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Regular headache, cold, fever, cough, sinus infection, amoxicillin taken

My 12 year old has had come and go symptoms of headache , chills, and fever ( right now he has a temp of 102) for the most part he has had a cough that is more consistant than the other symptoms. The doctor diagnosed him with a sinus infection two days ago and prescribed amoxycillian. How long until he should show improvement and why do the symptons come and go?
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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It seems from the history that your son is having cold fever headache... and he is diagnosed with sinusitis.
He is on treatment with amoxycillin and the infection should decrease by 5-7 days. If the infection persists then antibiotic needs to be changed according to sensitivity.
Hence I advice you to wait till 7 days before you ask for change of antibiotic.

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