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MD 4Kids App

For your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad For Android
For computers: Access the symptom checker and dosage charts online

Check symptoms, recommended dosages and moreWhat should you do if your child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can your child return to school or child care after an illness? Health problems can arise anytime – evenings, weekends, when you’re at work or traveling or your doctor’s office is closed.

MD 4KIDS is designed especially for these times. The care guides help you make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries you can manage on your own.

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If you think that your child is 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.