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5 year old having high fever, red cheeks, sore throat and yellow dots on side gums. Is it beginning of chicken pox?

Hi my 5 year old had a high temp yesterday day at on point it was 40.2 , the. She was sick twice , today I have noticed her cheeks are very red and she say,s her throat is very sore and hard sore to swollow , I looked in her mouth is very red and swollen looking with yellow dots at the side of her gums at the back of her tonsils . Is this the start of chicken pox ?
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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Your child has frank Acute Tonsillitis.She needs antibiotics,Moxclav BD dry syrup 7.5 ml twice daily,with Ibugesic Plus syrup7.5ml three times daily.This will reduce the pain and fever and heal her throat.Please continue antibiotic for a week.
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