Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
Infants may exhibit a variety of symptoms due to medical conditions.
Always seek prompt professional medical advice about any infant symptom.
Professional advice about any symptoms is particular important for infants,
because they are often unable to communicate exactly what is wrong.
Very common is a crying infant, which may be due to various simple reasons
(e.g. hungry, thirsty, tired, lonely, etc.), or can indicate various medical conditions.
For delayed or poor growth see growth symptoms and poor growth;
loss of weight or delayed growth in an infant or child may be termed failure to thrive.
Feeding problems may also indicate various conditions; see poor feeding.
For other developmental delays (physical or mental), see developmental problems.
Note that infants may also exhibit almost any symptoms, not just those mentioned,
just as an adult
can have any of numerous possible symptoms.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Infant symptoms:
... nonverbal communication problems, No gesturing by 12 months, verbal communication problems, No babbling by 12 months, lack of imaginative play, lack stranger anxiety, No two-word phrases by 24 months, lack separation anxiety, delayed development, No single words by 16 months, Loss of language skills already acquired
... floppy baby
Conditions listing complications: Infant symptoms:
The following list of conditions
have 'Infant symptoms' or similar
listed as a complication in our database.
The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear,
and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant.
This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete.
Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause
of any symptom.