May 7, 2018 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Yumirle Turmelle, MD

Many parents question how much Tylenol to give their child to reduce pain or fever. While the recommended dose is based on each child’s age and weight, accidental overdose is still a potential danger. Dr. Yumirle Turmelle from St. Louis Children’s Hospital discusses common symptoms of Tylenol overdoses and what to do if you believe your child may have ingested too much Tylenol. 

Dr. Yumirle Turmelle, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She has been practicing for 18 years, having graduated from the University of Florida in 2000. Dr. Turmelle specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and pediatric transplant hepatology. She is married and has a son named Luke who will be 10 years old this summer. He participates in multiple sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, and swim. This keeps the family quite busy! As a family, they enjoy traveling and spending as much time outdoors as possible. Dr. Turmelle likes to garden, dance, read a good book, and spend time with family and friends.