Hi ive been feeling unwell recantly and have been having lots of diffrent blood tests to see whats going on i got a print out of my results from my doctors and it shows thats my white blood count has been high for 6years and incresing year by year i spoke with my gp and they said its most likly because i smoke but its really concerning me that the blood count is raising year by year its this something i should be worried about?

Total white blood count 2012 2013 2015 2018 july agust 2018

(10^9/L) 12.89(+) 13.7(+) 16(+) 16.8(+) 17.5(+)
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replied September 8th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It could be due to low grade lymphoma.
I would suggest you to have lactate dehydrogenase level and peripheral smear to sort it out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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