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There are many possible options ....
If he had pneumonia as a possible cause then they could start treatment perhaps with a shot of rocephin and then an oral course of aumentin (= amoxicillin plus clavulonic acid )
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Anthony Bray MD
Yes it would cover pneumonia and many respiratory infections
Watch for pronged fever / increased cough / wheezing / shortness of breath .....
It is likley contagious to some degree. I would expect that most likley to be the case..
I do not have the benefit of being able to examine him or test him however..
So we are limited here to speculation...
Let me know if I may be of further help...