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First Aid for Poisonings in a Child

In some cases, accidental poisoning of a child can be treated at home. You will need to follow the directions of a poison control center or your child's health care provider. In other cases, a child will need emergency medical care.

  • What can I do to treat poison that my child has swallowed?
  • What can I do to treat poison on my child's skin?
  • What can I do to treat poison in my child's eyes?
  • What can I do to treat poison my child has breathed in?
  • When should I call 911 for poisonings in my child?

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