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12 Jul 2005

Neutrophilia
What is this caused from and how do I get the cell count down as quickly as possible and is there a reason to be concerned, can this evolve into something else?
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pathologist

01 Jan 0001

Neutrophilia, or a high neutrophil count, is usually the response of the body to an infective process, like tonsillitis, appendicitis, etc. It will drop to normal if the infective focus has been treated or removed. It can also be raised in other causes of inflammation. A very very high count may be seen in certain leukemia's but then the laboratory will diagnose the condition as abnormal cells will also be evident.

There is nothing you can do to get the count down, except to relax and take it easy.
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