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I'm sorry to hear about this
Well, I'm hoping it's nothing too serious.
Are you still taking malarone?
No. I finished the last pill yesterday. I took it for the full prescribed amount-- 2 days before the trip, the entire time I was in India, and 7 days after.
I did experience pretty awful side-effects from the Malarone. I was dizzy, nauseous, disoriented, etc.
Okay, this is a common side effect of malarone, I don't think you need to worry, your WBC should return to normal in a few weeks
Likely 2-3 weeks
It is not dangerously low, it is slightly low, so nothing to worry about
Okay. So will I need to take a new blood test in a few weeks?
Is it normal for it to drop so significantly?
It is normal, and you may repeat the blood test in a month
Okay. Thank you.
You're quite welcome
Last question, real quick. Is there anything else I can do to rebuild my WBC?
No, it takes time to build, and you will have to give it time, a healthy diet is all you need
Okay. Thanks again. Have a good day.
You're very welcome
same to you