Sometimes, you can safely and effectively treat your child at home. Othertimes, it's necessary to seek immediate medical advice based on the symptoms your child is displaying.
When you child suffers from any of the following symptoms, please contact us right away for medical advice.
any baby less than 12 wks old with irritability, lethargy, poor feeding or rectal temperature at or above 100.4 F
possible broken bone
vomiting green or bloody material
coughing up blood
bloody diarrhea/rectal bleeding
head injury with loss of consciousness, vomiting, confusion or sleepiness
seizure or loss of consciousness
a cut that may require stitches
persistent abdominal pain that is not relieved with a pain reliever
severe headache, especially if with vomiting, confusion or stiff neck
dehydration (no urination for 10-12 hrs; sticky tongue; no tears when crying)
suicidal thinking or behavior
if you are very concerned about your child
If after hours, please dial the same number and leave a message with our answering service. A medical staff member will promptly return your call with further instructions.