Oncology (General Cancer)/white blood cell count.

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I was taking anti-biotic for uninary infection.my white blood cell count increased from 7.1 to 10.1 my neutrophils was 77 and lymphocytes was 13.should I be concerned.when you have leukemia your white cell count is how high

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You had a urinary infection! Your white blood cell count level increases in infections/inflammations. The level you mention is normal in such a situation. When you are free of infection and some more time has passed you can check it again. If it is normal then there is nothing to worry about!



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