When to call your child's physician

It is important to contact your child's physician in the following situations:

  • if your child is not eating or drinking well
  • if there is antisocial or disruptive behavior at home or school
  • if there are signs of infection (healing burn areas change and become red, warm, swollen, extremely tender, and have foul odor)
  • if there is uncontrollable itching
  • if the scar cracks open or splits
  • if a contracture occurs
  • if your child's temperature is greater than 101.5° F rectally or by mouth
  • if it appears that the dressing changes are painful for your child (you may want to discuss pain medication with your physician)

To make an appointment, call our Central Scheduling team or request an appointment online.

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