This question was answered on Tue 14, Jun 2011 01:11am by Dr Madhulika Mohanty

My white blood cell count is about double than normal. What would be possible causes.

    
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My white blood cell count is about double than normal. What would be possible causes.

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Answer by Dr Madhulika Mohanty  on Tue 14, Jun 2011 01:11am:

Hi, sorry for the delay in replying. Increased white blood cell count can be due to infection (like bacterial, viral, tuberculosis etc); reaction of any medicine (steroids); disease of bone marrow (leukemia or blood cancer etc) and immune system disorder. You should get in touch with a doctor for further assistance. Take care.
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Comment by Trace on Thu 26, Jan 2012 10:39am:
my white blood cell count has slowly risen over the past two years.Just recently is now double than normal. Platelets are also high and now my doctor is sending me for bone marrow test. Should i be worried?

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