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Infant symptoms

Infant symptoms: Introduction

Infants may exhibit a variety of symptoms due to medical conditions. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about any infant symptom. Professional advice about any symptoms is particular important for infants, because they are often unable to communicate exactly what is wrong.

Very common is a crying infant, which may be due to various simple reasons (e.g. hungry, thirsty, tired, lonely, etc.), or can indicate various medical conditions. For delayed or poor growth see growth symptoms and poor growth; loss of weight or delayed growth in an infant or child may be termed failure to thrive. Feeding problems may also indicate various conditions; see poor feeding. For other developmental delays (physical or mental), see developmental problems. Note that infants may also exhibit almost any symptoms, not just those mentioned, just as an adult can have any of numerous possible symptoms....more »

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Infant symptoms

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Stories from Users for Infant symptoms

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Message Boards for Infant symptoms

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Infant symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Infant symptoms

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Infant symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Infant symptoms

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...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 diagnosed with fatal effect)...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth, but not necessarily a...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple...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...read more »

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Infant symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Infant symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Infant symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Infant symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Infant symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Infant symptoms. Of the 2900 causes of Infant symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 12 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 18 causes are "common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 19 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 34 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2836 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Infant symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Infant symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Infant symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Infant symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Infant symptoms Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Infant symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Infant symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Infant symptoms:

    Subtypes of Infant symptoms:

    Developmental problems (4007 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Learning disabilities (435 causes), Crying infant (64 causes), Infantile spasms (15 causes), Floppy baby (33 causes), Fontanel bulging (1 cause), Delay in Talking (22 causes), Poor feeding (265 causes), Regurgitation in infants and children (7 causes), Sudden infant death syndrome (5 causes), Neonatal jaundice (65 causes), Neonatal mortality (63 causes), Tallness (22 causes), Poor growth (2366 causes), Short stature (1396 causes), Pituitary gland suppression (1 cause), Cat's cry, Lacrimation (29 causes), Premature Breast Development (10 causes), Learning disability (397 causes), Writing symptoms (35 causes), School problems (520 causes), Language problems (122 causes), Reading symptoms (73 causes), Abdominal mass in newborns (40 causes), Acute expiratory wheeze in infants (3 causes), Anemia in newborn (11 causes), Anterior fontanelle bulging (12 causes), Apnea in infants (18 causes), Apnea in premature infants (19 causes), Ascites in newborn (7 causes), Ascites in newborns (19 causes), Bone swelling in children (birth -- 5 years old) (9 causes), Bulging fontanel in children (10 causes), Bulging fontanelle (22 causes), Bulging soft spots on a baby's head (2 causes), Changes in infant behaviour (21 causes), Chronic expiratory wheeze in infants (14 causes), Congenital hearing loss in children (26 causes), Congenital penile anomalies (10 causes), Congenitally missing teeth in children (19 causes), Constant acute airway obstruction in newborn (4 causes), Constipation in infants (first 6 months) (15 causes), Crying in infants (under 4 months) (20 causes), Cyanosis in infant (24 causes), Cyanotic newborn (16 causes), Decreased appetite and poor growth in infants (16 causes), Enlarged anterior fontanelle in infants (25 causes), Exophthalmos in early childhood (up to 1 year) (13 causes), Exophthalmos in newborns (9 causes), Expiratory wheeze in infants (16 causes), Facial paralysis in newborns (7 causes), Fontanelle bulging (6 causes), Fontanelle depression (5 causes), Glottic airway obstruction in newborns (3 causes), Gradual onset of heart failure due to congenital heart disease (5 causes), Hemoptysis in newborns (27 causes), Hemoptysis in the newborn (7 causes), High birth weight in infants (9 causes), Hypertension in children under one year (7 causes), Hypocalcemia in newborns (day 1-2 weeks) (1 cause), Hypocalcemia in newborns (day 1-2) (4 causes), Infant feeding problems (81 causes), Infantile purpura (14 causes), Intermittent glottic airway obstruction in newborns (3 causes), Intermittent seizures in newborns (16 causes), Jaundice in infants (29 causes), Large anterior fontanel (21 causes), Large fontanel (27 causes), Large fontanel in children (13 causes), Large fontanelle (21 causes), Leaking nipples in infants (1 cause), Limp muscles in infant (41 causes), Low birth weight in infants (27 causes), Natal teeth in newborns (16 causes), Neonatal hypertension (6 causes), Neonatal meningitis (6 causes), Nose and nasopharyngeal airway obstruction in newborns (7 causes), Oral cysts in newborn (5 causes), Oral lesions at birth in infants (9 causes), Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in newborns (7 causes), Ortolani's sign (1 cause), Pallor in newborns (18 causes), Poor infant feeding (23 causes), Purpura in infants (15 causes), Rashes in newborn (10 causes), Respiratory distress in infants (29 causes), Respiratory distress in the newborn (11 causes), Secretions into the neonates (6 causes), Seizures in infants and early childhood (26 causes), Seizures in newborns (23 causes), Small baby (267 causes), Small fontanel in children (4 causes), Stiff neck in infants (3 causes), Stridor in infants (7 causes), Stridor in newborns (18 causes), Subglottic airway obstruction in newborns (2 causes), Sudden intermittent neonatal seizures (18 causes), Sudden onset of abdominal mass in newborn (15 causes), Sudden onset of hemoptysis in newborn (7 causes), Sudden onset of neonatal seizures (11 causes), Sudden onset of seizures in the newborn (15 causes), Sudden onset of stridor in the newborn (10 causes), Sunken fontanel in children (4 causes), Sunken fontanelle in children (7 causes), Sunken soft spots on a baby's head (7 causes), Congenital heart disease (68 causes), Supraglottic airway obstruction in newborns (4 causes), Tracheobronchial airway obstruction in newborns (5 causes), Unequal leg length in infant (16 causes), Vesicular rashes in newborn (13 causes), Vesicular rashes in newborns (7 causes), Vomiting in infants (55 causes), Vomiting in newborns (38 causes), Wheezing in infants (29 causes), Yellow-green vomit in newborn (10 causes), Birth prematurity (13 causes), Congenital myopathies (5 causes), Congenital rubella syndrome (1 cause), Constant respiratory distress in the newborn (16 causes), Sudden onset of stiff neck in the newborn (3 causes), Gradual onset of respiratory distress in the newborn (13 causes), Hypocalcemia in neonates (4 causes), Neonatal health symptoms (13 causes), Sudden onset of anemia in the newborn (6 causes), Sudden onset of respiratory distress in the newborn (9 causes), Sudden onset of convulsions in newborn (12 causes), Sudden onset of apnea in premature infants (12 causes), acromegaly (15 causes), slowed growth (6 causes), Growth suppression (4 causes), failure to thrive (955 causes), Dwarfism (119 causes), Underdeveloped cerebellum (51 causes), alcohol intoxication (11 causes), social problems (126 causes), Gigantism (13 causes), Social withdrawal (52 causes), Bone growth suppression (5 causes), Psychomotor retardation (193 causes), Decreased hair growth (38 causes), Undescended testicle (29 causes), Underdeveloped ovaries (14 causes), Developmental delay in children (28 causes), Decreased appetite and poor growth in children (24 causes), Growth deficiency in children (19 causes), Underdeveloped lungs (74 causes), Growth failure in children (8 causes), Delayed puberty (266 causes), Excess growth hormone (3 causes), Underdeveloped kidney (59 causes), Delayed bone age (78 causes), Underdeveloped or absent radius in children (7 causes), Delayed talking in children (23 causes), Tall stature in children (27 causes), Poor growth in children (56 causes), Tooth eruption delayed (14 causes), Delayed tooth eruption (60 causes), Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (4 causes), Hypersecretion of growth hormone (2 causes), Short trunk (32 causes), Underdeveloped uterus (19 causes), mental dullness (6 causes), Increased head circumference (14 causes), Pubertal delay in children (59 causes), Underdeveloped midface (118 causes), Poor language development in children (10 causes), Motormental retardation in children (32 causes), Alcohol use (19 causes), Underdeveloped fallopian tubes (12 causes), Mental retardation (2098 causes), low birth weight (199 causes), Delayed sexual development (39 causes), Excessive height in children (12 causes), Hulking appearance (4 causes), Late start of menstruation (34 causes), Underdeveloped scrotum (38 causes), Delayed eruption of teeth (9 causes), Sudden onset of slowed intellectual activity (13 causes), Slowed intellectual activity (28 causes), Acalculia (6 causes), Underdeveloped thumb (37 causes), Delayed teeth eruption in children (27 causes), Gradual onset of slowed intellectual activity (7 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Infant symptoms:

    Child health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Infant symptoms:

    Crying infant (64 causes), Breastfeeding symptoms, Child symptoms, Developmental problems (4007 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Learning disabilities (435 causes), Infantile spasms (15 causes), Floppy baby (33 causes), Fontanel bulging (1 cause), Delay in Talking (22 causes), Poor feeding (265 causes), Regurgitation in infants and children (7 causes), Sudden infant death syndrome (5 causes)

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