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hemo and WBC results

Had some bloodwork done yesterday.  week 17.  Hemo has been low throughout but did not change from Aug results 11.3.  WBC's are down to 1010 from 1240.  Do they do anything about that?
Shari
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Those numbers looks good to me. Lots of folks dip below 10 for HGB and do so much earlier in treatment than you are. Procrit is not normally prescribed until 10 (or thereabouts) either, so relatively speaking you're doing ok. Neutrophils (which I assume are the WBC's you're referring to) at 1010 are good too. Mine went as low as 490 when I was treating (with no IFN dose reduction), and unless there are extenuating circumstances that dictate otherwise, most knowledgeable hepatologists will allow it to go as low as 200-300 before taking action via IFN dose reduction or preferably through the use of neupogen (white blood cell booster). Overall, looks like you're on target, best of luck.
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