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Common Signs & Symptoms

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition that can have many causes. Most cases of diarrhea will go away on their own. However, in some cases, diarrhea can lead to dehydration or be a sign of a more serious problem. Read more...

Fever

Because young children are not able to hold a thermometer in their mouths, their temperature may be checked rectally or axillary (under the arm). Read more...

Nausea and Vomiting 

Parents often feel uncomfortable when their children are unable to eat or hold down food or fluids. Many mild illnesses may lead to a "sour stomach" or an inability to hold down food. Read more...