Handling Bacterial Infections?
My sister is being treated, but her handler has been taken for a long time to say that she has a bacterial infection, but her white blood cells are going up, what should I do? What should I do? Because treatment in the hospital is very slow
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We understand the concerns that you feel.
Bacterial infections can attack various organs of the body. Related to your question, more detailed information is needed along with the symptoms experienced by the patient, the patient's medical history is accompanied by a direct physical examination.
On blood tests, elevated white blood cells are a common sign of bacterial infection. So if leukocytes are found to increase, then often doctors will think about the possibility of bacterial infection. Although not all bacterial infections trigger an increase in leukocytes.
If the patient's condition tends to be stable which is assessed from a good state of consciousness, vital signs based on blood pressure, heart rate and normal breathing and good blood oxygen saturation then the patient is not in an emergency or emergency condition. In this case, the hospital staff and the examining doctor are obliged to conduct an evaluation of every patient who comes to get treatment and care at the hospital.
If bacterial infection is indicated, treatment with antibiotics is needed to eliminate the causative germs and reduce the risk of complications that may occur. In addition, symptometric drugs are also needed to reduce the symptoms that are felt.
Discuss further with the doctor who treats your family to get more complete and relevant information related to your sister's condition.
Thus the information we can convey, hopefully helps