Question by  calea (30)

What does a high lymphocyte count mean?


Answer by  vietnamgirls (1177)

Lymphocytosis is an increase in white blood cells. If you have a high count, it could indicate a viral infection, autoimmune disorder or cancer of the blood or lymphatic system.


Answer by  abi52 (17)

Lymphocytes produce antibodies and also fight viruses. Therefore a high lymphocyte count indicates an infection or virus such as the common cold.


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

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.


Answer by  jamieellison (1637)

A high lymphocyte count can mean many things, including that you have an infection. Too many white blood cells are an indication that your body is fighting off an infection of some sort. Often a doctor will put a patient on antibiotics if the lymphocyte count is too high. It could mean something else, like cancer.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

Well that means you have a lot of of lymphocytes and you may be at risk for disease. Counter by exercise.


Answer by  NYCCDC (311)

In the majority of cases is it suggests an acute viral infection that the body is fighting. This could also be a result of a chronic bacterial infection. Leukemia may also be a possibility. Make sure your doctor who is treating you gives you a diagnosis or seek another opinion.


Answer by  dhuoda (1431)

Lymphocytes are blood cells which are designed to fight off infections. A high lymphocyte count means that the body is fighting off some kind of infection, usually from a virus.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

All that means is you have a percentage of your white blodd cell count that is high. The doctor should have pamphlets they can give you on the subject that will explain it so that you will better understand.


Answer by  Anonymous

i had high lymphocytes, temp, headache, slurredn speech, right sided weakness, rash, normal mri, ct head and lumbar puncture. unequal pupils, lp opening pressure of 28

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