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Baby Crying After Vaccination
Can be elevated: Vaccination like the illness it's designed to prevent (or reduce in severity) may cause fever as a normal physiologic response. In the animal kingdom, fever helps fight infection. Consider experiments where cold blooded animals given a bacteremia survive better when exposed to heat as opposed to their normal cold, damp environment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
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Yes: Eating after the vaccine does not cancel its effect. ...Read more
Probiotics: Many children will do better by simply adding a probiotic. The good bacteria help colonize the gut and assist digestion. Use one like culturelle baby or flora baby. Fussiness after eating clues me in to a digestive issue and i like to address that issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 month baby got vaccinate. Baby having fever after vaccination from last 4 days. What to do for fever?
My 45 day old baby isnt able to poop spontaneously,she passed her meconium immediately after birth n did poop herself after that about 2 times?
Possibly GI consult: What do you mean by "poop spontaneously". Do you use a finger or thermometer to induce pooping? Although it is good she passed meconium right away and had normal BM's the first day, it is possible to still have a GI abnormality like Hirschprung's disease. Bring it up with the pediatrician and consider a GI consult ...Read more
My baby two months old and when she's feeding she gulps fast, spits it out, starts crying and seems disatisfied but still eats momentslater.What's wrong?
Bottle or breast?: If bottle, check the mechanics of the bottle first to see if she's swallowing air. Don't heat the formula in a microwave, as that can cause some really hot spots. Try a bottle that has a bag from which you can express air, creating a vacuum like she'd have if nursing. If breastfeeding, check her " latch." if the problem persists, let her pediatrician watch her feed. ...Read more
18 month old MMR vaccine. 7 days later fever,twitching/jerking while falling asleep+ during night. Heard MMR can provoke this jerking..or due to fever?
Myoclonus vs seizure: MMR can be associated with febrile seizures which are common in this age range. Definitely see a doc right away. Video the episodes. This may be benign myoclonus, a normal twitching that we can experience while falling asleep. Or it may have been a febrile seizure, need more history and careful exam to diagnose! ...Read more
Baby spits up even 1 hour after feeding (since birth,now 2 mo).sometimes refuses bottle and cries.few seconds before spit she cries. what can this be?
GERD: Frequent spitting-up in young infants are most often caused by gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Spitting-ups can be reduced by feeding a thickened formula, adding 1 tablespoon of rice cereal per ounce of formula on every feeding. Consult with your son's pediatrician for further details and other standard treatment for GERD including antacid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My month old baby keeps throwing up after every feeding. What could be wrong? Breastfeed during the day, 2 bottles of 2oz newborn formula at night.
Esophageal Reflux: Or gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Occurs when lower esophageal sphincter is loose, doesn't close, stomach content comes up as vomiting. Make sure, when feeding, head 45 degree upright, a good seal while nursing, no gap, so that baby doesn't swallow air. Burp up halfway and after feeding, keep baby upright for 1/2 hour. If not better, anytime projectile vomit, poor wt. Gain, see doc asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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