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A 38-year-old female asked:

12 yr old has fever 39.3 and itching all over head and body red tonsils, face red at times. strep negative, what can it be?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible: viral or allergic reaction. Simple use of OTC antihistamine: chice of Benadryl, Zyrtec OR Claritin. Blood tresting is necessary to determine progression of illness and or underlying medical issues.

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