Call 911 anytime you think your child may need emergency care. For example,
Your child passes out (loses consciousness).
Your child vomits blood or what looks like coffee grounds.
Your child's stools are maroon or very bloody.
Call your doctor now or seek
immediate medical care if:
Your child has new belly pain or his or her pain gets worse.
Your child's pain becomes focused in one area of his or her belly.
Your child has a new or higher fever.
Your child's stools are black and look like tar or have streaks of
has new or worse diarrhea or vomiting.
Your child has symptoms of a urinary tract infection. These may include:
Pain when he or she urinates.
Urinating more often than usual.
Blood in his or her urine.
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be
sure to contact your doctor if:
Your child does not get better as expected.
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November 14, 2014
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