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Sure. Over the course of 3 yrs, I have CHRONIC high neutrophils, high white count, high platelets, low lymph %....trying to get a picture of what is happening. I do have MS, though it is stable/in remission

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

In last 2 months, loss of appetite and weight loss - but have been under severe stress. The blood results have been showing these signs for 3 yrs now.

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

I have high fatigue - but again, coul dbe from MS, though it has been in remission for years

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have been receiving iron sucr 1x a month for 3 months as iron deficient anemic. My mother died from Hodgkins disease when i was 19. Cancer is RAMPANT on maternal side of family.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago

I am sorry about your mother

how old are you?

I am a cancer doctor.

there are many different types of white blood cells: neutrophils, macrophages, monocytes, lymphocytes, basophils, eosinophils, etc.

your bone marrows makes each as needed to help your immune system keep you healthy.

what is your total WBC white blood cell count? that is most important.

slightly elevated levels of these different types of white blood cells don't point to cancer.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I am 41
my white counts are usually between 9-14 - tested when hEALTHY - not sick. this is over course of 3 yrs.
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
platelets are 430-520 over 3 yrs (many tests)
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
lymph %: 72-82
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
oops = above is PLATELETS, not lymph.
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
lymph is low - between 12-18
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
sorry, the neuts are what it is 72-82
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago

these are all normal

and don't point to cancer.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago

it is normal for these WBC counts to vary up and down.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
normal to always be out of range over course of 3yrs?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago

those "normal' ranges on lab reports are just guidelines.

many people can be outside of those ranges and be 100% normal still.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Okay, thank you.
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago

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