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Could my baby's throat get irritated from crying so much?

Could my baby's throat get irritated from crying so much?

Yes: Excessive crying does make your throat hurt, but doesn't cause any lasting damage. However, if your baby is crying excessively, and it is not easy to figure out what's wrong, consult your baby's doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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Can crying hurt a babies throat?

Can crying hurt a babies throat?

Crying alot?: Babies cannot hurt themselves with too much crying. They can become hoarse just as adult can by yelling or too much talking. The more important question is why is the baby crying? Excessive crying can be a sign of a physical or attachment problem and should be discussed with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can babies get sore throats from crying?

Can babies get sore throats from crying?

Absolutely.: If you have ever attended an exciting football game and cheered vociferously for your team, the next morning (if not later that night!) you were probably hoarse and your throat was probably sore. Babies crying use the same basic equipment as your cheering. Obviously it requires rather forceful, red-faced crying (not just a whimper), usually with a waterfall of tears! resting the voice improves it. ...Read more

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Will continuous crying make cold or throat worse for the baby?

Will continuous crying make cold or throat worse for the baby?

Not necessarily: The crying can exhaust baby & lead to vocal cord swelling & laryngitis but by itself doesn't alter a cold. Another issue might be why baby is crying continuously. Colds can precede an ear infection & other things may be going on. Might be worth a visit to babies dr. ...Read more

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(i know its gross) can holding back the mucous from crying and knowing its going down ur throat cause u to get sick (like a cold for example)?

(i know its gross) can holding back the mucous from crying and knowing its going down ur throat cause u to get sick (like a cold for example)?

No: You get sick from viruses getting into your nose or eyes. If you have mucous in your nose from crying it is no different than the mucous your body makes all day (it helps to warm and humidify the air going to the lungs). If you were already getting sick, then it was a week in the making and not from crying. ...Read more

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Can crying cause sore throat?

Can crying cause sore throat?

Yes it can: Crying can cause a sore throat. However, if the sore throat persists for a long time such as several days then i would look into other possibilities such as a strep throat. If that happens go to your family doctor for evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Tear drainage: Human tears actually drain into the nose, which is also why your nose runs after crying very hard (especially in children). This creates post-nasal drip which can lead to irritation in back of throat and coughing. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more