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What can cause an elevated white blood cell count, with no signs of viral illness in toddler?

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics

In brief: High WBC

You could have inflammation rather than infection.
A sed rate and CRP are helpful tests to rule this out. You may need to see a rheumatologist.

In brief: High WBC

You could have inflammation rather than infection.
A sed rate and CRP are helpful tests to rule this out. You may need to see a rheumatologist.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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Dr. Madhusudhan Dommeti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Steroids

If he received steroids for say asthma, can raise WBC count.

In brief: Steroids

If he received steroids for say asthma, can raise WBC count.
Dr. Madhusudhan Dommeti
Dr. Madhusudhan Dommeti
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