My child has had frequent infections over the course of year. Doctor is never able to pinpoint what type of bacterial infection is present. Most recent labs reveal WBC of 23,000 with high neutrophils (did not know percentage). I was told it was infection but do not know what kind. My child has been on 3 rounds of antibiotics and WBC has only gone up and fever has been present for 3 days. Any advice.
hi, well, from what i read, wbc is not coming down ... that could be infection or your child is trying to fight something else. does he present any other symptoms like swollen lymphs nodes, sweating? maybe a ct scan woud be helpful
Went back, they rechecked his levels and was down. Also checked platelets because he had 3 nosebleeds in one week. Doctor said it was bacterial tonsillitis. We came home last night and he had 3 more nosebleeds. Do you know if this is related to tonsillitis or maybe from all the antibiotics in such a short amount of time. I am just really concerned because of all the bacterial infections my child gets that they never seem to diagnosis.
It's strange that he's getting all those nose bleeds. I would definately call the doctor's office back and let them know about the additional nose bleeds. It might be from the medication he is taking or maybe a vitamin deficiancy of some sort. Any swollen nodes or night sweats?
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