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Hi all,
My 14yr old son started feeling sick on Fri headache, fever, sore throat gave him motrin and sent him to bed i thought it was a bad cold...sat he was ok minor sore throat and no fever until later that night fever was very high and he said his throat was killing him. I looked in his throat and his tonsils where covered with what look like puss took him to the dr on monday they did strep test it was neg did blood work and we have to wait till Tuesday ...he seems a little better today but not much i feel so bad for him what can i do to make him feel better????also i have a younger child they share a bedroom i have changed sleeping arangements for know but i cant keep my 5 yr in my bedroom forever i hoping its not mono but what else can it be ???