a hematologist.
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Das Arindam's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das

Firstly, a very low low WBC is indicative of many disease. First, it should be clarified and searched for presence of any disease condition.

Bone marrow examination should be considered must.

As such, you may not be eligible as a kidney donor.

Answered: Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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