Table of Contents
   Reviewersp. vii
   Introductionp. xi|901
   Head or Brain Symptoms
      Cryingp. 3
      Head Injuryp. 7
      Headachep. 11
   Eye Symptoms
      Eye, Allergyp. 17
      Eye, Pus or Dischargep. 21
      Eye, Red Without Pusp. 25
   Ear Symptoms
      Ear, Dischargep. 31
      Ear, Pulling at or Itchyp. 35
      Earachep. 39
      Ear Infection Questionsp. 43
   Nose Symptoms
      Coldsp. 53
      Hay Fever (Nasal Allergy)p. 61
      Nosebleedp. 67
      Sinus Pain or Congestionp. 71
   Mouth or Throat Symptoms
      Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Diseasep. 79
      Lymph Nodes, Swollenp. 83
      Mouth Injuryp. 87
      Mouth Ulcersp. 91
      Sore Throatp. 95
      Strep Throat Exposurep. 99
      Tooth Injuryp. 103
   Chest or Breathing Symptoms
      Asthma Attackp. 109
      Coughp. 113
      Croupp. 119
      Influenza, Seasonalp. 125
   Abdomen Symptoms
      Abdominal Painp. 135
      Constipationp. 139
      Diarrheap. 143
      Vomiting With Diarrheap. 151
      Vomiting Without Diarrheap. 157
   Genital or Urinary Symptoms
      Urination Painp. 165
      Vaginal Itching or Irritationp. 169
   Arm or Leg Symptoms
      Arm Injuryp. 175
      Arm Painp. 179
      Leg Injuryp. 183
      Leg Painp. 187
   Skin, Localized Symptoms
      Cuts, Scrapes, or Bruises (Skin Injury)p. 193
      Immunization Reactionsp. 199
      Puncture Woundp. 205
      Rash or Redness, Localized and Cause Unknownp. 209
      Skin, Foreign Body (Splinters)p. 213
   Skin, Widespread Symptoms
      Hivesp. 219
      Rash, Widespread and Cause Unknownp. 223
      Sunburnp. 227
   Bites or Stings
      Animal or Human Bitep. 235
      Bee or Yellow Jacket Stingp. 241
      Insect Bitep. 245
      Tick Bitep. 251
   Fever Symptoms
      Feverp. 257
      Fever: Myths Versus Factsp. 263
      Fever: How to Take a Temperaturep. 267
   Miscellaneous
      Antibiotics: When Do They Help?p. 273
      Coughs and Colds: Medicines or Home Remedies?p. 275
      Emergency Symptoms Not to Missp. 279
      Infection Exposure Questions: Contagiousnessp. 283
   Appendixes Drug Dosage Tables
      Acetaminophen (for Fever and Pain)p. 289
      Chlorpheniramine (Antihistamine)p. 290
      Dextromethorphan (DM) (Cough Suppressant)p. 291
      Diphenhydramine (eg, Benadryl) (Antihistamine)p. 292
      Ibuprofen (for Fever and Pain)p. 293
      Pseudoephedrine (Decongestant)p. 294
   Indexp. 295