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i just done my blood test total white cell count is 13.1 bit

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Hi i just done my blood test
total white cell count is 13.1
bit worried.my gp sayes everything ok
pls adv. thks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Dr Basu :

Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

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That is a mild elevation.

Dr Basu :

This can be seen with even the stress of blood drawing as well.

Dr Basu :

Recent infection is the most common cause.

Dr Basu :

Common cold or any infection raise white cell count.

Dr Basu :

Your GP is not worried because, the test did not show any immature cells or blast cells.

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This type of elevated count does not suggest cancer or anything serious.

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Please do not worry.

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Why was the test ordered?

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