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My 1 Year Old Is Wheezing
Doctor can evaluate: A one year-old with a "bad cough" should be seen by his primary care doctor. Common colds usually cause a mild cough, not a "bad cough". A bad cough can be bronchiolitis (due to RSV virus), asthma symptoms, croup (due to viral infection of the voicebox area), bronchitis (due to bacterial or viral infection), pneumonia, or an accidentally swallowed toy or object. A doctor can start treatment. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Baby crying: I don't think you have anything to worry about. Some babies cry more than others and this is normal. Sometimes it's the parent who is actually more rattled than the child. Remain calm. Remember babies can cry for multiple reasons. More patience and experience will guide you. To be safe bring this up with your pediatrician at the next visit. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A little high: but you have to interpret this value with others. It may be your 1 year old (also a slight difference for boys and girls) has an anemia. You should discuss with your pediatrician as s/he will have the other important lab results as well. S/he may want to check folate (folic acid) levels or other tests if not already done. Most likely at this age it's related to your child's diet. Please discuss with her/him. ...Read more
MRSA is everywhere: Many people have MRSA and do not know it. It is similar to an even more common bacteria but has become resistant to penicillins and some other antibiotics, so it helps to know about it when treating an infection. If someone in the home has been found to carry mrsa, there is a good chance he has been exposed, but that does not mean anything bad. Just let his doc know in case of infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause dependent: Hydronephrosis is caused by narrowing of the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder (urether); blockage in the kidney or bladder; or vesicouretal reflux, when a faulty valve between the bladder and the ureter causes the urine to back up into the kidney when the bladder fills or empties. A duplication anomaly (two ureters leading from the kidney, multicystic dysplastic kidney. ...Read more
Multiple causes: If your son has had multiple infections of his lungs in the last one year, he requires additional evaluation. Environmental smoke and pollution, the presence of allergies/asthma can be associated w chronic respiratory infections. In addition, reflux and aspiration, retained foreign body and immune defects are other causes to consider. Cystic fibrosis is less common in asia, but possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Croup in teens: Croup is certainly more common in young children. Croup describes the barky nature of the cough. If your teen is also having upper respiratory symptoms it is possible that he/she just has inflammation in the throat that make the barky sound when he/she coughs. If there are no other symptoms and the cough lasts more then 2 weeks he/she should be seen by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son age is 1 year 3 months and he is suffering for cough problem after his birth. What I am doing now ?
See below: If the child is in no distress and just coughing occasionally, i would wait on an mdi (metered dose inhaler) as the mechanics of proper use is impossible if the child is asleep. If you mean a nebulizer treatment, that can be done as long as you get the med in the child's face so they can breath it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
AXILLA PAIN: Which side? Was there hx of trauma? Check if anything is growing under the axilla. See your md if sx persist. ...Read more
Bronchodilator: If the cough is effective and the mucus clears easily from the lower airway nothing is needed. But, if the mucus seems to be difficult to clear there may be some bronchospasm and the child may be helped by using a bronchodilator such as albuteral. It can be delivered by using a nebulizer or and inhaler with a spacer. In some cases an inhaled steroid may be also beneficial. See your doctor. ...Read more
Loose or liquid : Stools are not typical. The evaluation of diarrhea that lasts a month or more starts with a specific history & physical exam by his pediatrician to determine if the child is otherwise healthy, gaining weight & behaving in his usual fashion.Since the causes can be infectious, dietary (e. G., excessive juice-drinking), medication-related, etc., an office visit is warranted. ...Read more
My 2 year old gave my one month old croop. He coughs very bad. No fever. Any treatment available?
My 1 year old is wheezing has had a low grade fever but no runny nose. He had a really bad ear infection last week. What can I do?
Take child to ED: If your child has never wheezed before, may have a condition called bronchiolitis, common at this time of the year. But it is associated with runny nose and nasal congestion and cough usually. Your child should be seen in ED to rule out pneumonia or aspiration with a chest Xrays. ...Read more
What can cause ongoing (6 months) elevated WBC and neutrophils in a 1 year old? Chronic wheeze not responding to asthma/allergy meds. Other tests norm
My 1 year old son has a cough/running nose for 3-4 weeks, but no fever or other issues. today he was wheezing when he was walking. What should we do?
My son will be 1 year old on 2/16/16. He started having a runny nose, congestion and a cough on Tuesday. No fever, clearish snot, and didn't seem to really be bothered by it until yesterday. I noticed that he's wheezing a little bit and I wasn't sure if I
Wheezing: Some viruses in infants are associated with wheezing, particularly the RSV virus. If he is working hard to breath, has poor PO intake of high fever, he should be checked. The treatment is symptomatic and involves keeping his nasal passages clear, elevating his head and making sure his room is not too hot or dry. All the best. ...Read more
1year old has a wheezy cough, high temperature and a dry rash on one side of his face. He has had a runny nose too?
See below: Not allowed to give advice about specific patients with medical problems on healthtap. ...Read more
Is it safe to start steroids in 1 year old baby who has indications of mild wheeze and had pneumonia recently?
Steroids in infants: Steroids like Prednisolone are potent medications that can have significant side effects. Nevertheless, in patients with asthma there is really nothing else that can reverse the airway inflammation quickly. According to studies children actually handle steroids much better than adults do. Steroids are routinely indicated for toddlers with asthma. Talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a 2 year old that has a horrible cough and she is wheezing you can hear it in her chest what is the best thing i can give her to help ease it ?
See the doctor: This time of year, many respiratory infections are being spread among children in school. Some of them are minor, but some may be serious. If your child has had cough, wheezing, and fever for 11 days, they need to be seen by their doctor to determine the cause of the illness. Please do not delay seeking treatment! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter, she is 5 year old, she suffring from cough & wheezing sound problem. We can't give any cold and coca products.
My 4 year old has been coughing a dry cough but not sick at all no wheezing either. no asthma or anything should I be worried?
My two year old has a wheezing cough and is struggling to eat as her nasal passages are blocked, what can I do to ease the symptoms?
Immediate exam: Use saline nasal saline drops from the drug store and a vaporizer for your child. Help to gently clear the discharge with tissue. Also, I suggest an immediate exam at a clinic. Serious illnesses such as pneumonia must be checked for. The sooner your child is properly examined at a clinic the better the chances for a full recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is wheezing also he has a little bit of fever 98.7 but he's eating drinking water and is very active.He'one year.What should I do?
Take him: To see a doctor ASAPGet a more detailed answer ›
My 2 year old has a dry hacking cough when she sleeps. No stridor or wheezing. What can I do to ensure it does not turn in to something worse?
My 3 year old has asthma and is wheezing heavily. His pulse is around 130 bpm. Is this normal or should I take him to the er?
Call 911 Immediately: Go to er or call 911 immediately. ...Read more
My 3 year old son has sesame and nuts allergy . Are they for life ? He used to cough a lot when he was a child but no wheezing
A few nights a week my five year old daughter wheezes and coughs. She will also have a blocked nose. Her breathing can become rapid too. ?
Airways inflammation: Is what she probably has, upper airways affection causing the blocked nasal passages and possibly sinus affection, and lower airways inflammation manifested by cough and wheezing, especially at night. Try to identify triggers: smoking, pets, dust, pollens, etc..she'll need good evaluation, see her doctor or an allergist, if you have access to.Meanwhile,saline nasal washes,bronchodilators, goodluck ...Read more
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