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Your doctor will order blood tests if he or she is worried about infection. This helps to diagnose an infection. Repeating the lab tests during treatment also helps the doctor know how your child’s body is responding to treatment.
Many times, early in the infection, the x-rays will be normal. If the infection is not treated, there will be changes in the bone that your doctor can see.