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What Are Symptoms Of Baby Deafness
Abusive head injury: The term 'shaken baby syndrome' has been replaced by the term 'abusive head injury.' the symptoms are variable and can range from mild to none to coma and death. There are often characteristic injuries to the child produced with abusive head injury that lead to the diagnosis s. ...Read more
Like the flu: Vomiting, lethargy, irritability are all signs of the sort of injury that is caused by shaking. These same signs are often mistaken for the flu. Shaking causes bleeding in and around the baby's brain that causes the symptoms. Ct scans and mris are often necessary to confirm the diagnostic impression. Other signs of injury may be present with bruising and rib and long bone fractures. ...Read more
Hearing loss in kids: Symptoms of hearing loss in children is highly dependant on their age. Infants with hearing loss may not startle at loud sounds, turn their head to mother's voice or not make coo sounds. Older children may have delayed speech development, seem to be ignoring you, perform poorly in school or have behavioral problems. ...Read more
Dis(lack of) ability: Whether it is rolling over, walking, smiling in response to a human face & vocalization, much of these skills have been studied in large populations & a range of time within which they emerge is considered the norm. When these fail to emerge on time, suspicion of a motor , speech or other problem may be suspected. Some skills ore more predictive of physical or mental abilities than others. ...Read more
Sometimes none: Retinopathy of prematurity can occur in premature infants weighing about 2¾ pounds (1250 grams) or less that are born before 31 weeks of gestation (a full-term pregnancy has a gestation of 38–42 weeks). It is potentially blinding. Often there are no symptoms as these babies are pre-verbal. In severe rop a baby may not react to light and eventually not fix or follow objects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No treatment: There is no specific treatment for teething except help minimize the discomfort for the baby. Giving them safe frozen celery to chew on or frozen bagels help minimize discomfort. If too fussy and depending on their age check with the pediatrician and tylenol helps with the pain managment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teething symptoms: The most common symptom of teething is chewing on objects. Other reported symptoms are red or swollen gums, irritability, decreased appetite, loose stools, mild temperature and/or swollen lymph nodes. The most important thing to remember teething is a natural process and all humans go through. Provide palliative care for what ever symptoms, if any, your child experiences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Often asymptomatic: 70-90% of infants infected in utero are asymptomatic in newborn period but develop visual impairment, learning disability, and mental retardation become apparent several months to years later. Symptomatic infants present with rash, enlarged liver, spleen, lymph nodes, and microcephaly or hydrocephalus. ...Read more
Hearing problems : Turning up the tv, asking people to repeat themselves, unable to hear on the telephone, complaints of friends and relatives. These are the most common reasons people come in to have their hearing checked. ...Read more
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