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Doctor insights on: What Symptoms Typically Go Along With Infant Chorioretinitis

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What symptoms typically go along with infant chorioretinitis?

What symptoms typically go along with infant chorioretinitis?

Abnormal eyes: If this is congenital (got the infection while inside of womb), then there are other physical findings: abnormally small baby, small head, enlarged liver, cataracts. The eyes need to be thoroughly checked out by a peds ophthalmologist and treated. ...Read more

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Moving soon to another state. Can I get the same treatment everywhere for infant chorioretinitis?

Moving soon to another state. Can I get the same treatment everywhere for infant chorioretinitis?

Possibly not easily: Ask your pediatrician/pediatric opthalmologist to recommend a specialist in infant chorioretinitis in the area to which you are moving. In large, more rural states, it may require driving some distance to see the specialist. ...Read more

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How long would RSV typically last in an infant?

How long would RSV typically last in an infant?

Depends: Typically the symptoms of RSV peak after the first few days before getting better. Usually infants improve somewhere between 5-10 days; however this can vary widely, and it is not uncommon for the cough and wheeze to last several weeks after the initial symptoms began. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acid reflux in infants. My baby is 3 weeks and I suspect that he has it. ?

What are the symptoms of acid reflux in infants. My baby is 3 weeks and I suspect that he has it. 
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Reflux: Most babies spit breast milk or formula at times. Babies with symptomatic reflux will often arch their backs and cry because of pain. If the reflux is persistent it will irritate the swallowing tube and there may be a brownish material or blood contained in the vomitus. Sometimes babies with severe reflux do not grow well. If your baby has any of these problems please be seen for diagnosis/care. ...Read more

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13 mnth infant keeps fevering but not any other symptoms.. Diagnosis w/slight inflammation of bronchial. what else could possibly cause fevers 103+?

13 mnth infant keeps fevering but not any other symptoms.. Diagnosis w/slight inflammation of bronchial.  what else could possibly cause fevers 103+?

Fever: There are many viruses and bacteria that can cause high fevers in a young child. Roseola would come to mind. The fever lasts 4-5 days, then breaks and a rash comes out all over the body. After three days of persistent fever, I would say the baby needs to be examined again. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of infant food allergies?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of infant food allergies?

Food allergy symptom: In general, there are 3 ways food allergy can present. The most dramatic one that we often refer to is immediate reaction that can cause hives, nausea, vomiting, throat closing and can be life threatening. Other types of food allergy can be more subtle and present chronically like esophagitis, gastroenteritis, colitis (difficulty swallowing, abdo pain, bloody stool...) or eczema. ...Read more

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Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

Why are the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in infants and young children?

The classic stiff: Neck, arched back, lethargy, irritability and high fever, often after a respiratory infection (pneumonia) or especially ear infection. Once started, head ache, vomiting are also part of the symotims from blocked ventricles and elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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What symptoms do adults who were premature infants have now?

What symptoms do adults who were premature infants have now?

Birth weight?: <1500 gm., higher risk of executive function deficits, adhd, learning disabilities & autism, difficulty with visual-motor tasks, lower social skills. If < 1000 gm, 25% have major disabilities - cp, intellectual disability, hearing & vision impairment. Poorer outcomes with ivh, pvl , sepsis, & persistent apnea & bradycardia. Poor coordination, adhd, sld, autism increase as birthweight decreases. ...Read more

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I've heard that many infants will test positve for cdif, even without symptoms. Is this true?

I've heard that many infants will test positve for cdif, even without symptoms. Is this true?

Cdiff in infants: Yes it is true but it is complicated as many infants up to 12 months of age are asymptomatic. Testing of these infants should be limited to those with hirschsprung disease (occurs when some of the nerve cells that are normally present in the wall of the intestine do not form properly during fetal development which can cause stool backup and impaction) or other severe motility disorders. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of RSV in infants..

What are symptoms of RSV in infants..

RSV: Symptoms include respiratory distress due to rapid, labored breathing and wheezing. Nasal flaring is also present. Fever may or may not be present. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for acid reflux in infants, how is it diagnosed and how is it treated?

What are the symptoms for acid reflux in infants, how is it diagnosed and how is it treated?

Symptoms vary: Infants normally spit up some following ingestion of liquids. Severity of reflux is judged by volume, frequency and weight gain. Symptoms include frequent spitting up, irritability, refusal to eat, and lack of normal weight gain. If reflux or vomiting several hours after meal, means also slow gastric emptying.Antireflux meds may not help. Ugi, nm gastric emptying, ph probe tests may be used to dx. ...Read more

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Carrying roseola as an adult? Can an adult carry infant roseola without displaying symptoms?

Carrying roseola as an adult? Can an adult carry infant roseola without displaying symptoms?

Not likely: Chances are you had it as a child...It is so common. So you carry the antibodies not the illness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for celiac sprue in an infant and how do you diagnose it in an infant?

What are the symptoms for celiac sprue in an infant and how do you diagnose it in an infant?

See below: The symptoms may present as failure to thrive, with inadequate weight gain, and a possible effect on height. Your child may also have chronic diarrhea. The gold standard for diagnosis is a biopsy of the small intestines. Labs can be ordered, which may help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for impetigo symptoms to show up in infants less than 6 months old?

How long is it supposed to it take for impetigo symptoms to show up in infants less than 6 months old?

Rashes: Impetigo is a common skin infection in infants and children. There is no standard incubation period. It most commonly occurs in an area of skin irritation such as an injury, scratch, eczema, or around the nares. Using an antibiotic ointment/cream early on irritated areas may prevent it. First signs are redness then development of a yellowish crust when oral antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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Can infants have anxiety attack symptoms? If anxiety can be hereditary, is it possible for infants to have anxiety attack symptoms? .

Can infants have anxiety attack symptoms? If anxiety can be hereditary, is it possible for infants to have anxiety attack symptoms?

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Possible: Anxiety is a normal emotion felt in anticipation of the unknown.It is developed over time based on our life experiences. Infants have fear of objects and later, of strangers at about the 9-10th month and later about the 18th month. They may respond to feared objects with symptoms that resemble those seen in adults with anxiety. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of infant food allergies?

What are symptoms of infant food allergies?

Many possible ones.: Symptoms of infant food allergies can include poor weight gain, hives, bloody diarrhea, severe eczema, facial/eyelid/tongue/lip/throat swelling, itching, chest tightness, wheeze, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid pulse, dizziness, low blood pressure, fainting, and/or respiratory or cardiac arrest. Please see your child's doctor or an allergist asap for evaluation if you suspect a food allergy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of jaundice in an infant?

What are the symptoms of jaundice in an infant?

They look yellow: Jaundiced babies take on a yellowish skin tone that can be evident in the white of their eyes.They will also have some looser stools & may not feed well. ...Read more