Hi all...hoping there may be a doctor or nurse among you for a bit of advice.
My dd (5) had a runny nose, chesty cough and sore throat so I took her to the doctors on Wednesday. Our usual doctor wasn't on so a saw another one and she diagnosed tonsillitis. She was very hesitant and kept on second guessing herself but we left with a script for antibiotics (penicillin). She asked that we come back on Friday.
On Thursday dd developed a faint rash on the top part of her chest. The rash looks like viral rashes she has had in the past (I have become so blase about rashes!)
Now when we went to the doctor on Friday she was concerned that the rash may be an allergic reaction to the penicillin. She called in another doctor (actually our regular doctor) and they decided that it probably wasn't but if it got worse to come back.
This morning it is worse as in it's a larger area but confined to front chest.
Yesterday I asked them if the tonsillitis could just be viral and that's why she had the rash but they both said that tonsillitis is bacterial. I have been googling (I know!!!) And every single source says that most (85%) cases of tonsillitis are viral!
What to do!? Go back to the same doctors today? Wait and see?
DD is bright and back to herself, still has runny nose and cough, no fever, as if she just has a cold ... With a slight rash.
Any experience/ knowledge would be much appreciated. x