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Is it normal for my baby to cry all the time?

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Dr. Michael Joseph
Pain Management 30 years experience
No: Although crying is a key form of expression for your baby, no, it is not normal for your baby to cry all of the time. Crying for more than a total of 3 hours per day is considered abnormal. This may represent illness, colic, esophageal reflux, or other issues. This should be brought tot the attention of your child's physician.
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Why does my baby cry every time she pees?

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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Urinary infection: If your child cries every time he or she pees, it could be a sign of an urinary tract infection. The rate of urinary tract infections in babies is higher in girls and in uncircumcised boys. Other signs include irritability, fever, difficulty feeding, and vomiting. Your doctor can check your baby's urine to diagnose a urinary tract infection.
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