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Irritable infant

Irritable infant is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of irritable infant are otitis media, common cold, and chronic constipation. Other possible causes, such as diaper rash, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with irritable infant often receive blood culture, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder, influenzavirus antibody assay, other therapeutic ear procedures, proctoscopy and anorectal biopsy, other diagnostic radiology and related techniques and other respiratory therapy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with irritable infant include simethicone (degas), ampicillin, glycerin (fleet), cefotaxime, chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine, erythromycin / sulfisoxazole, nizatidine (axid), benzocaine topical, fluorescein ophthalmic, prilocaine (emla), malt soup extract (maltsupex), triple dye topical and glycerin topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for irritable infant include race/ethnicity = other, race/ethnicity = hispanic and age < 1 years. On the other hand, age 30-44 years, age 75+ years, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, age 15-29 years, and age 45-59 years almost never get irritable infant.

Age

< 1 years
30.7x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
0.0x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.8x
Hispanic
1.8x
White
0.8x
Other
1.7x
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