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Onlinedoc, General Physician
Category: Health
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Experience:  B.A.M.S with experience in Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
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My son has been sick for 3 weeks now I took him to an urgent

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My son has been sick for 3 weeks now I took him to an urgent care and they said it was just a nasty virus, but the symptoms worsen he had a sore throat headache stomach ache and extreme fatigue so i took him to a differnet doctor and they said he had strep. he has been on amox=clav 500 125 mg 2 a day since tuesday evening. the fatique has seemed to diminish but he still has a real bad headache and nausea. He said he can not fall asleep because his head hurts so bad
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
could it take this long to feel better from strep
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.

I understand your concern.

As per your description,you can give him OTC Tylenol/Advil and Zantac

for nausea.

Also he should maintain a good hydration with warm liquids and Gatorade.

He can do steam inhalation and saline gargles.

And do massage on forehead and cheeks.

Possibly his symptoms'll show improvement.

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Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

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