When a child gets sick, parents are understandably concerned. Many parents aren't sure whether or not to call the doctor when their child is showing signs of illness. Some symptoms can be harmless, but some need to be reported to a doctor immediately. Here's a list of symptoms that warrant a call to your child's pediatrician.
Source: American Medical Association; Alan Greene, MD
Reviewed 2/02 by Jane Forester, MD
Originally published in American Baby magazine, August 2001.
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