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My 1 year old has had fever 4 4days now. Neg strep and rsv, flu test. Her tonsils are huge and white her sister tested pos for mono. Should i be worrie

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Purulent tonsillitis is a common finding with mono.
Were the strep and flu rapid tests? Were cultures sent? Sometimes the rapid testing gives a false negative. If truly negative, and your other child has mono, the doctor can send a test for that.

In brief: Maybe

Purulent tonsillitis is a common finding with mono.
Were the strep and flu rapid tests? Were cultures sent? Sometimes the rapid testing gives a false negative. If truly negative, and your other child has mono, the doctor can send a test for that.
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