A 10-year-old male asked:
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hello my 8 year old son has come out with a fever and a very swollen left lymph gland. i believe he has already had mumps so i think it's a throat?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Throat: Take him to the ER for a possible strep test
Answered on Apr 2, 2018

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