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Lethargic Newborn Symptoms
It gets easier with: Time to interpret your baby's cries. Unfortunately, when babies cry they swallow air. The smooth muscle of the intestine isn't synchronized yet to pass the air out. If baby seems gag when starting to nurse, he may need a burp. I'll ask my arabic-speaking daughter to help explain the " football hold" or "colic carry" to you to help baby pass gas. When all else fails, allow your baby to self-calm. ...Read more
13 month old, chronic cold symptoms, rapid heart rate, difficulty catching breath, some acrocyanosis, irritable, pale?
Go to doctor now...: If I am interpreting your question correctly, a 13 month old child with these symptoms should immediately be evaluated by a doctor. It could be the sign of something very serious. ...Read more
Rattling sound when 3 mo baby coughs accompanied by stuffy nose, no fever, eating and sleeping normally, urinating & bm normal, not fussy. Possible dx?
A 2 years old boy has symptoms that include intussusepcion, haemolatic anaemia, ongoing fevers, lethargy, siezure, jaundice and vomiting. Doctors can'tdiagnose. Any ideas?
Take him to good Dr.: These are vague symptoms & most people would say he is depressed. This may be the case, & there are effective treatments for this. But there are other serious conditions that could be causing these symptoms. It takes an astute dr who takes the time to take a good history& do a complete physical exam to make sure this pt. Doesn't have anything more serious, a debilitating chronic dz or even cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
18mo is vomiting (5x last 1.5hr), no fever, no diarrhea, lethargic, leg shakes post episode(doesn't have cold chills) and appears confused. Hospital?
Absolutely: You should go the er asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dehydrated, nausea, fatigue. Been having issues sleeping. Anxiety all day, jittery, low grade fever, irritable, aggressive, No appetite. Ongoing week?
Exam needed: Your symptoms are nonspecific and nondiagnostic at this time and there seem to be a few unrelated issues ongoing. Your best move is to see your physician who will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination. If deemed advisable appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. For anxiety and insomnia stress management is helpful ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
14mnth old was diagnosed with a viral illness stomach flu a week ago.Now he is coughing, diarrhea, fever, runny/stuffy nose, sweats, less appetite.
See below: Probably has a upper respiratory cold too which stacked on top of the viral stomach illness. Since, i don't have enough info here, i recommend for you to use your instincts, if he looks very sick, see your doc. ...Read more
3yo acute onset tachypnea, wheezing. Given albuterol, wheezing subsided; tachypnea remains. No apparent distress, lethargy, fever, history disease, etc.
My 8 mth old (7 months corrected age) low grade fever 38.2-5 c for 3 days. Cold related. Tempra (acetaminophen) helps. She is fussy and lethargic. Doctor time?
M 4 yo son has fever, diarrhea, vomiting, congestion and cough. Hiked all day, 80 degrees out, worried about dehydration. Won't eat or drink much.
Dehydration: If not eating or especially drinking much and if has less urine than normal, he might become dehydrated and potentially need IV fluids. Keep in mind that fever can lead to dehydration as well. The hiking shouldn't lead to fever or any of the other symptoms, unless heat stroke which shouldn't happen in 80 degree weather. Sounds like an infection. ...Read more
Patient coughs, fever, malaise, chills. He's been desoriented, confused for several weeks. History of seizures and eyes reported. Cd4 count 50/mm3.?
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
My daughter is 2yrs old - symptoms are: runny nose, cough, fever 2 separate days (39.37), congestion, occasional vomiting w/excessive cough?
21 yo son has runny bloody stools, vomited (1 time) neon green liquid x1day, no fever, no lethargy. Any help is very appreciated. Thank you?
Perhaps: Although there's no evidence that teething causes fever, fevers of less than 100 degrees have been reported. If upper teeth trying to erupt vagus nerve stimulation can result in runny nose. As to appetite, would you want to eat if your teeth were sore? Please see Pediatric Dental Specialist (1st Dental exam Age 1). See Pediatrician to check for cold/virus. You must see both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wet cough that's been lingering in almost 4 month baby for weeks. Previously had RSV(hospitalized). Lethargic, fussy, and excessive sleeping. Concern?
What illness has the following symptoms: diarrhea, headache, occasional sneezing and/or coughing unwell, yet no fever and no vomiting or nausea?
Viral illness: It sounds typically viral. Treat symptomatically and it will pass. See a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more