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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Irritable Child

It's important not to ignore fussiness in your child. Irritability sometimes may indicate a serious illness.

Does your irritable child have any of these symptoms?

  • He has a high fever.

  • His neck is stiff.

  • He has a severe headache, or any other severe pain

  • He appears confused.

  • He has a rash.

  • He has difficulty breathing.

  • He won't eat.

  • He won't drink.

Yes, my child has one or more of these symptoms.

No, my child does not have any of these symptoms.

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