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low wbc with fever

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  • Posted By: Stormywen
  • February 21, 2007
  • 07:23 PM

I've had a low grade fever for most of the past 3 months. I have daily headaches, extreme fatigue, neck pain and sometimes an upset stomach. All tests my doctor has done so far have come back normal except my white blood cell count...it was low. I'm at 3.5 and the standard range was 4.0-11.0. The neutrophils and absolute lymphocyte counts were also low. I was told it's probably a virus and to come back in another month for a recheck. Can anyone tell me what other things could cause a low wbc with a fever? Wendy

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  • Did you have a throat cultive? Neck pain is linked to infection.You might have an active infection, but your body is too weak to fight so you don't get a high fever.Parasites and yeast are also possibilities.You need to take a real good multi vitamin, flaxseed oil, minerals, quercetin, your 8+ glasses of water a day, probiotic.Avoid sugar, processed foods, wheat, processed oils (canola, soybean, corn, etc), caffeine.Take Care.Eatafruit78.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 21, 2007
    • 07:42 PM
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  • Have they done a screen for epstein barr? It could be a latent epstein barr infection. I had mild mono over 20 years ago, then in the last year I was feeling general malaise with an intermittent fever, and a WBC of 3.5. It turned out to be a recurrence of the chronic epstein barr virus. Also, a WBC of 3.5 doesn't sound like much of a concern overall.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • January 21, 2011
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