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What happens when a 7 years old kid have his white blood cells are high?

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Dr. Eric Goldstein answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Wbc counts typically increase in response to infection. It doesn't necessarily tell us what the exact infection is. It could be viral, bacterial, etc.. But together with a thorough history and physical exam, it could help us make a diagnosis so we can prescribe the proper treatment.

Answered Aug 19, 2015

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