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Why Does My Newborn Breath So Fast
I have anxiety fisorder and my newborn baby seems to be rather jumpy and does this thing like he is grasping for breath that last for 2 secs.Why?
How fast should a newborn breath, my daughter seems to be breathing fast esp when sleeping and pulling to breath born w fluid in lungs (resolved) she's 1week?
Periodic breathing: Newborns breath fast...Around 40-50 x a minute. They also have a cycle of breathing called periodic breathing where they breathe very fast then slow it down and can have an interval of up to 10-15 seconds of "holding their breath" then it starts over. As long as she is pink and eating well and in no distress she is fine. If worried at all see your pediatrician..Reassurance is very helpful. ...Read more
Yes: Newborns breathe using the diaphragm, pulling it downward and pushing the belly out in the process.When they get older they develop more strength in their chest muscles and can use them more like older kids and adults do. ...Read more
Why does it sound like my 3w old newborn is choking and trying to catch his breath after a feeding when he's asleep?
My 2 week newborn sometime breaths heavily and gasps for air and his eyes move around is this a seizure ?
I have had a cold for ten days. Noticing my lower throat getting tight with deep breaths. Have a newborn and was wondering if it could be pneaumonia.
Hard to say: In early weeks, babies can go though a transition pattern called periodic breathing. This is the system figuring out how fast/deep to breathe during the varying states.(sleep/rest/feed/active) It can be fast panting or s;ow deep, there can be a short pause up to 10 sec. By 6 weeks this is usually less noticeable, but occasional pauses can remain. If you think your doc is clueless,get a 2nd opinion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shall a 27wk premature use curosurf (poractant alfa) when born? Even the new born breath well under invasive ventilation
I am breastfeeding, and my newborn is now in his 4 month, can i fast during ramdan when my baby begins his 6 month?
Don't worry : Marie- congrats on ur new baby! Don't worry about the breathing at night; their respiratory centers in the brain are still developing. U r probably worried about SIDS; to prevent it we recommend: putting her to sleep on her back, breastfeeding, vaccinations on time, sleeping in a separate crib or bassinet, at most one thin blanket not covering the neck or mouth, and avoidance of tobacco. ...Read more
Difficult to breath have to take long breath to start brearthing lormally just can't work fast after working short time i feell suffocated?
Need evaluation : See a lung doctor for a chest x ray, blood tests, and lung function testing. ...Read more
Just now i held my breath while checking my heartbeat, it was normal then went irregular/fast like b-b-b-b for 2-3 seconds then normal. Extra beats?
Examination: The best way to hear heartbeats is with a stethoscope and best interpreted and diagnosed by a doctor. You may want to go to the doctor to see if you have arrhymias. ...Read more
Accuracy of test: This urea breath test is for detecting h.Pylori, a bacterium, that can cause peptic ulcer disease.Helicobacter pylori lives in the stomach and breaks down urea.This natural substance found in normal humans.Capsule is swallowed with urea attached to radiactive label c14. After 15 min. Breath into balloon which is analized to determine presence of bacteria. Food and certain medications interfere. ...Read more
Normal brathing: A baby breathes faster than we do. The breathing you are hearing is due a shortened airwy present in infants. ...Read more
Sometimes my heart tends to beat fast and I sometimes have sortness of breath. What can cause it?
Tachycardia: Many causes of tachycardia. The shotrness of breath is associated with exertion? Dyspnea on exertion is most often related to cardiac conditions. Tachycardia can be related to heart conditions, respiratory conditions,deconditioning or anxiety/panic. Full evaluation will be helpful ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when my heart starts beating fast out of nowhere & i'm forced to gasp for breath?
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