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I have a grandson who is seven has been running a,fever for

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I have a grandson who is seven has been running a,fever for 12 days at times 102 to now 103 they said they thought he has salmonellsa poisoning. Did a culture last wk said it could take up to 10 days to get back. Does this sound logical
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Does he have any other symptom?
Did he have any other test?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
He had diarrhea for about 9 days loss of appetite. Fatigue no other symptoms i can think of. They ran blood test white count slightly elevated. Said he was dehydrated by blood count gave him iv fluids about 6 days ago. Checked his ears they were clear.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for all the information,
Salmonella infection can prolong for 2-3 weeks.
It is normal.
I think he is getting antibiotics.

He would recover gradually.
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