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Farmers Branch, TX
A 36-year-old female asked about a 6-year-old male:

6yo was diagnosed in the er with pneumonia on sun night, has been on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) since mon afternoon. thurs he still has a fever, no appetite, and bad cough. at what point should i take him back to see his doctor?

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Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Now will be a good: time. Your son has been on antibiotics for more than 48 hours and appears to be getting worse. His doctor will likely want to re assess his plan of care. Continue the recommended care though until he is seen for follow up.

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