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Floppy baby: When a baby is unresponsive and has no muscle tone. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Floppy baby, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch),...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Floppy baby:
Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Muscle weakness (4300 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Infant health symptoms (2900 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)
Symptoms related to Floppy baby:
Muscle tone symptoms, Hypotonia, Newborn symptoms, Viral infection, Bacterial infection, Poor nutrition, Cerebral palsy, Poorly functioning placenta, Down's syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (2 causes), Prader-Willi syndrome, Myasthenia syndromes
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