why is my white count so high i need answers before i have surgery?

well i have been going through wit a high white blood cell count i dont know why but i dont have any infections at all so why is it so high iam going to see a blood specialist next month just worring what might it be coming from i need all the advice i can get i hope i dont have cancer or anything

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  • 1 decade ago
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    hilllizdante - Please relax a bit. Normal white blood cell (WBC) counts range from about 4,500 to 11,000 per cubic mm. In "bad" disease, the count may rise to over 100,000. It would help to know what your age and count are and why you are going to have surgery. If the WBC was truly anything to worry about, you would NOT be waiting to see a blood specialist next month but you would have been told to do so today or tomorrow. It might be related to the reason for your operation or even to stress. Whoever ordered your WBC count should have given you more information. Good luck.

    Source(s): a medical professional
  • 1 decade ago

    Uhhh, and would you mind telling us what your high white count is?

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