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Can I have an infection after a neutropenia? Before and after

Neutropenia and the risk of infection

The presence of a low white cell count is common after cancer chemotherapy, but usually is a reversible situation.  Other drugs like the non-steroidal analgesic or even an antiepileptic drug such as carbamazepine can give origin to a persistent low level of white cells as a direct toxic effect, increasing the risk of infection for a long period of time.

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