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Most common reasons children go to ER

Published On: Sep 26 2012 02:54:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 14 2012 01:38:34 PM CST
Symptoms - Lasting


2. Long-Lasting Fever

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the most common reason children under the age of 15 went to the emergency room was for a fever.


The next most popular ailment was coughing, followed by vomiting.


Young boys go to the ER for injuries to the face, neck or head more often than girls, while girls go more often for ear aches than boys.