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 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 »

I have low white blood count and elevated lymphocytes. What may be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I have low white blood count for a year and elevated lymphocytes. I was under Metoprolol medication for six months and stopped it two months ago. I am also being treated for enlarged cervical lymph nodes. What may be the reason? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my opinion for your asked question. In your attached reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the only notable finding is mild leukopenia, which means low white blood cell (WBC) count. There are many causes for low WBC count like an ...  Read Full »

My blood group has changed from B positive to B negative. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My blood group has changed from B positive to B negative. During diagnosis, it is found that my lymphocyte count is higher, which is around 54%. I have some other problems like itching underarms and piles. My CT and PET scan report are normal. Ultrasound report shows fatty liver. Why has...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Blood group never changes throughout life. I suggest you get your blood group checked in a good blood bank. One of your blood groups might be false due to a faulty technique. Hope I have answered your question. Underarm itching might be due t...  Read Full »

My lymphocyte count is higher than normal, Do I have AIDS?

Query: Hello doctor, According to my CBC report, I am just above the normal lymphocyte count. Does this range come under lymphocytosis? Also, I have read that AIDS could be one of the causes of lymphocytosis. But, I am confused because I thought AIDS destroys lymphocytes, which causes lymphocytopenia. Pl...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query, and I can understand your concern.HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection reduces the lymphocyte count. However, HIV cannot be diagnosed by CBC(complete blood count) test.CMIA (chemiluminescent magnetic microparticle immunoassay) tests Or ELISA ...  Read Full »

Does lymphocyte count increase in the case of AIDS?

Query: Hello doctor,According to my CBC report, my lymphocyte count is above the normal count. Does this range come under lymphocytosis? Also, I read that lymphocytosis is one of the causes of AIDS. I am confused; I thought AIDS destroys lymphocytes and causes lymphocytopenia. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please let us know the clinical circumstances for which CBC (complete blood count) test is taken. You have both neutropenia and lymphocytosis, observed in multiple diseases infective pathology. Was this test prescribed by a physician or a doc...  Read Full »

Do high lymphocyte count and liver enzyme level mean that I have leukemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a routine laboratory test done with my physician last week. My lymphocytes are elevated, neutrophil count seems low, and liver enzymes (AST and ALT) are elevated. I have no fever or weight loss. Recent clinical history: before 47 days, I took tablet Flagyl 500 mg twice a day for s...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my opinion on the questions you asked. In the attached reports (attachments are removed to protect the patient's identity), lymphocyte count is high, SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase) is also high. It points more towards viral upper respirat...  Read Full »

Will allergic rhinitis cause a rise in MPV and lymphocytes?

Query: Hi doctor, It has been 18 months since I have been suffering from allergic rhinitis. Some doctors are saying I do not have allergies. The problem is I keep sneezing even when I take Dymista. Now I am taking Allergodil nasal spray. I also got some blood tests done to detect if I have an allergy. I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) noted that monocyte and MPV (mean platelet volume) are slightly low. Do not worry about that non-specific finding. If they are elevated, then we can think further. But do not worry about ...  Read Full »

Why are my lymphocyte levels persistently high?

Query: Hi doctor, I got blood work through the doctor. Lymphocytes were high. Last year it was 7.3 lymphocytes/mcL and comparatively less this year 5.6 lymphocytes/mcL. Still, I am concerned why it is not reduced.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my opinion for your asked question. Your absolute lymphocyte count is high as per provided history. If it remains persistently high, investigate further with flow cytometry to rule out the monoclonal nature of elevated lymphocytes. However, before that, ...  Read Full »

What causes a bitter taste, upset stomach, dizziness, and a rise in lymphocytes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having a bitter taste, upset stomach, dizziness for about a month. A month ago, I got lab tests done. Everything was within the normal range. My lymphocyte percentage was at 54% a week ago. I have the same symptoms, and lymphocyte is at 56%. I was told that it is anxiety. Is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lymphocyte percentage is not that significant to worry about. Still, it will be more informative if you can upload the full CBC panel for better analysis. Your symptoms could be acid reflux-induced gastritis or due to a stone in the gall bladder. We need to inves...  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 Patil

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 »

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