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For general medicine a doctor diagnosed me a severe

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Hello a doctor diagnosed me a severe pharyngitis with white fluid fever and aches.
He prescribed me a CBC which indicates :
High count of neutrophils at 10 (Max 7)
Low count of lymphocytes at 0.6 (min at 1.5)
Absolute values and not percentages
Vs slightly elevated
Negative MNI
Antibiotics/corticoids and symptoms gone in 4 days
I m worried about this amazing CBC with neutrophilia and lymphopenia
Thank you


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Please post the entire results of the CBC along with the lab reference values.

Also, please tell us what you mean by MNI and Vs since these aren't common medical abbreviations.

Looking forward to hearing from you,


Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Ok MNI is the mononucleosis test which is negative
Neutrophil normal range : 4 to 7
Lymphocytes normal range : 1.5 to 4
Sedimentary speed slightly elevated
The rest of the CBC is normal

The most common cause of higher than normal levels of neutrophils along with low lymphocytes is stress.

Just high neutrophils can also be from bacterial infection, hemolytic anemia and some other infections.

Neutrophils can be low in aplastic anekia, AIDS and some other viral infections, an overactive adrenal gland, and with the use of steroids.

Your medical provider will want to repeat the test in 3-6 weeks to see if everything has returned to normal.

Best regards,


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