Febrile neutropenia

What is Febrile neutropenia?

Febrile neutropenia is the development of fever, often with other signs of infection, in a patient with neutropenia, an abnormally low number of neutrophil granulocytes in the blood.

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My cousin has non hogdkins lymphoma stage 4 and is being treated very agressively with Chemotherapy . His chemo is administered very agressively...

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from your query it is not clear what infection it is. Anyway cancer treatment by aggressive chemotherapy very often leads to development of...

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doctor my family member has had a severe reaction to the last round of chemo for breast cancer stage 2 apparently it is a fast growing cancer she...

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Thanks for writing to us.

Your family member has suffered a severe decrease in her blood counts due to the chemotherapy. The infection,...

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my mom has stage 3 a nsclc and has been taken almita. she has had 4 treatments with this drug and is scheduled for a pet scan in a week. she had a...

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fever after chemotherapy needs urgent blood examination. there is a chance of febrile neutropenia. so a complete blood count is mandatory. if...

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