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A 9-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Find what causes it: A baby gets fussy because something is bothering him. The causes are plenty, but parents usually need to figure out if there is an illness that requi ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
What he's eating: My first question back is what are you feeding him/her? Some babies are intolerant to cow milk so if mom is drinking cow milk and breast feeding, it i ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Irritable: A fussy infant or child is one who may be more irritable than usual. She may not eat as much as usual and may have trouble sleeping. A fussy baby may ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Fussiness: Fussiness = being dissatisfied or hard to please.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
Habit constipation: Is a common problem in toddlers. See your pediatrician for treatment. If it goes on longer, it is harder to treat.
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Tough situation!: Oh you poor thing- you must be so worried! And tired! The part that strikes me as most concerning is that this is unlike her. We'd agree that it's nor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Teething hurts: You may try some tylenol/acetaminophen for pain. Frozen baby washcloths may help- get one wet, wring it out somewhat and freeze it that way. Pull it o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Tummy aches: Are you breast or bottle feeding?If you are breast feeding, your baby may have been having difficulty with something you ate.Bottle feeding?With the p ... Read More
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Please see your Dr.: Constipation and dry skin can be symptoms of protein-energy type of malnutrition, especially since the baby does not want to eat sufficient amounts an ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Reply: Formula intolerance may be a possibility but make sure you are preparing the formula as directed. Keep am eye on his weight gain that shows you if he ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Don't worry: First, if at all possible to just breast feed and not supplement formula at all would be best for fussy/gassy infant. Human milk is for human babies. ... Read More
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience in Dentistry
Unclear : Your list of symptoms is unclear. Best to contact your child's pediatrician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
No.: Lots of things can cause smelly poopy diapers (and sometimes babies just make smelly poopy diapers just because they can)... But not teething.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to say: I suppose you could blame teething for any unexplained symptom or behavior for the first year or more of life. I cannot say that I buy into the excuse ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Fever: Give him some fever reducer and do some cold sponging on the forehead to reduce the fever. See your pediatrician tomorrow .
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Need more info: An infant may be startled by the sensation of emptying. Little girls are prone to irritation from stool ot soap on their sensitive genitals. Some will ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: There are many causes of inconsolable crying in an infant. This include among many others: colic, constipation, gas. Colic it is very common. I would ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Roberts
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Baby: If would hard to know if especially a very young baby. The best thing is to have the baby evaluated by your primary care provider to see what maybe wr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Might not: It looks like your child might have a viral upper respiratory infection presenting with congestion, runny nose, then loose stool or even diarrhea. Mak ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not a problem: If it is happy and healthy and growing. Does it have a bit of a cold??
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Need more informatio: How are the stools? Are they loose, watery, any blood in them. How many stools a day? It is possible that this is gastroesophageal reflux disease b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
Colic?: The problem is that it could be one of many things. See the doctor and have the baby checked. If no cause can be found for the fussiness, then it co ... Read More
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