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Conditions We Treat

Emergency Medicine Department

Note: If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately.

Visit Phoenix Children’s Emergency Department if your child experiences the following symptoms:

  • Acute mental or behavioral health concerns including suicidal thoughts 
  • Allergic reactions
  • Asthma attacks
  • Blurred vision or loss of vision
  • Broken bones and/or dislocated joints
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Concussion
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Disorientation or difficulty speaking
  • Fainting, loss of consciousness or unresponsiveness
  • Fever, accompanied by a rash
  • Large, deep or gaping cuts or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Overdose of any type of medication
  • Seizures
  • Slurred speech
  • Sudden dizziness or loss of coordination
  • Sudden numbness or weakness
  • Traumatic head or eye injury

If you are unsure if your child or adolescent should seek medical attention at Phoenix Children’s Urgent Care or Emergency Department, please call us at 602-933-KIDS (5437).

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