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Should Your Child See a Doctor?

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The information contained in these topics is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, it is provided for educational purposes only.

You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Nothing contained in these topics is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.

Not a Substitute

The information and materials in Child Health Advice should not be used as a substitute for the care and knowledge that your physician can provide to you.

Supplement

The information and materials presented in Child Health Advice are meant to supplement the information that you obtain from your physician.

If there is a disagreement between the information presented herein and what your physician has told you – it is more likely that your physician is correct. He or she has the benefit of knowing you and your medical problems.

Limitations

You should recognize that the information and materials presented in Child Health Advice have the following limitations, in comparison to being examined by your own physician:

  • You can have a conversation with your doctor
  • Your doctor can perform a physical examination and any necessary tests
  • Your child could have an underlying medical problem that requires a physician to detect

If you think that you are having a medical emergency, call 911 or the number for the local emergency ambulance service NOW!

And when in doubt, call your doctor NOW or go to the closest emergency department.

Should your child see a doctor?

Find out by selecting your child’s symptom or health condition in the list below:

Spring 2014: Good Growing Newsletter

In This Issue

  • Cold Water Shock Can Quickly Cause Drowning
  • E-Cigs Are Addictive and Harmful
  • Bystanders Can Intervene to Stop Bullying

Download Spring 2014 (PDF)