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My daughter has 2 swollen lymph nodes in her lower neck a

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My daughter has 2 swollen lymph nodes in her lower neck for about a month. She tested positive for strep today, and has started her meds. They did blood work and all looked good except her WBC count was high. They believe this is probably/most likely related to the strep. What are your thoughts?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

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That is correct.

Untreated streptococcal infection will cause elevated white count and swollen lymph nodes.

The elevation will below 20 thousand usually.

This should improve with antibiotic course.

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