What should you do when your child falls and gets a bump on the head? Do you need to go to the emergency department now? Is the croupy cough that just started serious? These are questions that all of us have. And frequently they arise in the evenings and weekend when your doctor's office is closed.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Symptom Checker is designed especially for these times. The topics help you make appropriate decisions on what level of medical care (if any) is needed and how to provide symptom relief for minor illnesses and injuries at home.
Finger or Toe Injury
Animal or Human Bite
Bee or Yellow Jacket Sting
Swine Flu (H1N1)
Swine Flu (H1N1) Exposure
Wheezing (Other Than Asthma)
Ear—Pulling At or Itchy
Eye—Pus or Drainage
Eye—Red Without Pus
Vaginal Itching or Irritation
Crying Child 3 Months and Older—Irritability—Fussiness
Strep Throat Exposure
Bottle-Feeding (Formula) Questions
Crying Baby—Before 3 Months Old
Newborn Appearance Questions
Newborn Illness—How to Recognize
Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks
Newborn Reflexes and Behavior
Umbilical Cord Symptoms
Hay Fever (Nasal Allergies)
Sinus Pain or Congestion
Rash or Redness—Localized And Cause Unknown
Skin Foreign Body
Skin Injury (Cuts, Scrapes, Bruises)
Rash—Widespread And Cause Unknown
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