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3. Causes of High White Blood Cell Count

In most cases, people don't need to worry about having a high white blood cell count. It means your body is extra skilled at fighting disease. However, occasionally a high white blood cell count can be a sign of the body attacking itself, as happens with auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and psoriasis.

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