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Low neutrophils (33) and high Lymphocytes (47) count. My

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Low neutrophils (33) and high Lymphocytes (47) count. My Doctor wants another blood test in 6 months. No other recommendation's or comments f
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Age 71, male, Florida. Excerise every day. Ideal weight.
Daily vitamins: C @ 1000 mg; B-12 and ginseng for energy; fish oil D3; Glucosamine; Enalapril @ .5 mg.
This is the first time I've ever got blood test numbers out of range. Any suggestions or recommendations?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 5 years ago.
The blood picture is showing that you might had or still having a viral infection .These cells are main defensive cells of the body .Decrease in number of neutrophils (as they are first line of defense) and increase in lymphocytes (lymphocytosis ) suggest the response of these cells towards combating an infection.To be on safe side he has asked you to go for repeating of test.
So please do not worry.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

If I have a viral infection, would anti biotics help?

Expert:  Dr. Nomi replied 5 years ago.
No,they will not help as the virus will complete its cycle and go away itself .
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