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How do you get a child to settel down when having strep positive test?

My 4 yr old was tested positive for strep throat and she is as active as always! She does not even seem sick!

 
jem102675

Asked by jem102675 at 11:51 AM on Nov. 9, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Some kids are just like that. My DS had pneumonia but I had no clue because he was very active, as always. He actually was hospitalized for three days because of low oxygen so I had a heck of a time to get him to sit still and keep his oxygen mask on!!
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 11:53 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I think kids are just that way
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 1:37 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • My pediatrician said to allow my kids to be as active as they want when they are sick. If they need the sleep, their body will make them sleep. Try to occupy them with calm activities (like coloring, reading a story, etc.) vs. hugely energetic ones (like going outside to run and play tag).
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:11 AM on Nov. 10, 2010

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