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495 Possible Causes for Grunting

  • Pneumonia

    Findings In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the presence of hypoxia and increased work of breathing (grunting, nasal flaring, and retractions) were associated with[doi.org] Features with the highest pooled positive likelihood ratios were respiratory rate higher than 50 breaths per min (1·90, 1·45-2·48), grunting (1·78, 1·10-2·88), chest indrawing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of moderate hypoxemia (oxygen saturation 96%; LR, 2.8 [95% CI, 2.1-3.6]; sensitivity, 64%; specificity, 77%) and increased work of breathing (grunting, flaring[doi.org]

  • Influenza

    Danger signs for babies and young children Call a doctor if your baby or child’s breathing is fast or noisy or if they are wheezing or grunting.[health.govt.nz]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    […] newborn baby, the symptoms typically develop within the first few hours or days of life and usually include: Problems breathing – either too fast or too slow - and sometimes 'grunting[netdoctor.co.uk] Symptoms that a newborn baby may have include: being floppy and unresponsive poor feeding grunting when breathing irritability an unusually high or low temperature unusually[hse.ie]

  • Appendicitis

    ., abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting) as well as their high prevalence of atypical symptoms such as diarrhea, grunting, or a limp.[web.archive.org]

  • Tics

    Tics that affect the muscles used to produce speech are known as vocal tics, and can range from grunts or whistles to the repetition of complete words or phrases.[medicinenet.com] A tic may take the form of sounds, such as clearing the throat and, less frequently, grunting noises.[additudemag.com] Randy made grunting noises that disrupted his class and led to teasing. He started to hate school and refused to go. He was always a little different.[additudemag.com]

  • Tourette Syndrome

    […] disorder of variable expression that is characterized by recurrent involuntary tics involving body movements (such as eye blinks or grimaces) and vocalizations (such as grunts[merriam-webster.com] These vocalizations include grunting, throat clearing, shouting and barking.[web.archive.org] It is not uncommon for a person to continuously clear the throat, cough, sniff, grunt, yelp, bark or shout.[ucdmc.ucdavis.edu]

  • Bronchiolitis

    Significant multivariable predictors and their odds ratios (ORs) were as follows: age (0.9), oxygen saturation (1.3), apnea (3.4), dehydration (3.2), nasal flaring and/or grunting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical exam, he has increased work of breath with nasal flaring, grunting, and intercostal retractions. He also has bilateral wheezes.[step2.medbullets.com] Signs of respiratory distress may include grunting, nasal flaring, indrawing, retractions or abdominal breathing.[doi.org]

  • Meningitis

    […] in babies and small children include: Fever, cold hands and feet Refusing food and vomiting Fretful, dislike being handled Drowsy, floppy, unresponsive Rapid breathing or grunting[mirror.co.uk]

  • PANDAS

    Tics can be uncontrollable movements, such as eye-blinking or shoulder-shrugging, or automatic noises such as throat clearing, grunting or saying certain words repeatedly.[adhd.com.au]

  • Asthma

    […] with exercise • Chest tightness (a young child may say that his chest “hurts” or “feels funny”) • Fatigue (your child may slow down or stop playing) • Problems feeding or grunting[aaaai.org]

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