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Throat pain and body ache in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   My son has just started complaining to me tonight about not feeling well. He says that his throat hurts, his head hurts, and his arms and legs hurt.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is this something I need to worry about, normally I would just say maybe it's a cold but I think I'm paranoid about this whole swine flu thing
Doctor :   i understand
User :   I don't believe he has a fever and think that's the main thing with a flu right
Doctor :   but it is contagious wouldnt u also got it by now
Doctor :   i suggest its probably a upper respiratory tract infection
User :   Yes, and I have had a cold for about a week. Runny nose, slight cough
User :   That was my suspision but I just needed the reassurance
User :   before I ran him in for nothing
Doctor :   if it stays a bit longer get him an antibittic on prescription that will do the trick

Doctor :   its called the swine flu endemic cause it spreads
Doctor :   very fast
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