A member asked:

My 11 year old son returned from a weekend with his dad seemed fine to start mild dry cough but within a few hours has turned into coughing so bad it has mad him vomit runny nose sore throat and now is dripping with sweat in his sleep but has no fever whe

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Dr. Susan Rhoads answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

It's always smart to get checked for strep with a sore throat, even without a fever. If it is present, it must be treated with antibiotics to prevent the possibility of getting rheumatic heart disease.

Answered Jul 12, 2020



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