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 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 »

Please interpret my breast ultrasound for enlarged lymph nodes and breast cancer.

Query: Hello doctor, I need help to understand the attached breast ultrasoud. I also have the MTHFR gene mutation inherited from both parents and want to know if it will affect my lymphocyte count to be high. I am taking Maxalt for migraines.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). MTHFR gene mutation is not an independent risk factor for breast carcinoma. The association between this gene mutation and breast malignancy is not fully understood. However, in your att...  Read Full »

Can a history of EBV cause persistent lymphocytosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached my reports. Please explain to me what it is? Do I have persistent lymphocytosis?   Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my answer to your asked question. In the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your lymphocytes count are repeatedly elevated. So it is suggestive of persistent lymphocytosis. You have EBV (Epstein- Barr virus) IgG (immunoglo...  Read Full »

What are the cause of my high lymphocyte count and low neutrophil count?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32-year-old female who weighs about 128 lbs. I had blood work done suggested by a weight loss doctor. The doctor requires routine blood work once a year. I noticed that five of my results came back out of range. My cholesterol has been high for years now. I think it is genetic. My...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry for the late reply. Following is my opinion on your asked question. In the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), lymphocyte count is high, and neutrophils are relatively low due to high lymphocytes. Total cholesterol and LDL (Low-de...  Read Full »

What could be the cause of a high lymphocyte count?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2.4 years old son has platelet count 193, WBC 6.8, Hb 11.4, RBC 4.28; however, neutrophils 16%, lymphocytes 73%, monocytes 08, SGPT 100, SGOT 77, creatinine 0.17. He is doing fine and active. However, lower weight gain was 1.7 kg, and the current weight is 9.25 kg. The monthly aver...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following is my opinion on your asked question. In the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), lymphocytes are high, and platelet count are borderline low with raised SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase) . So, it is suggestive most pr...  Read Full »

Why are my RBC, eosinophils, and lymphocytes counts elevated?

Query: Hi doctor, My RBC counts, eosinophils and lymphocytes are high for the last three years; Uric acid lower than 2.37 mg/dL and SGPT are raised in the latest report. I have mild pain in the throat, body ache, weakness, fatigue, headache, chest pain, bitter taste for the last four days, and no fever d...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, and the following is my opinion on your case. Your attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) does not show any specific alarming findings. Lymphocytes and eosinophils can be elevated in viral infection and allergi...  Read Full »

What causes high lymphocytes and low neutrophils in a child?

Query: Hi doctor,My 1.5 year old boy has low neutrophils (17%) and high lymphocytes (74%). He has normal hemoglobin and total WBC. We did this blood test one week after vaccinations. There is no actual complaint, and we did the blood test to check if there is iron deficiency. I have attached the blood rep...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per report provided, the lymphocyte count is slightly high. In the case of a child with age 1 to 3, the lymphocyte count can be up to 70%. Lymphocytosis is considered in the child of 1.5 years when the absolute lymphocyte count is more than 9000. Here, it is n...  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 take tablet Telekast-L occasionally.   Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

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 spirometry examination for confirmation of asthma? Lymphocytes ...  Read Full »

What does chronically elevated lymphocytes count mean?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past five years, my absolute lymphocytes have been 4.2 to 4.9 range, never going over 5 (I have had multiple CBC's and every single one of my absolute lymphocytes is elevated). However, they have been continually elevated to the point that I was recently sent to a hematologist...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have any type of leukemia especially CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) or MBL (monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis) then it could have been reflected in the peripheral smear examination report or in flow cytometry investigation. Your flow cytometry report is negati...  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 lymphocytes % 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. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lymphocytes percentage is slight 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 week. Usually, a temporary viral in...  Read Full »

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