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Symptom Checker

The American Academy of Pediatrics developed this tool to assist you as a parent with some options if your child has symptoms. This tool does not replace a physician but can give you a range of options for what to do now and what to do later.

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Antibiotics cannot cure a cold - the 'common cold' and 'the flu' are both viruses (also called a viral infections). Anti-biotics only work against bacterial infections. It's not too late to have your child vaccinated again the flu.
Early Onset Puberty - A study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has documented that boys in the U.S. are experiencing the onset of puberty six months to two years earlier than reported in previous research.
The clingy infant arrives around 10 months of age, and parents know when they see it. Suddenly, leaving the child’s line of sight causes the little one great distress—thanks in part to the child's undeveloped sense of time and lack of experience with a parent's absence. Forbidding children from eating foods doesn't work. When children think that a food is forbidden by their parents, the food often becomes more desirable.