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Does CMV cause continuous decrease in lymphocytes?

do CMV causes continuous decrease in lymphocytes? My lymphocytes are still in range but they decrease from 36 to 34 , after one month it came to 32 and again after one month it is now 30. and I rechecked it after one month but it was again the same 30. Normal range is above 20. My question is do lymphocytes can vary within normal range? But my range only decreased, doesnt increase, ( Can it be due to increase in neutrophils?) Also do CMV causes decrease in lymphocytes? I have checked for other immuno diseases and I am ok. Kindly guide me
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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CMV is a viral disease and viral disease causes increase in lymphocytes .AS the effect of virus diminishes lymphocyte count starts falling and comes in normal range . In your case as the lymphocytes count is decreasing its good .Your lymphocytes count is in normal range So nothing to vworry.
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