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HELLO DOCTOR,
I AM DIPAK FROM INDIA. I HAVE TESTED MY BLOOD.IN REPORT MY WHITE BLOOD CELL IS 17800/CUMM & ESR IS 40MM IS THIS DANGER & HOW I CAN MAINTIN?

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Hello Dipak:

There is a mild elevation in the white blood cell count and increase in ESR. This is usually seen in infection and since ESR is raised it could be chronic infection.

It can also be raised in inflammatory conditions like arthritis etc.
Please check with your doctor for further evaluation and advice.

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Neha Dahiya MD

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Help patients understand the medical terminology of their lab results and / or tissue biopsy reports.

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I am a pathologist and director of clinical laboratory services. I have been a practicing pathologist for last 9 years in a 350 bed multi specialty hospital laboratory in India.

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Indian association of pathologists and microbiologists.
International Academy of Cytology
International association of Pathologists - Indian division
Indian association of Cytology

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