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argh. quick help needed with judgement call. Tonsil problem
Not sure if it works for strep but gargling with a hydrogen peroxide solution clears tonsilitus in 24 hours - of course they have to be old enough not to swallow it.
And no I wouldn't send him if he is contagious - imagine how you would feel if he passed it on to someone with compromised immunity or a preganant single mother of 12 kids who had to look after those 12 kids whilst dealing with strep!