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My baby is having difficulty breathing and his chest muscles are sucking in with each breath. Is he sick? Does he need to see a doctor?

4 doctors weighed in
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, yes, and immediately.

In brief: Yes

Yes, yes, and immediately.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

This is always a medical emergency. Call 911.

In brief: Yes

This is always a medical emergency. Call 911.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Make sure that a doctor sees your baby asap.

In brief: Yes

Make sure that a doctor sees your baby asap.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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