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11 Symptoms That Should Never Be Ignored

Much to the dismay of parents everywhere, kids don’t come with an instruction manual, each child having their own characteristics and health needs for a parent to discover along the way. However, there are some symptoms and health issues any parent should take under consideration immediately and seek medical advice. Take comfort in advice from Anita Chandra-Puri, a pediatrician and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Parents should always err on the side of caution and seek immediate medical care when they’re worried about something.”