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Random fever, blood work showed high WBC and CRP. Chest x-ray showed inflamed nodes. Swollen glands. Should I be concerned?

My son is 21 months and for the last 12 weeks he s been getting random high fevers as high as 104 they last anywhere from 2-5 days then go away for a week then come back. We had blood work done and it showed slightly high WBC and crp also had chest X-ray that showed some inflamed small nodes I can feel swollen glands or nodes behind ears and in neck. Our dr suggest a round of antibiotics but I m worried there could be something serious going on. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Jun 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Fever, high leukocyte count and cervical lymph nodes suggest infection. It is reasonable to try a course of antibiotics and wait for the response. If there is no response, you should be thinking about more serious causes like tuberculosis or lymphomas. Getting a sample of tissue from the lymph node (FNAC) can be very helpful.
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