The flu, colds
, strep throat
, ear infections
and other common childhood illnesses have one thing in common: they can cause fevers
It is often the fever, itself, that prompts parents to call their child's pediatrician or head to the emergency room.
In a segment on the Healthy Children show on RadioMD, pediatrician Melissa Arca explains when to take action and when to let the fever run its course.
Segment 1: Fever Education: What Every Parent Should Know