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Most likely your chil has got throat infection.
Viral infection is common and does not respond to antibiotics.
Will improve gradually over 3-5 days.
You should give liquid ibuprofen ( children's) at recommended dosage every 6 hours to control the pain as needed.
Probably it is better to keep pushing fluids to prevent dehydration.
Please discuss with his doctor again tomorrow if he continues to be in pain.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
Thrush is very unlikely as there is no obvious spots.
Do not worry.