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High Lymphocyte Count

A high lymphocyte count indicates lymphocytosis. It can occur due to infections in the body, blood cancer, and autoimmune conditions. Taking a vitamin C-rich diet helps to regulate high white blood cells in the body.

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Why do I have lightheadedness and nausea even after taking the appropriate medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had lightheadedness and nausea for the past six months. When I consulted the doctors, I found out I had typhoid. I took the prescribed medicines, and typhoid was cured, but I still have lightheadedness and nausea. When I consulted other doctors, I realized I had low levels of vi...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lightheadedness and nausea could not be only due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Your blood pressure needs to be checked as hypertension is also a reason for chronic headaches. Migraine is also another differential diagnosis for headache with nausea. I suggest you visit a...  Read Full »

Should I be worried about gastric pain and constipation issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I have gastric pain and constipation issues. I have done some blood tests, stool tests, and occult blood tests. I have a lymphocyte count of 42 lymphocytes/mcL and all the other parameters are normal. I have done a liver function test and lipid profile. All the results came back normal.  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Your blood reports are absolutely normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). A slight increase in lymphocytes with other counts being normal is not a concern. Lymphocytes get increased in response to viral infections or loose stools. They are called reactive l...  Read Full »

I am suffering from nasal congestion. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I have had nasal congestion for the past three weeks, which is not getting cured. I was also suffering from nausea and increased bowel movements. The nausea is cured, but I feel sick inside. Is it anything serious? In my CBC reports, the neutrophils are 44 %, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned the medication that you are taking. According to your CBC report, you have high lymphocytes count. It is suggestive of a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Therefore, I suggest you do the following investigations. Rhinoscopy nose e...  Read Full »

Why is my absolute lymphocyte count high?

Query: Hello doctor, My absolute lymphocyte count is 4800, so I have lymphocytic leukocytosis. I have a dust allergy, and I had mild asthmatic bronchitis in the last week. I am taking tablet Telekast-L occasionally.   Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention your complaints. Do you have a common cold, congestion, fever, or weight loss? Do you have a smoking history? Do you have asthma attacks regularly? Or is this the first time? Have you done a spirometry examination for confirmation of asthma? Lymphocyt...  Read Full »

I have trigeminal neuralgia and other issues. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 27 years, my height is five feet four inches and my weight is 143 pounds. I have trigeminal neuralgia, for which I take Lyrica 75 mg during flare-ups. I recently had a blood test that indicated low vitamin D (6 ng/ml), for which the doctor advised me to take a D-rise of 60,00...  Read Full »


Dr. Dalia Mostafa Nayel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your increased WBC (white blood cells) and lymphocytes, I could certainly relate it to your trigeminal neuralgia as this is an inflammation of a nerve which would rise WBC levels even if you are in recovery period with no symptoms. But, what I am concerned about is you...  Read Full »

Can a raised TLC level cause harm to the fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in the eighth week of an IVF pregnancy. I have already had three miscarriages before. I am on Filgrastim injections (10 units of insulin syringe), Dexona, Duphaston, Estrabet 2 mg two tablets thrice a day. My doctor got some blood tests done yesterday. The TLC was at 21000 per mic...  Read Full »


Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.The Filgrastim injection that you are taking is responsible for the elevated TLC (total lymphocyte count). But you need not worry as the function of the Filgrastim is to cause multiplication of the white blood cells. Studies have shown that Filgrastim after IVF (in vitr...  Read Full »

My CBC shows high lymphocyte count. Why could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I just want to get my brother's CBC annual report checked. Is everything fine? I see lymphocytes little high. Is that dangerous? I am worried and he is actually very healthy and fine last week he had loose motion but now he is fine and fit again.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is fine. Slightly lymphocytes percentage is elevated, but this much variation is acceptable. Also, last week infection might have contributed to this slightly changed percentage, but it is nothing to worry as he is totally asymptomatic. If possible, get this repea...  Read Full »

I have a high lymphocyte count. Is it a matter of concern?

Query: Hello doctor, I have extreme pain in my throat and one swollen lymph node too and 99-degree fever. Before these symptoms I was only suffering from fever which was a low-grade fever I had my CBC done before three days and it shows that my lymphocytes count is 60 % and WBC is 6.6x10 and the rest is no...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate), lymphocytes and IgE are high (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So it can be because of viral inflammation of upper respiratory tract along with allergic involvement. You can be prescribed decongestant like Le...  Read Full »

My 13-year-old son has recurrent fever and body pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 13 years old and his weight is 101 lbs. His WBC is 6000, lymphocyte is around 50% (checked thrice in the last two years), Hb is 11 g% and HbE trait. His overall health is fine, but he is getting recurrent fever attack of around four to five times in a year with severe body pain....  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash. H. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: HbE trait with 11 g% hemoglobin is good and well maintained. His white blood cell count is normal and lymphocytes are mildly increased. There is nothing to suggest any particular cause. The recurrent infection could be du...  Read Full »

Why is my son not recovering from fever even after taking two cycles of medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, My 10 month old son is not well and the doctor has given him Cacef CV dry syrup and Lizoforce dry suspension. It looks like a bogus to me because he has already run through two cycles of medicines and is not recovering. Always on alternate days, he suffers from a fever.  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your son's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your baby's reports I can say there is an elevated lymphocyte count, which is not normal in a viral fever, where usually the neutrophil count is high. There are...  Read Full »

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