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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rothfeld
Specializes in Pediatrics
Various things: You didn't mention if this was sudden or chronic. Sudden hoarseness can mean a baby has a foreign body in her throat or can be related to a viral illn ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
36 years experience Pediatrics
A variety of causes: Hoarseness in infants can be from a variety of causes. Babies can have reflux and chronic irritation of the airway from the spitting up can cause hoa ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Vocal Cord Problem: Persistent hoarseness in a newborn is not considered normal and should always be checked out by a pediatrician and possibly a specialist. It can be ca ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Baby nodules: There is no proof that 'crying it out' causes permanent damage to the voice. However, you should make sure that baby is well-hydrated otherwise. This ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
She'll be ok: She'll get used to her new surroundings. It always harder on mom than baby.
A male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Hoarseness of voice : Hoarseness of voice in children commonly caused by excessive screaming, crying, or coughing. Other causes include GERD, allergy or throat infection. K ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Abruptly hoarse: There are several causes of hoarseness in infants, but abrupt development of this is usually caused by viral infections, coughing/vomiting or prolonge ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Patterns: Babies establish patterns of how well they feed, interact, cuddle, sleep, etc. . If this pattern is relatively stable I would not assume being hoarse ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes you should: is a indication of partial air way obstruction call baby's pediatrician or take to ER right way for evaluation
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hoarse: Could be croup or aspiration. Have child seen asap
A female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Viral: It sounds like your baby has a cold, unrelated to her vaccines. You can use nasal saline drops for the congestion and cool humidified air for the hoa ... Read More

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