Leukopenia Treatment

Leukopenia is the decreased count in the number of white blood cells.  The threshold count for adults & children vary. Usually it is caused by:

  • Viral infections
  • Cancer
  • Auto-immune disorder
  • Severe infections
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Medications
  • Disorders of bone marrow
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The symptoms of Leukopenia are:

  • Fever 
  • Chills
  • Sweating 
  • Sore gums
  • Infection in bladder, GI tract etc.

Leukopenia can be diagnosed by conducting a Complete Blood Count test of the patient.

Leukopenia can be treated in the following ways:

  • Removal of agents or medications causing the decrease in number
  • Addition of Vitamins to treat any underlying diseases
  • Growth factors such as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor can help in treating leukopenia if it is due to chemotherapy or genetic factors

The risks involved in the treatment for Leukopenia are:

  • Infections
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding

After getting treated for Leukopenia, it is essential to keep in mind the following:

  • Healthy diet with ample vitamins & nutrients
  • Brush gently to avoid irritating the gums
  • Proper sanitation & hygiene
  • Dry or chapped skin should be taken care of

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Leukopenia Treatment

Leukopenia is the decreased count in the number of white blood cells.  The threshold count for adults & children vary. Usually it is caused by:

  • Viral infections
  • Cancer
  • Auto-immune disorder
  • Severe infections
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Medications
  • Disorders of bone marrow

Symptoms

The symptoms of Leukopenia are:

  • Fever 
  • Chills
  • Sweating 
  • Sore gums
  • Infection in bladder, GI tract etc.

Diagnosis

Leukopenia can be diagnosed by conducting a Complete Blood Count test of the patient.

Treatment

Leukopenia can be treated in the following ways:

  • Removal of agents or medications causing the decrease in number
  • Addition of Vitamins to treat any underlying diseases
  • Growth factors such as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor can help in treating leukopenia if it is due to chemotherapy or genetic factors

Risks

The risks involved in the treatment for Leukopenia are:

  • Infections
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding

After Procedure

After getting treated for Leukopenia, it is essential to keep in mind the following:

  • Healthy diet with ample vitamins & nutrients
  • Brush gently to avoid irritating the gums
  • Proper sanitation & hygiene
  • Dry or chapped skin should be taken care of