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steroid therapy will cause your glucose levels to be elevated and can cause your WBC counts to be elevated.
metamyelocytes and myeolocytes are elevated when you are making more WBCs to help fight off an infection.
your recent infection, mononucleosis can cause all of your fatigue and blood count issues.
mono fatigue can take a while to get better, but it will get better.
your issues don't point to a cancer at this point
let me know if you have questions.
mononucelosis doesn't elevate WBC counts.
mononucleosis is caused by epstein barr virus. you need ebstein barr virus antibody tests for IgG and IgM to see if you have a mono infection. elevated IgG to this virus means you have had prior exposure. elevated IgM to ebstein barr virus means you have a current infection of mono
you could be exhausted because you are a 24/7 full time caregiver to your veteran husband. you may need a break from care giving to help your fatigue
let me know if you have other questions.