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What is colic?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Extreme fussiness
This condition occurs when an otherwise healthy infant (less than 3 months) screams for an unknown reason.
It can be frustrating to parents because it is very difficult to soothe them. The good news is it peaks at 6-8 weeks and generally is gone by 3-4 months. It is not dangerous to a baby and does not predict anything about the future health of that child.

In brief: Extreme fussiness
This condition occurs when an otherwise healthy infant (less than 3 months) screams for an unknown reason.
It can be frustrating to parents because it is very difficult to soothe them. The good news is it peaks at 6-8 weeks and generally is gone by 3-4 months. It is not dangerous to a baby and does not predict anything about the future health of that child.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Colic
Colic is generally defined as fussiness of an infant for which there is no cure.
It is uncontrollable for 4-6 hours at a time and may be several times per day. I believe that there is almost always a cause, whether it reflux gas or a phyical problem which if investigated properly can quiky be corrected. Consult with your pediatricin for help.

In brief: Colic
Colic is generally defined as fussiness of an infant for which there is no cure.
It is uncontrollable for 4-6 hours at a time and may be several times per day. I believe that there is almost always a cause, whether it reflux gas or a phyical problem which if investigated properly can quiky be corrected. Consult with your pediatricin for help.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Stephen Hefler
Pediatrics
In brief: Inconsolable crying
Normally, infants have a fussy period early evening 4 several hours in the first months.
Colic is inconsolable crying around the clock with legs pulled up, often passing gas. Not really understood; ? Immaturity of nervous or digestive systems or food sensitivities in breast-fed infants (e.g., milk, caffeine, onions, generally stops by 3 months. Treat by swaddling, rocking, baby's tummy on lap.

In brief: Inconsolable crying
Normally, infants have a fussy period early evening 4 several hours in the first months.
Colic is inconsolable crying around the clock with legs pulled up, often passing gas. Not really understood; ? Immaturity of nervous or digestive systems or food sensitivities in breast-fed infants (e.g., milk, caffeine, onions, generally stops by 3 months. Treat by swaddling, rocking, baby's tummy on lap.
Dr. Stephen Hefler
Dr. Stephen Hefler
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