WHEN TO CALL THE DOCTOR?

FEVER

  • Has signs of dehydration, such as a dry mouth, sunken soft spot or significantly fewer wet diapers and is not able to take in fluids

  • Is younger than 3 months (12 weeks) and has a temperature of 100.4°F (38.0°C) or higher

  • Fever rises above 104°F (40°C) repeatedly for a child of any age

  • Your child still "acts sick" once his fever is brought down.

  • Your child seems to be getting worse. 

  • The fever persists for more than 24 hours in a child younger than 2 years.

  • The fever persists for more than 3 days (72 hours) in a child 2 years of age or older.

ASTHMA

  • Wheezing 

  • Shortness of breath 

  • Nocturnal cough >2 nights per week

  • Using Albuterol >3 times per week (besides exercise) 

  • Concerns of asthma not being controlled

CAN I GET A SAME-DAY APPOINTMENT?

We strive to see our patients the same day as an acute illness, please call for availability.

CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS

Click to check your Childs symptoms with "Symptom Checker" via HealthyChildren.org