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My WBC are 18, bands 2, lymphocytes 6, absolute neutrophils

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My WBC are 18, bands 2, lymphocytes 6, absolute neutrophils 15.5, absolute promyelocyte. I finished my last round of chemo for breast cancer.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
sometimes neupogen shots used during chemotherapy for breast cancer can cause your WBC counts to be elevated
sometimes viral infections can cause your WBC count to be elevated.
if you are taking steroid pills, this can cause your WBC counts to be elevated.
when was your last chemotherapy and last neupogen shot?
you might need to have your WBC count repeated in 1-3 months to see if it comes back down into a more normal range.