Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Bongile | 2009-06-23

Q.

swollen glads

My 8 yr old daughter has swollen glands which does not want 2go away. She had TB before and she finished her treatment but the glands are still there. When they start to get swollen she gets a fever (very high). She eats well and she' s very ernegetic. At first they said it' s mums but mums do go away and this doesn' t go away. Im confused please help Doc?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughter seems to be well from what you say here, but I am concerned about these enlarged lymph nodes she has. Please ask your doctor to see her. She will probably require blood tests to be done in order to make a proper diagnosis.

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