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Fever in Infants

Does any of the following describe your baby?

  • He is having trouble breathing (fast or labored breathing, sucking in around the ribs).

  • He is making a high-pitched noise when he breathes in (especially if accompanied by excessive drooling).

  • He is making wheezy noises when he breathes.

  • He has a barky cough, or one that sounds like a seal.

  • He is having prolonged coughing spells lasting up to a minute, and sometimes looks pale or bluish after them.

Yes, one of those describes my baby.

No, none of those describe my baby.

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