Our Lupus Community is super and can help as well. Depending on the age of the child, you might want to ask about the specific symptoms that concern you on our Parenting Exchange with pediatrician Dr. Adesman.View Thread
Third-there is no way to tell whether your mother's sore throat is something that can and should be treated with an antibiotic until she sees a doctor. She can go to her regular doctor, a "minute clinic" in a local drug or chain store, or an urgent care clinic if she believes she needs prescription medication for her sore throat. Most sore throats are not caused by something that should be treated by antibiotics.