I really don't like the child rights laws or whatever it is that makes me responsible for paying for all the medical care, but also tells me whatever I'm paying for is none of my business! Normally, this wouldn't bother me, but I think there is something wrong and I'd like to know what it is! It's been three weeks since we last saw difficult child. He gets into the car and his breath is so bad we had to roll down the windows. It was like something died inside of him. Even a whole roll of breath savers didn't help. difficult child wants to go back to the office without us. He's 17. He has the right to say that we can't know what is going on with him. And so that is how it is. We did walk with him to the lab so we know that he had a strep test and a urine test. They gave him antibiotics. difficult child says for strep throat. When he got his discharge papers, I started reading them (before he took them from me)... the only test listed was the strep and the results were normal.... If the results of the strep were normal - then he doesn't have strep. I want to know what he has. I want to know what is wrong with him. I want to know why his breath smells like death.... even when a difficult child is out of the house they can leave you twisted in knots!