Call 911 anytime you think your
child may need emergency care. For example, call if:
seems very sick or is hard to wake up.
Call your doctor now or seek
immediate medical care if:
Your child seems to be getting
Your child has signs of needing more fluids. These signs
include sunken eyes with few tears, a dry mouth with little or no spit, and
little or no urine for 6 hours.
Your child has new or worse belly pain.
Your child vomits blood or what looks like coffee grounds.
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be
sure to contact your doctor if:
Your child does not get better as
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June 04, 2014
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