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Doctor insights on: Baby Grunts Sounds Congested And Has Heavy Breathing After Feeding

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Labored Breathing (Definition)

When a person has difficulty breathing & requires more effort to do it, likely requires other muscles called accesory muscles of breathiong. By using your neck, shoulder & uuper body parts to help breath ...Read more


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What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

What is the best way to treat my infant chest congestion? No heavy breathing, and she's still eating good. She just coughs a lot.

See Doctor: A vaporizer and the use of saline nose drops may help the symptoms, but if it continues or has been there a week or more-see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby is coughing and her breathing sounds congested but no fever?

My 4 month baby is coughing and her breathing sounds congested but no fever?

Other symptoms?: Watch baby closely. If they are feeding well, interacting with mom in a normal fashion, remain without fever, and the cough is not producing anything which looks like pus, and they are not having obvious trouble breathing and their color remains normal you can ride this out. If, however, anything gets worse, if they are irritable and not feeding normally, short of air, etc., get them to doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?

Is it normal for a babies to breath faster and with a sound when feeding? Can air conditioner cause problem to their breathing?

Babies: Breath faster in general but rarely over 80 breaths a minute. Some babies are noisy feeders. It depends on the type of noise and their exam that makes it normal or abnormal. Make sure he/she is able to breath through the nose. An air conditioner should not cause breathing problems more so with feeding. All the best and if in doubt have it checked. ...Read more

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What can I do to quiet my husband's heavy breathing while sleeping?

What can I do to quiet my husband's heavy breathing while sleeping?

Heavy breathing: Unfortunately heavy breathing can be more than just annoying but a sign of underlying sleep problem such as sleep apnea. Is this worse on his back? Does he ever stop breathing. Ask him to see a doctor that specialized in sleep. You and he will sleep better when you do. ...Read more

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Heavy breathing, fever, harsh cough. refusing bottle. what's going on she's 11mths?

Heavy breathing, fever, harsh cough. refusing bottle.  what's going on she's 11mths?

Take her to doctor: It is impossible to tell what is going on without an examination. For an 11 month old to have these symptoms it could be an infection. Please have her seen by a doctor today. ...Read more

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I have heavy breathing, random chest pain, and i take in more sugar than suggested. Are these symptoms to anything?

I have heavy breathing, random chest pain, and i take in more sugar than suggested. Are these symptoms to anything?

Chest pain: Those are nonspecific symptoms, you could discuss with your doctor that knows your condition whether they are important in your situation. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more