Dr Gautam Kulkarni
Consultant Paediatrician
MD DNB MRCPCH MBBS

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Lumps & Bumps

Enlarged glands are a frequent reason for visiting your Paediatrician. 
A careful history and examination, combined with blood tests can usually identify the
reason.
Reassuringly most causes are easy to manage and need simple interventions &
follow up. In some instances however, the condition may be more complex.

Swellings
If you note a new swelling in your child, its understandable to be concerned.
A medical opinion should be sought quite soon.
A Paediatrician is usually best placed to outline the treatment.
In some instances an onward referral to another specialist or transfer of care onto
the NHS may be necessary.