It is hard when your baby is sick. Common health problems in babies include colds, coughs, fevers, and vomiting. Babies also commonly have skin problems, like diaper rash or cradle cap.
Many of these problems are not serious. It is important to know how to help your sick baby, and to know the warning signs for more serious problems. Trust your intuition - if you are worried about your baby, call your health care provider right away.Source: MedlinePlus
The most common causes of symptoms of infants are teething syndrome, common cold, and otitis media. Other possible causes, such as nose disorder, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with symptoms of infants, 66% report having nasal congestion, 56% report having pulling at ears, and 56% report having fever.
Patients with symptoms of infants often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), influenzavirus antibody assay, rectal examination, prophylactic vaccinations and inoculations, referral to home health care service, corneal transplant and procedures on spleen .
|Complete physical skin exam performed (ML)|
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Influenzavirus antibody assay|
|Prophylactic vaccinations and inoculations||$24|
|Referral to home health care service|
|Procedures on spleen (Spleen operation)|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with symptoms of infants include pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine (prevnar), hepatitis b vaccine (obsolete), haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (obsolete), diphth/pertussis, acel/tetanus (obsolete), rotavirus vaccines (rotavirus vaccine), diphth/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio, mupirocin topical, guaifenesin / hydrocodone, simethicone (degas), pseudoephedrine (pcm-la), clotrimazole topical, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine and mecamylamine .
Groups of people at highest risk for symptoms of infants include race/ethnicity = other 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 symptoms of infants.