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In an Emergency


1. Call the Poison Center Helpline (1-800-222-1222) if you or another person have been exposed to something that might cause an unwanted and/or unexpected reaction.

 

2. Remain calm - the majority of poison emergencies can be resolved quickly; over the phone

 

3. Call 9-1-1 if the person is unconscious or has difficulty breathing.

 

 

 

My Child Ate...

Oct 26, 2014
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...Poop, Sunscreen, Nail Polish, Diaper Rash Cream, Cigarette, Etc!!

 

You've come to the right place. Our medical experts are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer information, treatment advice and peace of mind. If a child (or you) has been exposed to a potentially harmful substance, our "My Child Ate..." Resource Library will provide you with: substance information, possible symptoms and most importantly, what to do.  Click here for information on additional substances not listed on this page.

 

No time to read? Call us immediately at 1-800-222-1222.

 

Check back frequently, as we will add to this list often.  Click here if you'd like information about FREE poison prevention education and educational/presentation materials.



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