posted on May, 3 2009 @ 01:04 PM
I have the cold/flu myself. I called the doctor, and said that I don't have to go in unless I have a high fever or other unusual symptoms.
If my kids get sick, which they are not right now. I would keep them at home, give them medicine, and on the third day go to the doctor to get a
I would be thinking about taking them to the doctors and/or ER room if they couldn't keep any thing down and/or had a bad case of diarrhea. The body
needs fluids. Also, you may consider getting Pedialite for younger kids, and Gateroaide or something similar for older kids to help replace
electrolytes and other vitamins the body needs, but isn't getting. Especially if your child is not eating much.
Which reminds me I need to go drink something. I'll probably be laying back down in bed again soon.