Reason for low White Blood Count

Patient

Q: I have been diagnosed with low white blood count (2.6) although I wasn't sick and rarely get sick when my dr. found this out(was checking my red blood count for anemia due to excessive periods) when found out. What can be the cause since I don't even get the common cold, I am 53yr old female. no other probs. Can this be normal for me? Hematologist found nothing out of the ordinary to associate with.

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