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Signs a newborn has phlegm

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Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

Hi doctor, My eight weeks old has suddenly taken into sucking her thumb n finger almost as often as possible when she is awake... i assumed its a sign of hunger but looks like its more to comfort herself ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diptanshu Das ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Yogesh D MD

I have an intermittent cough which produces small amounts of green phlegm. This has lasted 3 weeks after being diagnosed with a URI on 7/14 and receiving & taking antibiotics for 10 days. I have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Yogesh D ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ralph Chambers MD

I was in contact with a friend 8 days ago who thinks she has the mumps ... I had the mumps as a child ... am I a carrier to my newborn granddaughter and my other pregnant daughter ... I have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ralph Chambers ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rajiv K Khandelwal MD

weeks ago. Other than just prior to and during his bowel movements his is s happy baby. He has no signs ...My 3-month old son has been having sticky, stringy bowel movements that make him scream in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajiv K Khandelwal ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

i have an elderly grandmother who is coughting up phlem and is not eating but nurse said it not pnuemonia View answer

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Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

My newborn granddaughter is vomiting bile The ultrasound was normal. They re giving her meds and she has to stop vomiting for 24 hours before she can go home. Drs said it was due to the baby coming ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

I have a newborn that is 2 weeks old and has a running nose. The mucus is thick and yellowish-green. What should I do? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal MD

my father is 75 yrs old and has been in good health till about a year ago. He has had a hard time getting his breath and is spitting and coughing up clear bubbly phlem constantly. As far as we know he... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Rajmohan MD

Hi: Question: I just had a baby May 28th and he has an angioma on his stomach and was Jaundice when born. I also noticed that I have many of these angiomas should I be concerned about anything ... View answer

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Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY MD

My son is a new born and he has jundice. He is also g6pd. We went to hospital for phototherapy twice because 1st time it was 411 and after 36 hrs phototherapy came to 290 and they send us home ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ARUNESH UPADHYAY ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

This is a sign of infection. You need to show him / her to a doctor immediately.

Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. No. Milk of magnesia is not recommended for use in newborns. Laxatives are not to be used. I hope this information has been helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Rakhi Tayal. For...

Dr.  Naveen Kumar Nanjasetty MD

Hi Green phlegm is a sign of severe infection, hence, you will require oral antibiotics for the same. Regards