It is important to recognize the symptoms of pain in your baby, this is because the baby is still not able to communicate and could not deliver on the elderly what is being perceived. By understanding the signs and symptoms of pain in children, you can immediately decide when to seek treatment. For being late to recognize the symptoms of serious illness can be fatal.
In addition, parents should also be able to distinguish between symptoms of diseases that harm and disease symptoms are mild. This is how tell which symptoms of a sick baby is light, and which ones are dangerous, so need to look out for.
Symptoms of pain in baby, whice are common
If your baby is sick, and shows one or more of the following symptoms, don't panic just yet. Parents should stay calm in the face of his illness. It's good to always consult with a doctor about your child's condition.
High feverWhen your baby is experiencing high fever, the parental instinct will want to immediately take him to the doctor. In fact, it is not always necessary. In fact, fever from a natural self-defense which indicates the body is currently fighting infection. That is, the function immune is running normally.
But beware of the baby's body temperature if the fever reaches 38 ° C, especially for babies under three months. Whereas, for infants aged 3-6 months need to be taken to the hospital if the temperature is over 39 degrees. Be careful also when the baby fever up and down too often. This may be the sign he had a bacterial infection or virus that is quite dangerous, such as pneumonia, urinary tract infections, ear infections, and meningitis.
When you use a thermometer, make sure the thermometer is mounted in the ass baby. If you are installing it in the armpits, make sure add a half-degree Celsius temperature to make it more accurate. Babies need to be taken to a doctor if the temperature is kept high for more than five days or other serious signs appear. You also need to bring to the doctor immediately if her body is hot but cold hand and foot instead.
For infants over the age of 6 months, immediately take it to the doctor if the fever failed to go down after you give paracetamol or ibuprofen. For the record, both of these drugs do not give unless the temperature over 38.3 degrees Celsius.
VomitingVomiting in infants is a fairly common condition occurs. A newborn will often vomit in the first weeks because he was still getting used to the food entry. Tears and excessive coughing can also trigger the gag reflex. Your child may also vomit due to satiety. Gag still faces if not followed by a fever and no blood or fluid in the vomit green bile. If your child throws up after he did not fret, could still play, and still want to eat, you do not need to worry.
But if the vomit is green then you have to be alert. This may indicate blockage in his intestines. In addition, also note whether the child suddenly limp and unresponsive after vomiting; pale skin and cool or not; do children still want to eat or instead turn it down; does his belly swelling; is he throwing up more than three times in 24 hours or last for more than three days and accompanied by a fever.
Immediately go to a doctor if the symptoms of a sick baby one-two appear above. Also if the baby is vomiting while exhibiting symptoms of dehydration, such as dry mouth, wailing cry but no tears and no urinating as often as usually
SeizuresSeizures in infants are generally different from what is commonly experienced by adults. Seizures in infants usually preceded or accompanied by a fever, so-called spasms a fever (step). Fever seizures often occur in about 2-4% of children from 6 months to 5 years. The symptoms that arise when the spasms a fever among others is the stiffness of the muscles, the whole body quivering, eyes flashing empty, or does not respond when their name is called.
The cause of the seizure is high fever due to inflammation or infection. There are children that seizures when body temperature 38 degrees C, but there is a new child seizures when temperatures are above 40 degrees c. Suspected genetic factors also play a role in the genesis of seizures fever, especially if there is a history of epilepsy in families.
To overcome the child's seizures, do not insert any objects into the mouth. Do not also forced open his mouth. Don't give a cup of coffee. Do not hold your child's hand or foot forcibly when seizures, because it may cause fractures.
Take it to the doctor as soon as possible to find out what the cause is. Measure the temperature of the child at the moment of seizure, observe how long the seizure and what happens when a seizure, because this information is very useful for your child's doctor.