I have a little boy who is 3 and a half years old.
For almost a month he has suddenly been getting terrible night sweats where he totally soaks through his clothes and bed sheets.
He Had fever's and lethargy daily for the first 2 and a half weeks and now he seems fine during the day but gets the fever back in the late afternoon and becomes lethargic again.
It started with tummy pains which seems to have settled. I thought it was just viral and left it for the first 2 weeks but because the fevers kept continuing i took him to the doctor who checked his ears, throat, chest and tummy, which was all clear.
He also gets nose bleeds for no apparant reason. None of my other children have ever suffered from nose bleeds. He is a kid so the bruising he gets could be normal for his age group.
He looks pale all the time and seems to want to sleep all the time. He also has swollen glands in his neck, but that is normal for viruses too.
I don't want to put him through the trauma of a blood test if it's just viral but don't know how long to wait before I should take this seriously. It's now around 4 weeks since the first symptoms started. So I just want to know how much longer to let it go on before getting him tested.
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