Reactive lymphocytes are lymphocytes that become large when stimulated by antigens. It is usually associated with viral infections, drug reactions, radiation, hormonal diseases, and immunization.
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Query: Hi... Doctor told me few blood and stool test, and occult blood test.Today i got my hematology report. My Lymphosytes are 42. With all other things normal. Should i worry about? I dont have any other symptomps. Only thing i have gastric pain and constipation issues. For that stool test , occult blo... Read Full »
General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician
Answer: Hi. Your blood reports are absolutely normal. Slight increase in lymphocytes with other counts being normal should not be a concern. Lymphocytes may increase slightly in response to viral infections or loose stools which we call reactive lymphocytosis. No need to worry. For you other problems inclu... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,My son is 13 years old and his weight is 46 kg. 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. P... Read Full »
Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist
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. Recurrent infection could be due to low... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about my low and falling WBC count recently. I do not have any chronic diseases. My doctor says, it is vitamin B12 deficiency and the doctor has prescribed Vitamin B12 to take 1000 mg per day. My mother had MDS, diagnosed two years back and expired from it. My WBC counts r... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your worries. First, it is of utmost importance to have a glass slide reviewed by a hematologist to check for the morphologic abnormalities, that is the dysplastic features of the cells. Not only it depends on the count, but also on the appearance of th... Read Full »
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