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What are the signs of discomfort in an infant with reflux? He is gaining weight appropriately.

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics

In brief: Infants with reflux

Symptoms of reflux in infants included: Recurrent vomiting - more than just the little urps that happen with burping.
They may also have wheezing, coughing, and choking. Simple interventions for reflux? - Don't overfeed, frequent burping (every 1-2 ozs), keep the baby's head elevated for a generous 30 minutes after each feed and try to keep pressure off the belly.If it continues see pediatrician

In brief: Infants with reflux

Symptoms of reflux in infants included: Recurrent vomiting - more than just the little urps that happen with burping.
They may also have wheezing, coughing, and choking. Simple interventions for reflux? - Don't overfeed, frequent burping (every 1-2 ozs), keep the baby's head elevated for a generous 30 minutes after each feed and try to keep pressure off the belly.If it continues see pediatrician
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Sandifer's

Infants who are distressed from acid reflux often cry and arch their back, or seem hungry but cry once they start to drink.
They may also resent being placed on their back and prefer to sit up. Frequent nasal congestion can result from chronic irritation of the nose tissue and make it difficult for them to breathe, further worsening fussiness.

In brief: Sandifer's

Infants who are distressed from acid reflux often cry and arch their back, or seem hungry but cry once they start to drink.
They may also resent being placed on their back and prefer to sit up. Frequent nasal congestion can result from chronic irritation of the nose tissue and make it difficult for them to breathe, further worsening fussiness.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo
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