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why does my baby shiver when eating

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Flores
Specializes in Pediatrics
Swaddling may help: A very young baby can loses heat easily and shiver. Newborns also have normal shivering reflexes especially when they are placed for diaper change . ... Read More
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: During the first weeks of life, baby's nervous system is immature. Babies can shiver or shake related to that immaturity. In an older baby, shiverin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lower body temp:ANS: There are many causes but the most common reason may be lowered body temperature. Other causes may be the autonomic nervous system. Institution of for ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are : Sobbing hard you may also be hyperventilating.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Grunting: Grunting if true, is a sign of respiratory distress in infants. By grunting, infants are applying brakes to their exhalation so that the lungs do not ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cry twitch.: Very complex question. But if we chat we can figure out in YOU!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Yost
23 years experience Dentistry
Filling too tall: It is not unusual for new filling to be sensitive for few days.If sensitivity continues past 3-4 days, new filling may be too tall. This makes the to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Satisfaction: Your baby is so happy, warm and full of milk; this is their way of showing satisfaction. Generally all that feeding makes them tired as well- so the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely reflux: It is quite common for babies to bring some of what.S in their stomach back up their esophagus & occasionally into their mouth or nose. Their airway i ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Too Tight: The most likely cause would be if the diaper is too tight. Make sure the diaper is closed enough to not leak. Repositioning the tabs to a slightly loo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Some sweat...: ...And some don't. Sometimes that's genetic. But first, i would make sure he's not over wrapped. If you would be comfortable in a room wearing a t- ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Par Fatteh
26 years experience Functional Medicine
Restless legs: Restless leg syndrome is one condition that commonly causes shaking of the legs (and sometimes of additional parts of the body) upon going to sleep. T ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience Pediatrics
It hurts!: Something called bubble bath urethritis -- tender inflammation of the sensitive lining where urine exits, caused by bubble bath or bath soaps w/ fragr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: 1.Hold baby with chest & tummy against your shoulder and with one hand supporting his bottom while the other rhythmically pats his back. Place a burpi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
? hat on?: Cotton clothing or polyesters; hair pulled back or short?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Acid: Citrus fruits are acidic and have astringent qualities (what makes you pucker with lemon). Depending on the acidity it may stimulate other receptors ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation?: Is the poop hard? Try to change the diet to make stools soft.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The baby may be aware of noises associated with eating and digestion, but the baby would not be aware of the actual presence of the food nor of the te ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibililities: Spitting up blood once awhile, e.g. 1x/yr, might just mean that a tiny blood vessel was torn somewhere along the nasal, oral, food tube, or breathing ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Muscle spasm: Likely muscle spasm from throat muscles. Should be harmless.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Sleep disorder: Certain sleep disorders can trigger the release of stress hormones (cortisol) which can then cause the production of catecholamines. These can increas ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wei-shin Lai
18 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: A lot of people do. Some more than others. It's quite normal. It's your body's way of keeping you from getting too hot. But if it bothers you, try usi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Why eat them then?: Specific food intolerances are common, but I can also think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a particular food or ... Read More

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