Wife has cold and sinus infection. WBC was low.

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Q: My wife is 29. She went in for routine blood tests following her physical. Her WBC came back slightly low (3). She was battling a cold at the time she had blood drawn, and went to the Dr. And was diagnosed with a sinus infection. Is the low WBC something to be concerned about, or is it normal when battling a cold and sinus infection?

Symptoms:  Diagnosed with sinusitis. WBC was low at 3, and neutrophil was at 1.5.
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