Leukocytosis: To Panic or Not To Panic, that is the question
January 5, 2006 8:22 AM Subscribe
Leukocytosis: Anyone have any experience with it...and it didn't turn out to be something scary?
For the second year running, when I've had my annual physical, my white blood cell count has been significantly above normal. (A third again higher than the highest range of normal.) My doctor doesn't seem to be terribly concerned, but of course the google infused hypochondriac in me is convinced it's something horrible. (Because, I'm like that...what can I say.) Has anyone had experience with significant elevation in WBC for prolonged periods? What tests did your doctors order? Ideas as to what could cause it if there doesn't seem to be a trigger? It seems to me that there should be a test that could figure out *why*, but I could just be being silly.