health conditions


Question by  Zrafidim (107)

What does it mean if you have low lymphocytes?

Is it a bad thing?


Answer by  Maria7612 (52)

It means you have low level of white blood cells in your blood.White blood cells are important in helping your immune system fight off infections and illnesses.Low lymphocytes can be caused by leukemia, stress,malnutrition and a wide range of illnesses. Since lymphocytes affects the immune system this could leave you more vulnerable to infections and illnesses.


Answer by  CEEFORINA (784)

You have a low white blood cell count. There are a number of reasons why may be. It does mean that you are at increased risk of picking up infections. This condition (Lymphocytopenia) may not cause any problems, however, your doctor should check you for any underlying causes.

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