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833 Possible Causes for Poor Feeding in Infants

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  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Poor feeding (in infants) Unintentional weight loss Excessive sweating Clammy skin Muscle pain or joint stiffness Who is at risk for acute gastroenteritis? Anyone.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Newborns: fever or hypothermia (low temperature), poor feeding, jaundice Infants: vomiting, diarrhea , fever, poor feeding, not thriving Children: irritability, eating poorly[] Newborns and infants may develop fever or hypothermia, poor feeding, jaundice, vomiting, and diarrhea.[] Fairly high fever (higher than 101 F) Shaking chills Nausea Vomiting Flank pain: pain in the back or side, usually on only one side at about waist level In newborns, infants[]

  • Bilirubin Encephalopathy

    By the third day of life the infant developed fever, poor feeding and severe jaundice.[] Classic kernicterus (mature infants): Acute bilirubin encephalopathy (first week of life): decreased alerteness, hypotonia, poor feeding.[] Kernicterus is characterized by poor feeding in the first year. A high-pitched cry is another characteristic of kernicterus.[]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Available from: A 6-day old infant was admitted to our hospital with seizures, irritability and poor feeding.[] […] of a diabetic mother (IDM including gestational, Type 1 or 2 diabetes), preterm (35 or 36 weeks), small (birth weight 4500g) or other reasons including poor feeding.[] feeding, cyanosis, temperature instability, and coma.[]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    […] weight gain •small stature Works Cited Familial Dysautonomia Signs of FD can be found in infants Early signs and symptoms include poor muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties[] Problems related to this disorder first appear in infants who show poor muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties, poor growth, lack of tears, frequent lung infections[] Early signs and symptoms include poor muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties, poor growth, lack of tears, frequent lung infections, and difficulty maintaining body[]

  • Endocardial Cushion Defect

    In severe cases, patients have a history of poor feeding, chronic upper respiratory tract infections, pneumonia, and poor growth.[] Patients with a complete defect develop CHF in infancy, with frequent respiratory infections and poor weight gain. An infant may be relatively asymptomatic.[]

  • Short Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    […] diagnosed with SCADD have symptoms that can include hypoglycemia, lack of energy, vomiting, poor feeding, seizures, poor muscle tone, developmental delays and failure to[] Affected infants may have difficulty feeding and fail to grow at the expected rate. Some show poor muscle tone, seizures, and small head size.[] Next day, the infant was seen by a primary care physician and found to have poor weight gain and poor feeding since birth (13% weight loss since birth) and lethargy.[]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    Introduction & basic Clinical approach Management Conclusion 3. 11 D old , bottle-feeding infant parents c/o his poor appetite for 24 hrs ,, BP 82/52,PR 150,temp. 36.2 ,,[] […] drug-exposed infant, even if born at term?[] […] of diabetic mothers Maternal tobacco use Delayed umbilical cord clamping Clinical features Respiratory distress , cyanosis , apnea Poor feeding , vomiting Hypoglycemia Ruddiness[]

  • Duodenal Atresia

    When to call the doctor Frequent or constant vomiting, unsuccessful feeding, and poor weight gain should be reported to the pediatrician as soon as noted.[] If an infant in the first few weeks of life pulls the knees up and intermittently cries in pain along with frequent vomiting, the pediatrician should be consulted immediately[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Other symptoms include: Abdominal pain or cramping Nausea Vomiting Fever Poor feeding (in infants) Unintentional weight loss (may be a sign of dehydration) Excessive sweating[]

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