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he could have a strep throat bacterial infection or viral throat infection
he needs a throat culture to check for strep throat. he might need a course of antibiotics
I'm glad he got his throat tested.
he should have given him a course of antibiotics.
he should get better in 3-7 days.
have him take probiotics with his antibiotics.
iron levels up and down is not so much of a worry.
ferritin levels is a better test to check for stored iron which at his age most likely is normal.
yes, that is good
you don't have to worry about your stomach.
I know you worry about this quite a bit.
you don't have to worry.
I hope your son feels better.
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yes, WBC is normal for an infection.
that is good you are healthy
try to decrease your anxiety with deep breathing and mental visualization
exercise therapy can help as well
you and your son will be fine.