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Pregnant, blood test shows high WBC count, low hemoglobin. Is it a danger sign?

Hi I am priyanka, I am a 18th week pregnant, recently I went for a blood test , in that I have high white blood cell count and low hemoglobin percentage does I have any problem with high WBC count. Following is my blood report Haemoglobin: mine - 6.4 original - 12 - 15 g/dL Total RBC Count: mine - 3.86 original - 3.8 - 4.8 millions/cumm Total WBC Count mine - 14,200 original - 4000 - 0000 /cumm Neutrophils mine - 78% original - 40 - 80 % Lymphocytes mine - 19% original - 20 - 40 % Eosinophils mine - 1% original - 1 - 6 % Monocytes mine - 2% original - 2 - 10 % Basophils mine - 0% original - 0 - 2 % Platelet Count mine - 2,50,000 original - 0000 - 0000 /cumm
Asked On : Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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Thanks for your query,
Neutrophilic leucocytosis is common during pregnancy. So you dont have to worry about WBC count. But your Hemoglobin is really low , and its quite risky. You should undergo some investigations to know the cause of anemia and exclude haemoglobinopathies, so that proper treatment can be initiated. Consult your OBG soon.
Best of luck and take care.
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Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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