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Blood infection. WBC count abnormal, blood borne. Is it genetically inherited?

hi doctor, my nephew who is 3 months old has a blood infection .. his WBC is 25,000 .. according to some expertise , it is a blood-borne . he got it from his mom. my question is why does he got it from his mom? what particular disease/illness does he mom have that he transferred it to his son .. thank you so much .. hoping for your favorable response ..
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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welcome to health care magic
blood infection is nothing but septicemia that means infection spread all over the body through blood...
it doesnot mean that infection came from mother...
a 3 month old baby infected means,may be because of your faulty practices like feeding the baby with cow or buffalo milk instead of mother's milk..try to avoid that give the baby only breast milk,,it will decreases the chances of getting diabetes in the future to the baby..
normal wbc count for infant is upto 15000 ..

consult a pediatrician for further measures..hope you understand my suggestion,,
thank you
Dr siddartha
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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