I have a throat sore for the past one month,
The blood test results for the after fifteen days of wbc 18000, neutrophils 81% lymphocytes 18% and ASOT test 34, this is what kind of infection? Why this occurs? why this throat sore for a long time(one month)
The changes observed in the Total WBC count (elevated) and the Differential picture (neutrophilic), are indicative of âa inflammatory âresponse, indicative of a bacterial infection. This could be due to streptococci induced pharyngitis or ârelated infections. This does not indicate any form of viral âinfection. â
Some times, if the bacterial infections are not treated adequately, the inflammation can persist, for as long as 4-6 weeks. âThe cause of your persisting sorethroat is due to lack of proper treatment.
You can consult a doctor who can prescribe a course of antibiotics to reduce your symptoms. Supportive therapy ââwith NSAIDs (Advil), steam inhalation, cough lozenges, and adequate rest will also be helpful in quicker recovery. â
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