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2. An increased leukocyte count

At first glance, one might think that more is merrier. This isn't the case when it comes to white blood cells. It's important for the body to regulate a normal level of leukocytes. Doctors check for a normal level of white blood cells to ensure that the body is ok. When there is too many of them, it means the body is most likely fighting off some kind of infection. Very high levels of white blood cells can indicate more dangerous conditions such as Leukemia.

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