When Should I Go to My Pediatrician?

  • Ailment does not improve within 48 hours
  • Persistent fever, particularly if it already begins in the morning  .>38.5 degrees Celsius
  • Strong ear pain, sometimes accompanied by ottorhea (liquid excreted from ear)
  • Breathing problems (whistling sound during breathing or barking-like sound)
  • Important: strong headache, vomiting, light sensitivity, stiff neck – immediate medical control to check for possible meningitis