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What should I do if my child has a fever of 102?

My daughter just reached a 102 fever. What should I do for her? Does she need to be taken to the emergency room?

What is the best way to treat food poisoning?

What is the safest and quickest way to treat food poisoning?

What should be done if a person loses consciousness?

What are the first few steps to take in case a person loses consciousness?

How can I prevent my grandfather's nose bleeds?

My grandfather has a growth in his nose that causes him to have nose bleeds. Normally, we would just help him stop it altogether, but it'd be a lot better if we could prevent...

What should be the first few steps in case of hypoglycemia?

My mother in law is a diabetic patient and her sugar levels have been fluctuating. What are the steps that we need to take in case she becomes hypoglycemic?

What should be done when one's sodium levels suddenly drop?

The other day my mother was nauseous and confused. She had a severe headache as well, so my sister and I immediately took her to the hospital because we didn't know what was wrong....

How can bleeding be stopped for a diabetic patient?

I'm a diabetic, and f I get a cut, even just a small one, I sometimes find it hard to stop bleeding. What should I do when this happens?

What should be the first aid for nose bleeding?

My grandfather has suddenly started to get nosebleeds, and he has never gotten them before. What should I do every time he gets a nosebleed? What is the first aid for it usually?...

What is the treatment for low sugar?

My mother-in-law has been diabetic for a long time (not sure of the exact years) and her sugar is extremely low. What should be the first few steps for us to take?

Are these symptoms an impending heart attack?

For a few weeks now, I have been totally exhausted. The more sleep I get the more tired I feel. I have cold sweats, pressure and pain in chest towards the left side, shortness...

What are the signs of alcohol poisoning?

My nephew was just sent to the ER for alcohol poisoning, but the signs apparently weren't obvious to the people he was with. What are the signs someone should recognize to make...

What should be my first steps if my child convulses?

Last night, my son had a fever and started to convulse while he was in bed. Like any other parent, I rushed to the hospital and brought him to the ER. But the doctor said that...

My son felt giddy while playing. What should I do?

After my son's baseball game, he was complaining of this tight feeling in his chest. When I asked him about it, he told me not to worry about it. I just wanted to see if it was...

What are the blood tests necessary in a ER?

Once a patient is taken to the ER, I suppose there are some required blood tests. What are the tests that will have to be done? The reason why I want to know this is because...

What are the first steps when someone drowns?

I am a mother of two and I have just put my two boys in a swimming class. As a precautionary measure, I would like to know what are the first few steps to take in case someone...

Can being hit in the head cause a seizure?

My neighbor was punched in the head recently when he fought someone. Afterward, he started convulsing, and we found out that he actually suffered from a seizure. Can hitting...

What are the first few steps in case of a cardiac arrest?

My brother recently died of a heart attack, and none of us knew the signs or how to act. What are the first steps that we should take in case one of us suffers from a cardiac...

Is blood pressure levels of 210/100 an emergency?

My mother-in-law keeps having fluctuating blood pressure levels. Yesterday, she recorded a blood pressure level of 210/100. Do you think this is a medical emergency?


I’m having really bad pains in my upper abdomen it started last night at my belly button then my upper abdomen then at my lower right side and now all over, I’ve had headaches,...

Stomach flu

My stomach is very sick I have a stomach flu I keep throwing up and also I have diarrhea and can't hold anything down. I keep throwing up everything and my bowl movement is watery....

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