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New born, consistently sick, is fussy and gets cold sweats after a bout of diarrhea. Normal?

My daughter is 7 weeks old and she has been sick off and on since she was born. She just went to her pedo last week because she had water like diarrhea . She stopped having the diarrhea, but she is still just as fussy. Today she slept most of the day, when she was awake she was very fussy apart from a few minutes of playfulness. and had 5 bowel movements and has had cold sweats. She is breast fed and has been eating okay today. What should i do? Are the cold sweats normal?
Asked On : Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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hi, in 7weeks getting sickn on and of is strange.
Is the baby on breast feeds?
If breast fed, passing yellow semisoft stools 4-5 times per day is normal.
cold sweats are not normal unless you are keeping the baby in very warm environment.please get the babybchecked again with this specific complaintto ruleboutbcardiac problems in baby.take care
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