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My son has tonsillitis. he started a z-pack tuesday, it is now saturday and his tonsils are still swollen with white spots. should i take him in?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Page the doctor: No. Take your baby's temperature and then call or page the Pediatrician for instructions. Going to the ER is not necessary.

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