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Low neutrophil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   last week my son feeling fever
User :   we went to doctor he said do the some tests (blood/urine)
Doctor :   Ok
User :   in report Netrophils 14%
User :   what is the meaning of this netrophils
User :   they gave the syrup Azitral &Wikoryl
Doctor :   Neutrophil is one of the form of white blood cells.
User :   temerature will reach the 103 to 104 when time of fever
Doctor :   They form the first line of defense during an infection/inflammation.
Doctor :   The report is showing a low neutrophil count. and is a feature of viral infection.
User :   why it's going to 14% any reason,when my son 2 years old that time also netrophils went to 15% (that time he is fever and loose motion)
Doctor :   This improves as the infection settles.
Doctor :   Low neutropils persisting after control of infection will need further investigation.
Doctor :   Since both the incidence he had fever - probably viral,
Doctor :   this may be the likely reason for the low neutropil.
Doctor :   Do not worry.
User :   now my son is feeling better,no complint
Doctor :   In most instances, the counts should improve as fever settles and his general condition improves.
User :   is there any thing like we need to improve their resistance power
Doctor :   May i know your son's age?
User :   3 years 11 moths
User :   too active boy,during day time he is playing no rest for their legs/hands
Doctor :   Infections specially upper respiratory infections are very common in children less than 5-7 years of age.
Doctor :   Body resistance also increases as he crosses this age.
User :   some time during night he is suffering leg pains,that time we applier ucoliptas oil
Doctor :   So you need not worry.
User :   thanks you Doctor for your valuable information.
Doctor :   Good diet containing plenty of fruits and vegetables; plenty of water to keep him well hydrated helps in treating infective spells.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   as of now no doctor
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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