What to look out for in sick children


On this page you will find a general summary of doctors what to look for in sick kids.

  1. Breathing

Tracheal Tug

Intercostal Recession

2. Hydration

Make sure your child is drinking at least half of a normal days fluids and has at least half the normal weight and number of wet nappies.

3. Fever

It is a good sign that your child and is more like themselves if they take panadol. Please make sure to see a doctor if the fever is above 40C.

Dr Terry NguyenComment