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When should I call a doctor for a wound?

The wound should heal itself in a few days. If the wound is painful, you can take painkillers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen.
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If a child can bend her finger or toe, is it not broken?

Even though your toddler can more their fingers or toes, they may still be broken and there are certain signs to look for
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What should I do if my child gets an electric shock?

If your child receives an electric shock, the result can be minor or extremely damaging.
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How should you treat sun poisoning?

There are a number of steps you can take if your child suffers this ailment.
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Is it serious if my child gets a black eye?

Bruises and black eyes are quite common in children as accidents can happen! You should check with your G.P. to make certain it is simply a black eye and there is no damage to the eye. 
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