Some infections—especially an ear infection, strep throat, bronchitis, and sinusitis—may necessitate the administration of medication for a week after your child is well enough to return to school.
The symptoms of a sore throat are often confused with more serious infections such as tonsillitis and strep throat. Know the difference between these infections so you know when it is time to call the pediatrician.
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