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What causes low neutrophils with high lymphocytes?

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Posted on Wed, 16 Jul 2014
Question: I have low neutrophils, high lymphocytes, left pain under my rib cage, extreme fatigue.
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Findings may be related to viral illness.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXX
Thanks for writing to HCM

Low neutrophils with high lymphocytes and extreme fatigue may be due to viral illness.
Viral causes are generally self limiting in nature and only requires symptomatic treatment.
Antibiotics are prescribed if there is superadded infection.

You should take plenty of fluids.Pain under rib cage may be due to various causes.You need proper clinical examination and ultrasonography of abdomen can be done to find out the cause.
Treatment depend upon findings.You should consult your physician.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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Brief Answer: Findings may be related to viral illness. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXX Thanks for writing to HCM Low neutrophils with high lymphocytes and extreme fatigue may be due to viral illness. Viral causes are generally self limiting in nature and only requires symptomatic treatment. Antibiotics are prescribed if there is superadded infection. You should take plenty of fluids.Pain under rib cage may be due to various causes.You need proper clinical examination and ultrasonography of abdomen can be done to find out the cause. Treatment depend upon findings.You should consult your physician. Get well soon. Hope I have answered your question. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX