Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Edie | 2012/11/26

Q.

My 20 months old has tonsilitis

Dear Prof

My 20 months old has tonsilitis and gp gave him orelox for ten days. Last night my 3,5 yr old had a fever and he complained about his throat this morning. I gave him 7.5 ml of his brothers antibiotics. Phoned the gp who the prescribed him antibiotics as well. He is feeling much better, so Im not sure what to do here. Should i keep giving him the antibiotics even thiguh we only gave it this morning or should i leave it?

thanks a bunch

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

See my answer above.

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