Exposure (Close Contact) Definition:
HIGH-RISK Children for Complications From Influenza (AAP)
Children are considered HIGH-RISK for complications if they have any of the following conditions:
Prescription Antiviral Drugs for Influenza
See More Appropriate Topic (instead of this one) If
Influenza Exposure (Close Contact) within last 7 days AND fever or respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat, or runny nose), See INFLUENZA
WHEN TO CALL YOUR DOCTOR
HOME CARE ADVICE FOR INFLUENZA EXPOSURE
Influenza Questions and NO EXPOSURE in the last 7 days
Influenza Prevention Questions
Tamiflu Prescription Questions
Influenza Exposure Within the Last 7 Days but LOW-RISK child
Influenza Minor Contact (same school) BUT NO True Exposure (Close Contact)
And remember, contact your doctor if your child develops any of the "Call Your Doctor" symptoms.
Disclaimer: This information is not intended be a substitute for professional medical advice. It is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.
Author and Senior Reviewer: Barton D. Schmitt, M.D.
Last Reviewed: 11/15/2011
Last Revised: 12/1/2011
Content Set: Pediatric HouseCalls Symptom Checker
Copyright 1994-2012 Barton D. Schmitt, M.D.