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what would cause different infections in a 5 week old? hes had 2 bladder infection and one of them was severe, he has a had a severe mouth infection and now has a skin infection on his neck...he has had more antibiotics in his 5 damn week then my other 2 kids put together..we have to check his kidneys to rule out possible problems with them not working which would cause the bladder infection his ped said...but as for everything else?? wtf, my baby cant get a break anywhere and its soo damn frustrating..im worried and we go to his ped every week for something new it seems...anyone else baby do this?

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eSnA2008

Asked by eSnA2008 at 5:33 PM on Sep. 29, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Is the mouth infection thrush? If it is it can be cause from the antibiotics

    Sorry your LO is having so many problems hope everything works out
    abellvalerie

    Answer by abellvalerie at 5:39 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • it looked like it but his ped said it wasnt that...it smelled sooooooo bad and ended up having blisters in his mouth after a few days
    eSnA2008

    Answer by eSnA2008 at 5:41 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • Poor thing, so did they find out what it was?
    abellvalerie

    Answer by abellvalerie at 5:49 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • no he was given more antibiotics for it but it finally cleared up
    eSnA2008

    Answer by eSnA2008 at 5:55 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • what about the skin what is that? Are they not giving you any answers
    abellvalerie

    Answer by abellvalerie at 6:14 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • idk she just said its a skin infection and she gave me a script, im to call her back first thing tomarrow to let her know how it looks then
    eSnA2008

    Answer by eSnA2008 at 6:26 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • I'd say that the bladder infections... he might have reflux back into the kidneys... have they looked into that?? Done ultra sounds and a VCUG.
    As far the mouth and neck infection... are they yeast infections? You can get yeast infections because of antibiotics... thrush in his mouth and his neck folds if he tends to be a spitty or messy baby when he drinks
    or he might have had a virus that caused mouth sores...
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 6:41 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • Are you keeping your home clean? Do you have a dog that licks the baby? other kids that touch the baby? These things and many more could be why your poor little one is so sick. I hope you figure out whats causing it.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 7:48 PM on Sep. 29, 2009

  • wow yes i i keep my home clean..he was born sick. i have other kids and yes they hug and kiss thier baby brother.as for a dog.hell no.eye rolling

    eSnA2008

    Answer by eSnA2008 at 5:37 PM on Sep. 30, 2009

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