Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
131 Doctors are Online

2 weeks old, sweating a lot, oily face, excessive salivation, coughing, breathless. Serious symptoms?

My baby girl is 2 weeks old. She sweats prefusley. Her head gets soaked and her hair gets matted. Her face gets greasy and her body is always hot to the touch. This occurs when breastfeeding , sleeping, holding, awake. She spits up constantly, about a tablespoon worth. She spits up a few times a day. She also coughs, sometimes weezes a little, and will breathe fast and then slow. Are these normal newborn characteristics, or should I be more concerned.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  164
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
How is her activity, feeding and urine output and her weight gain? If these are normal nothing to worry.
Reaspiratory variation is normal some times low in sleep and increased during alert and excited stage and it usually vary between 40 to 60 /minute.
But persistent high respiratory rate is abnormal.
Consult your Pediatrician to discuss these issues, for complete examination including cardiovascular and respiratory system to exclude any problem.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor