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Why does my baby wheeze ?

My baby is 6 weeks old. he is a black male. 20 inches in height. 10 pounds. Lately I have noticed my baby has been wheezing and gasping for air. it will only last for 3 to 5 seconds. Its not at a particular time. During pregnantcy i smoked cigarettes routinely.
Asked On : Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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  User's Response
gone through your complain. what is the climate in your locataion. you baby has got more seem to got respiratory tract infection. please consult pedritician.
which your baby good health.
Answered: Fri, 29 Jul 2011
General Surgeon Dr. Muhammad Nabeel Khan's  Response
is there history of asthma in your or your husbands family? if yes then it might be ashthma too

or else if he has got cold, then could be pneumonia
Answered: Fri, 29 Jul 2011
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not related with smoking. baby may have problem of asthmatic attacks. get consulted immediately
Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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