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Question: High Absolute Neutrophils, WBC but normal Neutrophils pct

 mbradbury - Fri May 01, 2009 10:10 am

I've had two bloodwork labs over the last month, both which show basically the same result:

WBC High (12 last month, 14.2 this month)
Neutrophils (Absolute) High - 8.5 last month, 9.9 this month)

The Neutrophils percentage is normal (70-71%).
All the rest of the differential is within normal range.

I feel fine - what could be the problem?
 mbradbury - Sat May 02, 2009 7:13 am

I think I may know why this is happening. I've had hidradenitis suppurativa for many years (20), but I didn't think about it in relation to this. I have a few active sites right now, although they are not too painful. Is it possible that HS causes the WBC and neutrophils to be chronically elevated?

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