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  • Posted By: peachessda
  • November 6, 2008
  • 05:22 AM


I have a two year old who has lumps on the left side of his face. This all started August 9, 2008. All types of blood work have been done, oncologist have seen my child, and the infectious disease control doctor. All I am told is it is a bacteria infection something like in the line of TB, but it is not TB. Therefore, they are treating him with a bacterial antibiotic to get rid of it (been on it for a week now). The infectious disease doctor says he will have to be on this for months. I just don't know about this. How can all of these test be done and still no answer. What I have noticed before all of this happened is that two weeks prior to the lumps he had a high fever,which was treated with regular Tylenol and went away. He always usually sweat at night time so I have to keep the temperature in the house right for him to sleep comfortably. Since birth he has always had bad allergies (congestion, running nose, watery eyes). I just would like a definite answer of what this is. This is my baby and I am concerned. Please help!

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