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WBC count, abdominal disfunction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   I LOST MY CONNECTION
Doctor :   ok
User :   SORRY I AM BACK NOW
Doctor :   please go on
Doctor :   as i said there would be a decrease in wbcs
User :   SO WITH NORMAL WHITE COUNT OF 8-10 THOUSAND THE LAST FOUR OR FIVE TESTS
Doctor :   and mostly there may not be any findings also
Doctor :   thats within normal limits
User :   YES
Doctor :   so there is little possibility
Doctor :   plus hodgkin's occurs more in young females
User :   OK, ANY OTHER IDEAS REGARDING THE TEMP ISSUE
Doctor :   or elderly females
Doctor :   i still think its the UTI
User :   OK I GUESS WE WILL SEE WHEN I HAVE FINISHED THE MED'S
Doctor :   i suggest that you wait till your antibiotic course is completed
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   and if the fever doesnt subside
Doctor :   you may need further investigations
User :   WHAT TYPE OF TESTS WOULD YOU SUGGESTS
Doctor :   blood culture
Doctor :   peripheral smear for parasites
User :   LIKE I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL OVER JULY 4TH WEEKEND THEY RAN DIFFERENT BLOOD CULTURES ALL WERE NEGATIVE
Doctor :   ok
User :   WHAT IS A PERIPHERAL SMEAR
Doctor :   it is done to rule out blood parasites
User :   IS THAT BLOOD OR STOOL
Doctor :   its a blood slide examined under

Doctor :   a microscope
User :   I SEE
Doctor :   do you have any other complaints?
User :   OK DOCTOR THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
Doctor :   like ear ache, pain in abdomen?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   I HAVE SOME ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT, I HAD A BOUT OF CDIF THE WEEK BEFORE JULY 4TH AND GI TRACK STILL ISNT BACK TO NORMAL
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having any loose stools?
User :   I WAS UNTIL LAST FRIDAY NOW THEY HAVE NORMALIZE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ABOUT A MONTH
Doctor :   the bowel infection may also cause the temperature spike
User :   LAST THREE DAYS OR SO NORMAL BOWEL MOVEMENT
Doctor :   but your antibiotics usually cover the infection
Doctor :   ok
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