Being a parent means dealing with mishaps and illnesses. You can handle some problems at home, but more serious problems need a doctor's care. Whether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, here's the first-aid info you need: Allergic Reactions Animal Bites Asthma Flare-Ups Broken Bones Burns Chest Pains Chickenpox Choking Common Cold Constipation Coughing Croup Cuts Dehydration Diaper Rash Diarrhea Dislocations Earaches Eye Injuries Fainting Falls Febrile Seizures Fever Flu Frostbite Head Injuries Head Lice Headaches Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Insect Stings Nosebleeds Pain With Urinating (Peeing) Pinkeye Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac Poisoning Rashes Ringworm Seizures Sore Throat Spider Bites Splinters Stiff Neck Stomachaches Strains and Sprains Sunburn Teeth Injuries Tick Bites Vomiting Warts Back to Articles Related Articles First Aid & Safety Center Boo-boos, bug bites, and broken bones - oh my! Here's your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to keep kids safe. Read More First-Aid Kit A well-stocked first-aid kit, kept in easy reach, is a necessity in every home. Learn where you should keep a kit and what to put in it. Read More Childproofing and Preventing Household Accidents You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words "babyproofing" or "childproofing," but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under. Read More Going to the Emergency Room Knowing what to expect when you need to take your child to the emergency room can help make it a little less stressful. Read More When and Where to Get Medical Care Should you head to the ER when your child is hurt or ill? What about an urgent care center? Different problems need different levels of care, and you have many options. Read More Household Safety Checklists Young kids love to explore their homes, but are unaware of the potential dangers. Learn how to protect them with our handy household safety checklists. Read More Teaching Your Child How to Use 911 Teaching your child how to use 911 in an emergency could be one of the simplest - and most important - lessons you'll ever share. Read More CPR Every parent should know how and when to administer CPR. Done correctly, CPR can save a child's life by restoring breathing and circulation until medical personnel arrive. Read More How to Use 911 You can be a big help when someone is hurt or in danger. How? By dialing 911. Find out more in this article for kids. Read More What Happens in the Operating Room? Surgeries and operations happen in the operating room, sometimes called the OR. Find out more in this article for kids. Read More Going to the Hospital It may seem scary to go to a hospital, but doctors and nurses are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read our article for kids to find out what happens inside a hospital. Read More What's It Like to Stay in the Hospital? Scheduled for a hospital stay? Knowing what to expect can make it a little easier. Read More How to Handle an Emergency In a medical emergency, kids can be heroes just by calling for help. Find out more in this article for kids. Read More What You Need to Know in an Emergency In an emergency, it's hard to think clearly about your kids' health information. Here's what important medical information you should have handy, just in case. Read More When to Go to the ER if Your Child Has Asthma If your child has asthma, find out when you need to go to the ER. Read More What to Do After a Car Crash Although you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it's still a good idea to know what to do just in case you end up in an accident. Read More Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2021 KidsHealth®. All rights reserved. Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Veer, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com.