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1,027 Possible Causes for Irritable Infant

  • Infantile Colic

    Rabbitt, Irritable Infant, Nelson Pediatric Symptom-Based Diagnosis, 10.1016/B978-0-323-39956-2.00026-1, (411-420.e2), (2018).[] All infants presenting with excessive infant crying between July 2007 and March 2008 were categorized into three subgroups, (A) infant colic, (B) irritable infant syndrome[]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Available from: A 6-day old infant was admitted to our hospital with seizures, irritability and poor feeding.[] […] with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis,[] Those who are symptomatic may present with the following: Apnoea Cyanosis Jitteriness Hypotonia Poor feeding Seizures Irritability High pitched cry Lethargy Management BSL[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    Since the disease affects the central nervous system, symptoms may include: Poor sucking ability Difficulty holding up the head Losing motor skills the infant had such as[] Evidences in infants: loss of head control and motor skills hypokinesia poor sucking ability loss of appetite vomiting irritability, continuous crying seizures tics and myoclonus[] […] grasping a rattle and shaking it Loss of appetite Vomiting Irritability Continuous crying Seizures As Leigh's disease becomes worse over time, the symptoms may include: Generalized[]

  • Fetal Malnutrition

    Health Econ. 2017 Oct;26(10):1264-1277. doi: 10.1002/hec.3397. Epub 2016 Aug 19. Author information 1 School of Economics, Singapore Management University, Singapore. 2 Department of Economics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. Abstract We report evidence of long-term adverse health impacts of fetal malnutrition[…][]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    […] is weaned from breast feeding acquired form due to nutritional zinc deficiency, e.g. in premature infants who receive prolonged parenteral alimentation Features: irritability[] In infants, additional symptoms comprise of failure to thrive, growth retardation and irritability.[] The acquired form is due to nutritional zinc deficiency, e.g. in premature infants who receive prolonged parenteral alimentation.[]

  • Hereditary Fructose Intolerance

    Symptoms list: Onset of symptoms after starting an infant on food or formula Poor feeding as a baby Irritability Increased or prolonged neonatal jaundice Vomiting Convulsions[] The signs in an infant include vomiting, poor feeding, difficulty eating fruits or high-sugar foods, sleepiness, convulsions, jaundice and irritability.[]

  • Secondary Malnutrition

    Abstract Previous studies of erythrocyte ion (potassium and sodium) transport during marasmus and kwashiorkor have indicated increased passive permeation to both ions in both syndromes, and increased Na,K pump activity in kwashiorkor and reduced activity in marasmus. Children with severe cerebral palsy (CP)[…][]

  • Short Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    Short chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency is a rare genetic disorder that causes impaired utilization of energy from fat through fatty acid oxidation. As a result, patients present at an early age with muscle weakness, failure to thrive, developmental delay, hypotonia, seizures, and metabolic acidosis. The[…][]

  • Acrodynia

    Abstract A superantigen or autoimmunity has been hypothesized to be the main cause of the Kawasaki's Disease but the etiology is unknown. Medical literature, epidemiological findings, and some case reports have suggested that mercury may play a pathogenic role. Several patients with Kawasaki's Disease have[…][]

  • Common Cold

    You can also dab a little petroleum jelly to the outside of your baby's nostrils to reduce any irritation.[] Infants and young children are more likely to develop higher temperatures. In infants there may be irritability, snuffles resulting in difficulty feeding, and diarrhoea.[] Give your baby infant acetaminophen to bring down his fever (DH 2009, NHS 2009b, NICE 2007) . You can also offer Ibuprofen if your baby is over six months.[]

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