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Low white blood cell count?

Is having a low white blood cell count a symptom or sign of having herpes?
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910558 tn?1242853869
ur welcome,, go to another doctor and have a second opinion okie? coz there are so many other indications for having a low white cell count, its not really a symptom for herpes..

When present, genital herpes symptoms may include:

Small, red bumps, blisters (vesicles) or open sores (ulcers) in the genital, anal and nearby areas
Pain or itching around your genital area, buttocks or inner thighs
The initial symptom of genital herpes usually is pain or itching, beginning within a few weeks after exposure to an infected sexual partner. After several days, small, red bumps may appear. They then rupture, becoming ulcers that ooze or bleed. Eventually, scabs form and the ulcers heal.

In women, sores can erupt in the vaginal area, external genitals, buttocks, anus or cervix. In men, sores can appear on the penis, scrotum, buttocks, anus or thighs or inside the urethra, the channel between the bladder and the penis.

While you have ulcers, it may be painful to urinate. You may also experience pain and tenderness in your genital area until the infection clears. During an initial outbreak, you may have flu-like signs and symptoms, such as headache, muscle aches and fever, as well as swollen lymph nodes in your groin.
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101028 tn?1419606604
No, a low white blood cell count is not a sign of herpes.  

grace
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