I have been to four different doctors, and they keep sending me home saying my 8-month-old has a viral infection he is constantly whining, needs to be held 24/7, can’t lie flat, coughing till he chokes, no wet diapers, no poop for five days, dehydrated from not being able to drink formula, won’t nap and runny nose. I have been sick for five days I gave him a glycerin suppository, prune juice, apple juice, Pedialyte, Advil, and tempra. I feel like there’s something wrong with him besides a viral infection does anyone have any ideas on what I might be I have another appointment with a different pediatrician and hospital tomorrow. Poor guy has no energy and won’t even smile.
I would take him to the emergency room ASAP
Has he been tested for RSV? Is he wheezing or anything?
Take him Children Health Care
I would keep going to the doctors until they do something for him
ER asap. That’s how RSV begins!
I would take him to children’s hospital er
My daughter just tested positive for bordetella pertussis, parainfluenza and pneumonia and there were exactly the same symptoms. The pediatrician sent us home saying is just something viral
He needs to go to the er and I wouldn’t stop until I get answers
Take him to a childrens hospital if you aren’t satisfied with the pediatrician answers.
They weren’t concerned about the no wets? How long has it been? They always ask that when I take my kids in and say they will IV them if it goes to many days
ER mama! Stand up for your baby!! I wouldn’t wait until tomorrow to bring him in! Be serious and be firm
They kept sending my little boy home saying he had something viral. He had the same symptoms and started running 104 fever. He had a chest x ray at one point and they didn’t see anything. After bringing him back for the 4th time they did another chest x ray and found out he had pneumonia. It was so bad that he ended up having to have a chest tube. He couldn’t sit up either and they said it was because of the pressure from the fluid on his lungs pushing on his stomach. I would definitely take him back and ask for a chest x ray.
Go to sick kids or any children’s hospital. Do not stop…Demand tests and answers and if ur not satisfied, keep pushing.
What does his cough sound like , if he sounds hoarse or sort of like a duck he could have croup my daughter had all the same symptoms and docs kept saying was just viral or a cold and it wasn’t to her to see an emergency out of hours doc and they said croup and gave her steroid medication and within a few hours I could see the difference in her defo go to a&e or keep going back if not any better
If he isn’t wetting diapers he needs to go to er if your have a local childrens hospital go there
If he’s so dehydrated he’s not peeing, go to the ER right away…
How long without a wet diaper & is the baby running a fever? If so how high? My pediatrician told us if we didn’t have at least one wet diaper in 8 hours to take the kids to the hospital.
I would go to a children’s hospital not a normal ER. Any time we went to a normal ER they sent us home. The children’s hospital actually took things seriously
Your baby hasn’t had a wet diaper in 5 days? That’s not good. You should take your baby to children’s hospital ASAP! Praying for your little one.
Trust you, energy doesn’t lie. ER until they found something.