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By April 22, 2016 - 9:21pm
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I have a concern. Blood test showed my WBC is a little high. I'm told it's an infection. However, I'm not diagnosed with cancer. The doctors and nurses say don't worry about it. I'm not satisfied with that response because no one is telling me what the infection is and where it stems from.

Another concern is a recent angiogram test I had. I still feel tingling in some of my fingers in the same arm where the IV was in. The Dr's nurse said, in a non concern manner, don't worry about it. It's probably a nerve. And it's been over a week. Could you please help me with some advice.

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Hi Create1,

Thanks you for sharing question with the EmpowHer community.

Anytime there is infection in the body, white blood cell count will increase, in an effort to fight the infection. You should be told what the infection is, so persist with questions until you are given an answer you are comfortable.

With regards to the tingling in your arm, I would go have it checked further into. I can see initially, the IV causing some discomfort in that area for a short time, but not tingling.

Be empowered and ask more questions.

Be well,

April 23, 2016 - 12:53am
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