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    Old 08-27-2007, 07:32 PM   #1
    rosebud018
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    Question Suddenly High WBC!??

    Hi, I recently went to the ER because of a sudden illness that came on so quickly. The day before I had a extreme headache, lymph nodes were extremely swollen, and aches and pains and throat pain. My heart was also racing. When I got to the ER I didn't have a fever but my heart rate was 141, and my WBC was 19.9. I was just wondering what could have made my count go so high so quickly. thanks

     
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    Old 08-28-2007, 07:08 AM   #2
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    Re: Suddenly High WBC!??

    Didn't they tell you anything at the hospital? Or did they think it was nothing?

     
    Old 08-28-2007, 09:09 AM   #3
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    Re: Suddenly High WBC!??

    High white count is usually a sign of a infection or a viral thing going on. sounds like thats what you had.

     
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