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What does my WBC count indicate?

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Dr. Indranil Ghosh


Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Fri, 23 Oct 2015 in Blood Disorders
Question: My white cell count came back high. The Dr tested me last year and it was 10,600 and this year it was 11,700. Should I have any reason for concern?
Answered by Dr. Indranil Ghosh 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
may not be of concern

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.

I would not worry too much with this much white cells unless there is any infection or other symptoms or the differential count is abnormal.

If possible please send the differential count of white cells.

Hope this helps.
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