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06 Aug 2007

high white blood cell count
Hi there

My son in law was admitted to hospital and doctors thought that he had meningitas but result came back negative, so doctors do not know what is wrong with him but he has a very high white blood cell count with back ache

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Kassie
A high white cell count usually shows that there is some infection - the back ache could be due to viral infection causing muscle inflammation.
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