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What causes high white blood counts?

My husbands blood tests came back as he is anemic, high white blood counts and alert platelet levels. He was referred to a blood doctor who sent him in for a CT scan where it looks like it may be his gallbladder according to the radiologist. Could this cause the blood deficiencies or is it his liver function??
Wed, 18 Mar 2015
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Dear thanks for the question.

It can be infection in body, problem with liver or spleen. I suspect infection for this. Your husband needs to under go liver work up, blood culture and sensitivity to come to a definitive diagnosis. You follow your doctor's advise.

I hope my reply will benefit you. Please write for follow up queries. I wish your husband good health. Kindly write a feedback. Thanks
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