But then some people have conditions where their neutrophils just go high periodically.
A slightly high
bilirubin can be high
from slight liver damage, or from red blood
cells getting destroyed in the blood stream, among other causes.
Possibly the best thing is to see a hematologist, and be prepared for a long period of diagnosis.
Or maybe everything originates in the gut. Why was the MRI done, the one that found the bulging disc?