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My white blood cell count has gone from 5.5 to 8.5 over the

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My white blood cell count has gone from 5.5 to 8.5 over the past to years l have had a
Blood test for lukeamea which was negative . I have have tendinitis in the last 12month.
Could it be gout which can be present
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for coming.

Those white counts are normal.

Moving up and down within the normal range is normal.

There is no indication of gout from any test you have presented.

Tendinitis is not typically from gout.

A high serum uric acid level would go along with gout, along with joint swelling, a red joint, very painful joint, and gouty joint fluid.

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