Misdiagnosis of Infantile colic


About misdiagnosis: When checking for a misdiagnosis of Infantile colic or confirming a diagnosis of Infantile colic, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Infantile colic may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Infantile colic. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

Alternative diagnoses list for Infantile colic: For a diagnosis of Infantile colic, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Infantile colic:

  • Normal baby - even a baby without colic cries almost 3 hours daily at age 6 weeks.
  • Other minor causes of infant crying - such as cold, lonely, needing diaper change, etc. But these rarely lead to the repetitive patterns of crying.
  • Other serious medical conditions - a crying baby can have a serious problem in some cases.

Infantile colic as an alternative diagnosis: The other diseases for which Infantile colic is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Misdiagnosis cases for Infantile colic: No cases available yet.
Last revision: October 23, 2003

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