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Kid with HX Asthma, Strep throat and severe head pain.What could be this?

I have a 7 year old daughter. She has a hx of asthma. On March 7th one of her medications was switched, Flovent to Alvesco. On March 20 she was diagnosed with A Strep throat infection and mono. Over the last 3 weeks she has been complaining of severe hand pain especially at night. The pain wakes her up 3-4 times a night. Nothing seems to help it. I have tried heat, massage, and NSAIDS. What could be causing this? Her doctor is doing blood test and we should hear back by next week.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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the streptococcus affects the joints also asthma is allergic but if streptococcus is confirmed it might have involved the joints leading to pain in hamds
i thin the better option is to inject long acting penicillin 3 injections after 1 month after senstivity test
at present you can give antibiotic cefixime dose for 5 days accoeding to age
and kight analgesic and continue treatment of asthma
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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