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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What does neutropenia mean?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently had my blood test and the results came back that I had mild neutropenia. It has got me a little concerned since this has been present on my last two blood tests with the lymphocyte count being significantly higher, but still within the normal upper limits. I have had no infec...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash H. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: Neutropenia is reduced neutrophils in the blood. Neutrophil is one of the five types of white blood cells (WBC) in the blood. If one cell count is increased (for example lymphocytes here - normally 20 to 40%, here it is...  Read Full »

There is increased lymphocytes percentage in my blood. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a complete blood count test and it seems my lymphocyte % is high. Please help me. Is this something I should be scared about? I was in my period when the blood test was taken in case this has any relation to the results.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lymphocyte percentage is slightly high. Kindly mention your clinical complaints so that I can guide you further. It is not a matter of getting scared as your all other parameters are within range. I suggest you repeat CBC after a week. Usually, a temporary viral...  Read Full »

Kindly clarify the results of my CBC report.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 38-year-old male. I have a question about my CBC report. My lymphocytes are high with 65 %. My neutrophil levels are low. My total WBC is 3200 WBC per microliter of blood. I have these levels remaining the same for about two years. I have constant body pain. I am very weak, and I do...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your lymphocyte count is elevated. As the condition sustains the same for the past two years, you might need investigations like flow cytometry or bone marrow aspiration study to be don...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for high lymphocytes, low Hb and platelets?

Query: Hello doctor,My sister is aged 55 years, and the blood report says that it is mild anisopoikilocytosis macrocytic normochromic RBC. The WBC are having lymphocytic prominence with reactive lymphocytes. The platelets show marked thrombocytopenia. Her hemoglobin is 7.9, her neutrophil count is 1520, an...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her hemoglobin level is low. For that, further workup can be done in the form of serum iron, TIBC (total iron binding capacity), and ferritin estimation. I need to know her hematocrit and RBC value as well to guide you further. You need to correct anemia with iron or ...  Read Full »

I have iron-deficiency anemia, and recently my lymphocyte along with WBC levels are increasing steadily. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had my blood tests done two weeks ago to see how things are progressing. I feel fine, but since I was anemic and lacked iron, I had to do that routine after finishing the medication. I have no other physical symptoms at the moment. The only thing I knew, I used medicines messily and mis...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your query, and here is my suggestion. In your attached reports (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity) ferritin level is low, and TIBC (total-iron binding capacity) increased, which is suggestive of mild iron deficiency anemia. With ...  Read Full »

My neutrophils are low, and my lymphocytes are high. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about my low neutrophils and high lymphocytes. I will attach the results. A doctor told me my wbc is 6000 per microliter and advised me not to worry. Currently, I am taking Atorvastatin, Levothyroxine, and Benadryl. Kindly help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Elina Angelova Beleva

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your laboratory results. A single test is of minimal clinical significance if not coupled with complaints and symptoms. After reviewing your test results, I can tell you that your total white blood cell count is normal. Even though the percentage values...  Read Full »

I have a persistent rise in WBC, neutrophils, and lymphocyte levels, along with back and muscle pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, What can be causing a chronic elevation in WBC? I did some blood tests last week, and the results showed a moderately elevated WBC of 14.91 with an increased absolute count of neutrophils and lymphocytes. All other elements of the complete blood count are within the normal range. Before ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. There are a couple of findings: high WBCs (white blood cells) and raised CPK (creatine phosphokinase). High WBCs are found in infections (especially asymptomatic viral or urogenital tract infections), physical stress, ...  Read Full »

Can Hashimoto's thyroiditis increase lymphocytes after hysterectomy?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had a total thyroidectomy (TT) two years ago and on my pathology report of the thyroid, I have had mild thyroiditis, and I always have high lymphocytes. For one period of about a year, they were raising every month. My Tg and Abt within normal range. I did anti-TPO and my result is ...  Read Full »

Dr. Elina Angelova Beleva

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your results (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From what I have seen leukocytes are within normal range as well as hemoglobin, platelets were not reported. From the automatic differential, there is indeed a slight lymphocytosis, but the m...  Read Full »

My lymphocyte percentage is 44%. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I just got a blood test conducted and the results indicate that my hemoglobin is 17.9 g/dL. My packed cell volume is 52.5%, RBC is 6.42 milliliter/mm3. Total leukocyte count is 14.3 thou/mm3. In differential leukocyte count, lymphocytes are 44% and in absolute leucocyte count, l...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing to worry about your investigations. The number of red cells normally present varies according to person's age and sex. The normal hemoglobin value in an adult male can range up to 18 g/dL. It can be raised due to many reasons and these causes may b...  Read Full »

I have a sinus infection, nasal congestion, skin allergy, and elevated ESR and lymphocyte count. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a bad chest infection two months ago, which resolved after a few weeks. After that, I again got a sinus and throat infection for a month. Till then, my nose has always seemed congested, and I had a post-nasal drip, too, with a sour taste. I also have had a skin allergy for the la...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You can have a viral upper respiratory tract infection that can cause a high lymphocyte count. However, your peripheral smear report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) shows normal WBC (white bl...  Read Full »

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