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Son crying in the night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i was wanting to know if my sons ascending testicle could be causing him pain.
User :   he doesn't sleep much, cries a lot, wont sit up for very long etc.
User :   he's 8 months old.
Doctor :   no that normally is a response to reflex
Doctor :   until 2-5 years sometimes
User :   but he's 8 months old, wouldn't the doctor have caught that?
Doctor :   that doesnt cause pain
User :   i know. But if he's got REFLUX wouldn't the doctor know?
Doctor :   of course the doctor will know
User :   are you automated? lol
Doctor :   but it is rare that it causes pain
Doctor :   no
User :   Okay, so his mommy still has him sleeping in bed with her all night, breastfeeding whenever he cries.
User :   could that effect his daily performance?
Doctor :   thats normal
Doctor :   it will not
User :   at 8 months old?!
Doctor :   no
User :   he's not sleeping through the night yet, and you tell me that is normal?
User :   are you even a real doctor?
User :   omg
Doctor :   there are so many other causes for a baby to cry
Doctor :   and of course the doc knows them
Doctor :   and 8 months old cry often
Doctor :   they wake up in night often
Doctor :   they are fed often on demand by crying

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