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High WBC count, ESR levels during pregnancy. Normal?

hi, i am 26 week pregnant (first time). my age is 26 yr. Recently i went through some test due to swelling in my feet ans some white discharge also. In my test, i found my WBC count is 0000 cells/cmm, Hb is 10.8 gm%, PCV is 36%, RBC is3.9 million/cmm and ESR is 32mm/1st hour. In 1st trimister above all test are normal. Is higher WBC count and ESR is normal in pregnancy as i am little worried for my unborn child.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

congrats on the pregnancy. During pregnancy both the white blood cell count and the ESR increase due to various changes.

I hope this eases your mind
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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