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Infant having congestion, difficulty in passing stools, low appetite, is fussy. Normal?

My 1 month old is very congested and fussy hes been like rhatt for about a week he has a hard time eating and sleeping my pediatrician said that was normal for him to b congested also he has a hard time pooping he crys and gets red pediatrician also said that was normal. I want to know is it all normal at this age or what can i do to help him
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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It seems to be like Infantile colic.
It does occur in healthy infants.
It peaks at one and half month of age and resolves itself in 3-4 months.
If its associated with following, you have to show to Pediatrician immediately:
Persistent moaning or weak crying
-High-pitched, shrill cry,Irritability,Lethargy
-Vomiting,Change in stool (constipation or diarrhea, especially with blood or mucous)
-Fussing during eating
-Abnormal temperature
-Poor weight gain.
You can give probiotics like sporolac half sachet mixed in water for 3days.
Answered: Mon, 18 Jun 2012
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