Does My Child Need an Antibiotic? (Video)enparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/KH_generic_header_01_2.jpgAntibiotics are powerful medicines that can help kids feel better -- but only when they have certain illnesses. Find out if an antibiotic is right for your child. antibiotic, medicines, bacteria, bacterial infection, virus, viruses, cold, flu, strep throat, ear infection, UTI, influenza, sick, fever, illness, disease 09/24/201907/02/202007/02/202070b4af23-70d6-4f1d-8a7f-8db8de0c537chttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/antibiotic-video.html/<p>All parents want their kids to feel better when they're sick. Find out when antibiotics can help, and when they can't.</p> <div class="rs_skip rs_preserve"><!-- TinyMCE Fix --> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/kh-video-metadata.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/kh-video-controller.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/video/single-well-child-antibiotics-en.js" type="text/javascript"></script> </div>
CoughingCoughs are a common symptom, but most aren't a sign of a serious condition. Learn about different coughs, how to help your child feel better, and when to call your doctor.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/childs-cough.html/68554637-7469-4d09-8ba7-5bb9211fcd47
FeversFevers happen when the body's internal "thermostat" raises the body temperature above normal. This is often the body's way of fighting infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fever.html/42ab5a5d-1c03-493e-acf5-0ac569d1b946
Medicines: Using Them SafelyGiving kids medicine safely can be complicated. Here's how you can help treat your child's illness while you prevent dangerous reactions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/medication-safety.html/a9ab412d-9b81-4c9c-ab34-b597e0434e9a
The Danger of Antibiotic OveruseTaking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason has led to a dangerous rise in bacteria that no longer respond to medicine. Find out what you can do to prevent antibiotic overuse.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/antibiotic-overuse.html/35450851-5c65-4c1e-bab3-b8668a7b309d
Cold & Flu Reviewhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cold-flu-review/1396df9e-4f6e-4b0e-9616-83ad14091708Read all about the cold and the flu, and what you can do to help combat both in your family.kh:age-allAgesOrAgeAgnostickh:clinicalDesignation-immunologykh:genre-videokh:primaryClinicalDesignation-generalPediatricsTreatmenthttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/flu-center/flu-center-treatment/a8a69e78-b177-47c4-90b4-7552b3c847a7Caring for a Seriously or Chronically Ill Childhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/system/ill/079ac5d4-e734-4351-a7f0-3bd2b4dd9d93Videoshttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/videos/30379b9e-e40a-4296-9edf-9cee6af93529Medicinehttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/system/medicine/32be9cd2-a1c3-4c93-ba8f-8c6c871fdb24