Your son has a low white blood cell count it was 3.4 what does this mean?
Some infections can occasionally cause a low white cell count. Repeat the count regularly. If it returns to normal no need to worry. If the child also has anemia or low platelet count other investigations will be needed.
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Answer . Not necessarily. A high WBC count indicates some sort of infection/disease. Eg: Appendicitis gives you a high count.
Answer . Some types of cancer, anemia, immune system disorders, etc. This doesn't mean you have any of these. Doctors are the ones that should be diagnosing this and it's only second-guessing otherwise.
Most likely there is an infection. My daughter is 5 and her wbc is 16000 and she has fever. She just went to the doctor. She has the flu-throwing up and VERY tired. The doctor is sending her for an ultra sound to rule out appendicitis and another wo9rd i can't spell. Hope this helps you.
When the WBC count falls below the normal range, it is usually anindication of an underlying disease. The symptoms depend on theunderlying-cause. Some people experience a fall in their WBC countand experience no symptoms. However, for most people, leucopeniacauses a range of symptoms, as if you have… insufficient WBC tofight diseases, your body will be susceptible to a range ofinfections, skin problems, viruses, fever, gastro-intestinalproblems etc. (MORE)
It would be helpful to know what the units of measure are. In hematology, the reference range for a WBC is 4,500-11,000/mm 3 ; however, the count is usually reported out in SI units ( for example, 4.5 x 10 9 /L) or Conventional Units (4.5 x 10 3 /uL). So, on a lab report, a range of 4.5-11.0 is th…e normal range using these units of measure. If your report is using the standard units of measure, then a WBC of 314 is considered a "panic value". Extremely high. This could be due to several different processes, such as leukemias, severe infections (though this is still high even for a severe infection), and a handful of other conditions. Only your physician, taking all results and factors into consideration, can tell you where the problem lies. (MORE)
Normal white blood cell count is about 4.3 to 8.10. White blood cells can go down from many conditions and certain medications. The main purpose of WBCs is to fight infection so if they are decreased your body may not be able to fight off infections. Some cause include: 1. Viral infections 2. C…ongenital disorders 3. Cancer 4. Autoimmune disorders such as Rheumatoid arthritis . 5. Overwhelming infections that use up white blood cells faster than they can be produced 6. Drugs that destroy white blood cells The underlying cause for low WBC count needs to be found in order to determine treatment. (MORE)
A white blood cell count of 22000 mm3 is an elevation of whiteblood cells. This elevation of white blood cells could indicateinfection or leukemia. When a test is not within normal limits,consult a physician as soon as possible.
Aplastic anemia can cause abnormally enlarged red blood cells, lowwhite blood cell count and low platelets. The standard treatmentfor aplastic anemia is vitamin b-12 injections.
A white blood cell count of 3.9 is too low. Some things that cancause a low count include viral infections, some cancers, bacterialinfections, and diseases of the liver and spleen.
A low white blood cell count indicates that the immunity power in our body is less . It also indicates that the body can easily get contagious diseases.
Bands indicate immature neutrophils. if there is an overwhelminginfection, bands are released from bone marrow
are you asking what happens when your white blood count gets low, your white blood cells are what fights off illnesses like the flu.
A white blood cell (WBC) count of 12.5 may mean that you have anelevated WBC count. Some causes for this can be that WBC productionis increased to fight an infection in the body, or a person has adisorder of the immune system. There can be many other causes.
There are many different things that can cause a low white bloodcell count. Some of these things include a viral infection, acongenital disorder, cancer, autoimmune disorders, and certaindrugs.
Sometimes an infection can cause such a high white cell count. In that case the count comes after properly treating the infection. If it persists other investigations may be required to find out the cause.
No, cancer is caused by a mutation to the DNA of a cell. This causes the cell to keep replicating uncontrollably.
If your white blood cell count was low on your blood screening, there are a full range of possibilities. Are you sick? Then that is why. If you are fighting illness, and not being successful (getting sicker) then your white cell count would be low. If you have a low white blood cell count even when …you get a cold or the flu or some other less severe sickness, and you start to get better, then it is possible that you have HIV. HIV results in the lowering of white blood cells. There are also certain medications that lower the white blood cell count. If you want more help, message me! (MORE)
There seem to be several. A temporary drop can be caused by illness such as influenza, or a bacterial or fungal infection. A continued drop may be caused by autoimmune or bone marrow disorders or possibly illnesses such as TB or HIV. In addition, some vitamin or diet deficiencies (B 12, iron, etc.) …may cause this. If there is not an obvious recent illness or diet issue, a follow-up blood count is usually recommended to see if the numbers improve. (MORE)
As with any medical prognosis, it depends on the overall condition and health of the person who has the "low" counts, and what "low" means. For example, being "low" by a few cells is probably meaningless, while having substantially "low" counts may indicate any of a number of conditions. So, without… knowing the exact counts of all the cells which were listed in the question, it is impossible to answer it any further. (MORE)
White cell count should be between 3 and 10 (x10^9/L) so 3.7 is low but OK.
\nIt means something is wrong with your liver. You could have a disease like hepatitis a, b, or c, or liver cancer, or be on chemotherapy or be taking some medicine that affects your liver or have recently eaten something that disagreed with you and made you really sick so the poison has not yet lef…t your liver. Your liver is fighting something. What is the question. Your doctor has just performed a general test and has determined there is a problem with your liver. Next your doctor might perform a more specific blood test such as one to check for hepatitis a, b, and c. That test is quick. Then there is an MRI of the liver. That checks for cancer. If you have liver cancer, you may have an in situ operation. I have heard of the Mayo Clinic having success with that. Whatever it is, it involves your liver. (MORE)
It would be uncommon to accidently discover your white blood cellcount is low in an isolated incident. The doctor would order ablood count when encountering a range of symptoms that would pointto a decreased immune system.
\n. \n. \nYes, infections can cause low or elevated white blood cells. Viral infections often cause low white blood cell counts. Also, very serious bacterial infections that overwhelm the immune system can cause it as well.
Sorry it is hardely to say, how it cose because no one is expart. I think it's ans is yes
that's bad. it means your immune system is very bad. you will most likely get sick easy.
fruits and veggies. be sure to wash them good though because your immune system isn't strong and you don't want infections comming in from fruit that has been exposed to harmful germs.
A raised white blood cell count can mean you have an infection in the body. A low red blood cell count could mean your bone marrow is not creating enough healthy red blood cells, which can lead to not getting enough oxygen circulating throughout the body.
Assuming you are referring to a CSF count and not a blood test, it means you likely have no infection. A normal CSF white count ranges from 0-5, varying from person to person, a higher number likely means you have an infection causing a high white count. One is a perfectly normal number (assuming yo…u are healthy, in most cases) and should be of no cause for alarm. However if you took a blood test and your white count is one, get to a clean room and settle your affairs. (MORE)
Mildy low white blood cell counts are most often indicative of viral infections (even minor ones, such as the common cold - rhinovirus, and many others).
A lot of things can increase the white blood cell count. Most commonly it means you have an infection of some kind but there are other things like some drugs, many physical stresses/ illnesses, and cancer.
What does it mean when you are anemic and your red blood cell count is low and white blood cell count is high?
It means for you to take 500m of b-12 once a day, and take folic acid to bring up your blood count. and ferrosoul which is a iron supplement, that gives oxygen to your red blood cells. it costs around $20.00 (depends where you buy it from) I should know, I'm anemic
Some of the Chemotheraputic agents used to treat cancer can cause low white cell counts. Radiation therapy can also cause low white cell counts.
Whoever answered this question with "You probably have a disease. Probably AIDS or HIV. Because the normal range for white blood cells 5,000 to 9,000. Well, you're screwed. lol." is a moron. A high WBC does indicate that there is a disease or bacteria that you are fighting, as white blood cells inc…rease whenever there is an infection present, such as pneumonia, appendicitis, gall stones, and certains types of cancers. It would be wise for you to see your Primary Care Physician as soon as possible. Also, if you are taking any medications - both prescribed and OTC - along with any odd symptoms that you may have been experiencing lately, document these and take the list with you to your next Doctor's appointment. Good luck, and good health! (MORE)
Neophilia can be the reason you have a low blood count. But there are many reason why you can have a low count. Fighting an infection, loss of WCB due to drugs taken (imuran) (pregnasone).
Yes, I just received news I had a 2.4 reading on my white blood count and the average is normally between 4.8-10.8. It could be a medication you are taking, poor diet, or something else more serious (cancer etc.). I'm not a doctor, but you should really consider going to see one if your that low.
Are you asking what a low white blood cell count indicates? If so, a low white count usually means the patient has cancer or a serious infection.
If you had no white cells, you would get lots of very serious infections. White blood cells can find germs that enter your body and destroy them, which keeps them from making you sick. Some white blood cells make antibodies, which are special molecules that can stick to germs and make them harmless.… White blood cells also help repair damaged tissue, which is important in wound healing. White blood cells can even keep certain types of cancers from developing. A single drop of blood contains nearly half a million white blood cells, so your body has to make lots of them every day. White blood cells are made in the soft, inner part of your bones called the marrow, and some of them develop further in a special gland in your chest called the thymus. It is very rare for a person to be born unable to make white blood cells. In the past, such babies usually died of overwhelming infections soon after birth. Some of these babies can now be cured by taking bone marrow or thymus tissue from another person (called a donor) and putting it (transplanting it) into the baby's body. This gives them the ability to make white blood cells of their own, which protects them from infection and lets them live a long life. Sometimes, people who are given chemotherapy drugs to fight cancer, are exposed to large amounts of radiation, or have an illness that damages their bone marrow, become unable to make white blood cells anymore. They may be given special medicines to try to boost their white blood cells, and antibiotics to prevent or treat infections. If their bone marrow doesn't start making white blood cells again, then they too may need to be treated with a bone marrow transplant. (MORE)
A white blood cell (WBC) count determines the concentration of white blood cells in the patient's blood. A differential determines the percentage of each of the five types of mature white blood cells.
Yes. I am currently in hospital (I have CF) and expecting to be released tomorrow though they said it may not be the case as I have a low blood cell count of 1.2. However, they didn't say there was no chance in going home so it can't be too low, I hope!
Thats VERY SLIGHTLY low!!! But could indicate a chronic disease slowly affecting your WBC but I'd say this is still norm bc range is 4.25-10.25
No, low blood cell count is not a symptom of leukemia, it is a symptom of anemia.
If the White Blood Count is high and you have immature White Blood Cells called Blasts, then it probably means you have ALL; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. However, if the lymphocytes are low, this can mean anything from Chicken Pox to TB to Measles, Mumps and Rubella. If your Lymphosites count climb…s, I'd suggest to see an Oncologist to test for ALL. (MORE)
It might mean you have a blood disorder, or an active infection in your body. I am not a Doctor, so I would go see a specialist.
my white count is 3.5 i had chemo 3 years ago is never goes up andi work at a hospital i get everything if im around sick people
A low white blood cell (WBC) count is a decreased number of white blood cells (leukocytes) in the blood. A low WBC count is referred to medically as leukopenia.
Low red blood cell count can result in diseases such as anemia, bleeding, bone marrow failure, kidney disease, and much more. It can also indicate low counts of other nutritional deficiencies like iron.
The purpose of white blood cells are to fight infection. If the body has a low white blood cell count, it can be more susceptible to viruses, bacteria, or fungus.
When the white blood cell count is less than 4,000 per cubic mm, you are said to have low white blood cell count. You have such low white blood cell count in viral infections, chlamydia infections, rickettsial infections, in malaria and typhoid fever. Incidentally they are all the infections inside …your cells. White blood cells can not attack them with out killing your body cells. (MORE)
19000/cubic mm means that you are having bacterial infection most probably. That may be an indication to use an antibiotic.
Usually that there are pathogens present that your body is tryingto fight. Most likely bacterial, however may be certain viruses orpossibly parasitic.