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4 months old has constant breathing problems, no help with nasal drops or sprays. What could be wrong ?

Hi my son is 4months old and has been ill since he was born really.. He constantly is having problems breathing but the Doctors say its in his top of his nose not his chest so his tried nasal sprays and drops which none has worked..also he keeps getting really smelly palms which the Doctor says isn t a problem but his never had a baby smell to him like he should have like normal baby s do also he sweats a lot even tho I don t wrap him up his been loosing weight and stil ain t the weight he should be as he weighted 6lb 6oz at birth and now only weights 11lb 4oz Sumbody said he could have diabetis but it doesn t run in any mine or his dads family s plus I thought he was to young for that?? is there anything you think could be wrong with him or any suggestions??..Thanks..
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Madam your child is absolutely right on all the accounts.
Nasal blockage is a common problem.Please give the nasal drops 10 mins before feeds all throughout the day.
Sweating and smelly palms is a common problem.
He has a perfect weight.His weight has doubled in 4 months!!!
There is nothing wrong with him.
Only follow your doctors advice and don't listen to gossip.
Consult your doctor if the problem persists.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Himanshi Kashyap's  Response
If his pediatrician has mentioned that nothings wrong with the chest then probably this issue of nasal congestion should settle with time.Also in addition to using nasal drops use small baby nasa aspiration pumps to clean his choked nose.
Sweating a lot in the palms and body may be associated to hypocalcemia (less Calcium) or it could just be his skin type which make him sweat.Diabetes seems to quite unlikely to appear so early.Weight not gaining needs to be attended to let his pediatrician assess him whether its related to feeding issues,hypocalcemia or hypothyroidism.

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Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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