A 45-year-old female asked about a male:
2 yr old son, 103.9f fever 1 day, runny nose, occasional cough, red throat. flu test negative. dr said viral but gave antibiotic. what's his sickness?
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Pediatrics 40 years experience
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Pediatrics 42 years experience
Not sure.........: With a history of one day of fever runny nose and cough, this sounds very viral. I am not sure why your son was given an antibiotic--a throat swab was not done to consider strep throat, the only throat infection for which an antibiotic would be given,
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