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What does it mean if my baby grunts when she breaths and her nostrils are flared?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Medical Emergency

Nasal flaring and grunting are signs of respiratory distress and should always be taken seriously.
Immediate medical attention is required.

In brief: Medical Emergency

Nasal flaring and grunting are signs of respiratory distress and should always be taken seriously.
Immediate medical attention is required.
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. John Boyle
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Medical Emergency

The combination of grunting and nasal flaring is a classic sign of a baby in distress.
We often reassure parents of babies who are "noisy" and are otherwise healthy that the sounds they are making are normal. However, in this case the child should be seen immediately.

In brief: Medical Emergency

The combination of grunting and nasal flaring is a classic sign of a baby in distress.
We often reassure parents of babies who are "noisy" and are otherwise healthy that the sounds they are making are normal. However, in this case the child should be seen immediately.
Dr. John Boyle
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