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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Call his doctor: Call his pediatrician. If you cannot the doctor, consider an urgent care center.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
34 years experience Pediatrics
Newborn crying: Newborns usually cry when hungry or startled or wet, but some babies have a calm temperament and don't cry a lot. Important for the doctor to check th ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Depends.: If crying is the only thing absent, and all other factors (turning to sound, breathing, movement, social smile, etc) are present, there may not be any ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Really can't tell over the internet. If it seems tender or swollen, or if the baby is fussy, I would have him seen for sure. May want to call the baby ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Where, when,symptoms: You did not list where or when this happened or any symptoms or marks after the event. If the baby has quit crying and no marks are visible, this cou ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kudus Akinde
18 years experience Pediatrics
No: Crying is normal. Excessive crying is not normal. If the baby is less than 24 hours old and you are still in the hospital, please seek care from the n ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Temperature: Monitor for fever. His rectal temperature should be less than 100.4 and if it is higher, please see the emergency room. Ensure that he is feeding well ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible reflux: I suspect that when he is crying hard, he might have a little gastroesophageal reflux which causes him to gag or choke. This is a common problem wi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Apgar scores at 1 &: 5 minutes are calculated by a newborn's appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, & respiration. It's explained on the " my pregnancy today" app from t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Crying vs pain: Please do not get into the habit of equating crying with pain. Babies cry for hours every single day. This is how they communicate, stretch out their ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Involve her: In sister's care.Let her help you.Give her responsibilities of big sister.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do not worry: If there was a problem, the newborn would have certainly cried, or showed some signs of discomfort. However, you should take precautions that this doe ... Read More

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