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If you have fibromyalgia and arthritis could this cause your t-cell count to be only 19.0 since 2003 if you do not have HIV?
Depending on your medication, your immune system could be affected. Check with your primary care or rheumatologist for analysis of these counts. There are acceptable ranges for all readings.
Asked in Cat Health, Veterinary Medicine
Can arthritis cause an elevated white blood count in felines?
This will depend upon the type of arthritis the cat has. In general, degenerative arthritis (the kind your cat gets because he/she is older) should not cause an elevated white blood cell count. However, there is infectious arthritis which would cause an elevated white blood cell count - this would be a good reason for a veterinarian to carefully collect some joint fluid for analysis, because infection in the joints is both painful and difficult to treat. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Immune System
Low monocyte count?
A low monocyte count can be caused by a number of conditions. Illnesses such as HIV, Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other conditions can cause this condition. Vitamin deficiencies, including B-12, can also be the cause. ...
What happens if you have high wight blood cell count?
The usual cause of elevated white cell count (leukocytosis) is a bacterial infection. Once the infection is treated the count automatically comes down. Less common causes are autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and leukemia. The outcome depends on the underlying cause. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Arthritis, Asthma
Do asthma or arthritis have any effect on blood count values?
Arthritis can have an effect on the blood counts as well as the drugs used to treat it. ...
Does a high lymphocyte count mean you have cancer?
A high lymphocyte count could mean your body is thwarting off am infection. The flu is common for producing a high lymphocyte count. More serious illnesses such as tuberculosis, hepatitis can cause a high count as well. A high count could indicate a serious condition known as leukemia, which is why a high count will be monitored. ...
Do gallstones cause an elevated white blood cell count?
Not usually. If they are causing pain or are infected they could.