A 34-year-old female asked:
Hi my 3 year old has a very sore red throat. no cough or fever. we have been lockdown and dad and i went out shopping once a week. sanitized and kept our distance. he does have a swollen eye but the gp said it might be an insect bite.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Probable virus: This is likely a virus, but strep can't be ruled out. I would recommend acetaminophen or ibuprofen if he has no medical condition which would not allow this, increase fluid intake, and if he develops a fever, vomiting, or sore throat is continuing to worsen, please contact his doctor again to possibly arrange to be seen or treated if indicated.
85 viewsAnswered Apr 11, 2020
Last updated Apr 11, 2020
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