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What can I do to help my baby stop wheezing?

What can I do to help my baby stop wheezing?

Suction nose: Wheezing is a form of noisy breathing that medical experts usually associate with lower respiratory disease. Sometimes the term is casually used by parents and child observers to characterize loud or noisy breathing. If a baby does have noisy breathing first try suctioning the nose to see if there is improvement. If not, contact your pediatrician to describe and discuss your baby's symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more


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My baby coughs and kinda weezes... He is only 2 months been going on for a couple weeks now... Im a new mom and concerned?

My baby coughs and kinda weezes... He is only 2 months been going on for a couple weeks now... Im a new mom and concerned?

You'd be: See your pediatrician to find out if your baby has an airway obstruction . The odds of asthma is higher if the mother also has allergic diseases but many young infants' wheezing tend to subside in a few years. ...Read more

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Why does my baby wheeze when taking a deep breath? Is that normal?

Why does my baby wheeze when taking a deep breath? Is that normal?

Mgt: It would be helpful to arrange a virtual appointment. If your child is ill with a cold, this can be associated with wheezing. If the sound is from the upper airway, stridor is another possibility. Having a recording of the sound for your PCP or HT appointment would be useful. ...Read more

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My daughter is 12months old. She's coughing and weezing mildy. Should i be worried? I've been giving her infant's advil.

My daughter is 12months old. She's coughing and weezing mildy. Should i be worried? I've been giving her infant's advil.

M.D. visit: If she is coughing and wheezing these may be signs of asthma. I would advise an evaluation and possible treatment with albuterol depending on her exam at the physician's office. As the other answer indicated if she is eating well and not in distress, she is still able to breathe comfortably and probably won't need steroids. Prmg/peds fax 858 259 9689 for ?S. ...Read more

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2m baby with wheezing, is it ok to use salbutamol syrup or nubelizer for him

Yes: Salbutamol is a bronchodilator that is used to relieve spasm in the muscle of the airways. I do not like the syrup because i always find it is better to directly deliver the medication to the airways via the nebulizer. Of course, there are many 2 month olds who wheeze for other reasons bedside airway spasm. If there is no improvement with the meds, other diagnoses should be investigated by the doc. ...Read more

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Do people use albuterol mist for sick babies with wheezing?

Do people use albuterol mist for sick babies with wheezing?

ALBUTROL MIST: Albuterol is a bronchdilater means it opens up the bronchi which go into spasm and cause the wheezing.It happens quite common in the babies with asthma and albutrerol inhalation is used to relieve the wheezing, but it does not do anything to the disease process which is inflammation in bronchi, so albuterol is used in combination with steroids.Other condition causing is wheezng is bronchiolitis. ...Read more

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BAby is wheezing. His chest is cleared. Tried ventolin but it doesnt seem to be working. Any other suggestions? baby is 3 months.

BAby is wheezing. His chest is cleared. Tried ventolin but it doesnt seem to be working. Any other suggestions? baby is 3 months.

Wheezing: Examine your baby, if your baby is working hard to breathe, flaring his nostrils, chest is retracting and you can see him using his accessory muscles of respiration, then you should take him to the ER. He may require a nebulizer treatment and further evaluation. If your baby is very comfortable and happy, feeding well, then you can take him to see your pediatrician. Consider allergens/HEPA filter ...Read more

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Hello, my baby girl is 8 1/2 months and have bronchiolitis been diagnosed for 3 days now, she is now wheezing and breathing 50 BPM after neb tx?

Hello, my baby girl is 8 1/2 months and have bronchiolitis been diagnosed for 3 days now, she is now wheezing and breathing 50 BPM after neb tx?

Bronchiolitis: Watch the way she is breathing. Does she need extra effort to breathe? If you see her nose flares, her ribs going in and out, retraction around her collar bones, or even if she seems blue around her lips or just blue, take her to er. ...Read more

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My 6 month baby does not want to eat formula since yesterday. She is RSV + has been wheezing and coughing, its 3 pm and shes only had 2 gerbers 2 ounces of milk, what can I do?

Fluid needs: If baby is not taking enough fluids to wet diapers every 6hrs or more the RSV may be getting the better of her. A recheck is in order for breathing rates> 55/min or fluid refusal. ...Read more