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Generalised lymphadenopathy with 8 or so swollen lymph nodes, no more than 2cm, fevers that come and go, loss of appetite, low white/red blood count?

Generalised lymphadenopathy with 8 or so swollen lymph nodes, no more than 2cm, fevers that come and go, loss of appetite, low white/red blood count?

Need evaluation: What you described deserves evaluation by additional history, physical examination and laboratory and imaging studies. It would be prudent to see your doctor at your earliest. ...Read more

Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Loss Of Appetite (Definition)

Loss of appetite is a symptom in which a person loses some desire to eat or drink foods, and has less appetite than normal for somebody of his age and size. Many illnesses, physical and psychological, can cause ...Read more


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I have been pooping blood since I was 12 am now 39. Been to many doctors and specialists none have been able to find anything wrong except a high white blood count and a 1 degree fever.

I have been pooping blood since I was 12 am now 39. Been to many doctors and specialists none have been able to find anything wrong except a high white blood count and a 1 degree fever.

Bloody diarrea: hi ~ you have an infectious diarrea. You must go to ER and deliver specimen of stool for C+S and parasites (shigella+salmonella and giardia +ELISA screen), and AFTER DELIVERING SPECIMEN, ask them to write script for CIPRO (ciprofloxacin) 500mg bidx20 till results back.See doc after that thanks ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain, high white blood count/crp/sed rate, nausea, constipation and low grade fever w/actitivity? It's officially not ibd.

What causes stomach pain, high white blood count/crp/sed rate, nausea, constipation and low grade fever w/actitivity? It's officially not ibd.

Nonspecific: While the data are not necessarily diagnostic or a particular disease, small bowel bacterial overgrowth is a little known disease that could be responsible for te problem. See a GI doc for a consultation. ...Read more

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Why does my child keep running a fever and her white blood count goes high and everything looks good on the out side. She is 2 years old?

Why does my child keep running a fever and her white blood count goes high and everything looks good on the out side. She is 2 years old?

There must be: A reason for all these and it is frustrating without a definite answer & at times that may be the case till more tests are run & more signs & symptoms pop up.Has she been referred to the specialists eg infectious disease or hematoligist?You may want to discuss w your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My daughter keeps running a high fever every 4 months and her white blood count goes up from 17 to 26 and everything on the out side looks good.?

My  daughter keeps running a high fever every 4 months  and her white blood count goes up from 17 to 26 and everything on the out side looks good.?

Persistent fever: Besides re-evaluation during the bouts of of fever, please ask her doctor to perform a urinalysis, urine culture, blood culture. Tests for ebv virus and lyme disease. If the fever comes monthly instead of every 4 months, ask her pediatrician to rule out pfapa. ...Read more

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My 3 month old has had cold like symptoms for 2 weeks now. She has no fever, white blood count is normal but platelet count is high. What's this mean?

My 3 month old has had cold like symptoms for 2 weeks now. She has no fever, white blood count is normal but platelet count is high. What's this mean?

Congestion x 2 weeks: It is time to see your pediatrician. Likely a sinus infection. Too young for seasonal allergies and too long for nasal congestion from a viral infection. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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In chemotherapy . White blood count low and fever .. Can this def be an infection?

In chemotherapy . White blood count low and fever .. Can this def be an infection?

FEVER WITH CHEMO: FEVER WITH CHEMO. It can be a side effect of the chemo or a secondary infection. You need an exam/LABS/UAC&S and a CXR. Seek prompt follow up with your doctor. If symptoms worsen or fever >101, seek ER EVALUATION. ...Read more

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In chemotherapy . White blood count low and fever .. Also very tierd and sleepy . Can it def be infection as low white cell count ?what could the extreme tierdness be?

In chemotherapy . White blood count low and fever .. Also very tierd and sleepy . Can it def be infection as low white cell count ?what could the extreme tierdness be?

Most likely: If you are receiving chemotherapy and have a fever with low white blood cell counts, it is an infection until proven otherwise It is one of medical emergencies disease emergencies that needs urgent attention. You will need antibiotics until they work you up the infection. You should go to emergency room or call your physician to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, weight loss, low white blood count, and infections. What could be causing this?

Swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, weight loss, low white blood count, and infections. What could be causing this?

Concerning...: Infections themselves could be causing the symptoms you describe. If these symptoms have been long standing and you have an enlarged, nontender, lymph node(s) in addition, something like a lymphoma would be moving up on my list. Given that you are getting a cbc, you probably are seeing a doctor. What does he/she think? ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Engel
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Wbc Count (Definition)

White blood cell count. That is, the number of WBC per microlitre of blood. It includes the common types of cells such as neutophils (granulocytes), lymhpocytes, monocytes, and the less ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more