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Irritability Cough And A Runny Nose In An Infant
Depends on . . .: Babies ages 3-12 months can easily catch colds from other people. If there is just a runny nose, without much fussiness, without any high fever, without other worrisome symptoms, then parents can leave the nose alone. If the mucous is blocking the nose somewhat, try a few drops of saline, followed by gentle suctioning with a suction bulb. A doctor should examine younger or more symptomatic babies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The term "irritability" is used for infants and young children who, when ill, are especially fussy, whiny, and fretful, despite attempts at comforting and soothing them. Irritability can be a very early sign of serious problems. Although irritability is not a symptom of any specific illness, it should arouse suspicion in the parent that something might be wrong with the child, even though there may not ...Read more
9mo baby has runny nose, fever, irritable/fussy with a wheezing type cough.Is this just a cold or should I be concerned. Also has been diag.W/ reflux?
Many: Continuous cough and runny nose in an infant should be discussed with your doctor. It might be as simple as recurrent colds this time of year, but it could signify a chronic condition (wheezing or acid reflux), or a more serious infection (whooping cough or bronchiolitis). Treatments vary based on the cause, so a careful exam should be done by your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Side effects of flu shot in infants? Also, would they be contagious? 6mo got flu shot on Friday and has had elevated temp no fever runny nose cough
If I am breast feeding and have severe cough and runny nose does this affects my 3 week infant? I am also giving her formula bottle .
Son 1yr8mnth had runny nose/cough virus not getting better, crying all time 30min intervals, irritable and distressed with head butting no temp?
Time to see doctor: Your child is miserable and it is time for him to see a doctor if the problem is getting worse or has been present for more than a week. ...Read more
5 month old, bad cough, runny nose, low grade fever, extremely irritable, not sleeping, eating 3 oz less per feeding. Going on over a month. Virus?
My baby will be 6 months in 2 weeks. Her temperature is now 97.1°F. She has a cough and a runny nose. should she go to the ER?
More info needed: Thank you for your question! I would have her go to the ER if she is having trouble breathing (wheezing, noisy breathing). Most likely it is a common cold (antibiotics wouldn't help). Just use a humidifier in her room and watch her temp. If she develops a fever (defined as over 100.3 F, then she should go to the ER. I hope she feels better!!! ...Read more
My 7 month n10days baby has runny nose little bit cough n blocked , his under eyes become bit red . Plz help me?
Red eyes: He may have caught a viral infection that can cause cold like symptoms as well as a viral conjunctivitis causing red eye. Recommend following up with your doctor to make sure he hasn't caught any severe infection that needs to be treated. Viral infections are usually self limited so it will probably improve in a matter of days. ...Read more
M.D. visit: Babies prefer to breath through their noses,and keeping the nasal passages open with nasal saline and gentle suction is recommended. If the cough worsens or persists a visit to your pediatrician to evaluate possible wheezing, pneumonia and other causes is suggested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
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