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My 11 year old grandson had strep and sinus infection about

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My 11 year old grandson had strep and sinus infection about 3-4 weeks ago, was given Amocillin 500 mg twice daily for 10 days. He has been hoarse since he was diagnosed and still has it. He saw his pediatrician today and is being referred to ear nose throat, what would the Dr be looking for
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.
I am sorry for his symptoms.

Hoarseness of voice can be due to inflammation of larynx, oral cavity.

ENT doctor will examine the throat with scope.

Throat swab can be taken for culture again to know the specific antibiotic for the infection.

Scan be done to to know about the sinuses.

He would decide whether further antibiotic would be needed.

Voice rest in important to cure hoarseness of voice.

I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish his healthy life.

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