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Symptom Checker for Kids

Right Care, Right Place

Get The Right Medical Advice You Need

As a parent or guardian of a sick child, it can be hard to know the best thing to do and when to get professional medical advice. Should you provide care at home, wait for an appointment with the pediatrician, or seek care at an urgent care clinic or emergency department?

Rady Children’s Hospital’s symptom checker is designed to empower you with information and guidance, so you can confidently make the best choice for your child’s health. By using this tool, you gain the insight needed to determine whether your child’s symptoms warrant a visit to the doctor or can be managed at home with care and attention. Rather than second-guessing yourself, let the symptom checker assist you in making informed decisions about your child’s health and well-being

Rady Children’s symptom checker puts information and decision-making power in your hands so you can get your child the right care. If you are a parent or guardian thinking about a trip to the doctor, try the symptom checker below.

Children’s Symptom Checker

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First Aid for Kids

First aid instructions and professional medical advice for a wide range of issues.

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Dosage Tables

Dosage amounts and instructions for parents and guardians for several common medications.

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Rady Children’s first aid instructions and professional medical advice for various symptoms.

Things to check for:

  • Eye Injury
  • Eye Swelling
  • Finger Injury
  • Food Allergy
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Asthma Attack
  • Behavioral Health Problems
  • Breathing Trouble
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Injury
  • Heat Exposure
  • Infection Questions
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Strep Throat Exposure
  • Strep Throat Infection
  • Swallowed Foreign Object
  • Swallowed Harmless Substance