Can radiation cause a low white blood count?

Answer Yes, radiation can cause a lower white blood count. The is most likely to be caused by large doses of radiation to major areas in the body. Radiation does not have an effect on blood platelet count... Read More »

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What should your white blood count be at?

On One Hand: There is a RangeThe level of a normal white blood cell count ranges between 4,500 and 10,000 per microliter, according to Medline Plus.On the Other: Normal Values VaryMedline Plus repo... Read More »

White blood count was 8.4 is that bad?

It varies based on age & gender, but no that is a very normal number

Low white cell count in blood?

Leukocytopenia (or leukopenia; "penia" is from the Greek meaning a "lack of") can be caused by any number of factors, such as certain drugs or exposure to certain forms of radiation. It can even be... Read More »

Low white blood cell count?

# WBC is an abbreviation for white blood cell count. These cells help fight infection and respond when an area of the body becomes inflamed. Elevated white blood cell counts indicate infection, inf... Read More »