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Most allergic reactions aren't serious, but severe reactions can be life-threatening and need medical care right away.
Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.
A broken bone needs emergency medical care. Here's what to do if you think your child fractured a bone.
Chest pain can be caused by many things, but it is rarely a sign of heart trouble in children. Here's what to do about it.
Chickenpox (varicella) has become less common in the U.S. due to the chickenpox vaccine, but it can easily spread from one person to another.
Choking can be a life-threatening emergency. Follow these steps if your child is choking.
Kids can get up to eight colds a year - or more. The common cold sends more kids to the doctor than any other illness.
A dislocation happens when two connected bones are separated. These injuries require emergency medical care to avoid further damage.
Fainting is a loss of consciousness that can be caused by many things. Here's what to do if your child faints or is about to faint.
Although most result in mild bumps and bruises, some falls can cause serious injuries that need medical attention.