Leukocytes Suddenly High Without Any Symptoms?
morning, I want to ask my child’s leukocytes, it’s high.
What is the age of your child now?
Leukocytes or white blood cells are a part of the blood that functions to fight an infection in the body. Children's leukocyte levels can vary according to the age of your child. In adults, normal leukocyte levels range from 5000-10000 / microliter.
If your child does have increased levels of leukocytes, then it may be due to several causes such as typhus. Typhus is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through contaminated food, or when children put their hands in their mouths. Typhus can cause various symptoms such as fever, especially at night, the child becomes fussy, nausea and vomiting, can be accompanied by indigestion. In typhus there may be an increase in leukocytes.
Several other causes can cause an increase in leukocytes such as:
GEA / acute gastroenteritis Lung infection laryngitis But what you have to remember is, a small increase in leukocytes can sometimes be a normal thing, and does not require any therapy / treatment. To diagnose a disease, symptoms and direct physical examination are needed.
Therefore it is recommended that you check your child directly to the doctor first, so that the doctor can examine and provide the right therapy.
Give your child enough to drink, also provide food that is hygienic. provide nutritious food.
here is an article that you can read about high leukocytes
may be useful. thank you