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When baby is breathin hard what does that mean

My 6 month old has a "cold" so they say but i swear she is getting worse by the minute she has stuffy runny nose cough fever and now it seems like she is breathing really hard and fast.

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mom2jaymeenella

Asked by mom2jaymeenella at 10:15 PM on Mar. 29, 2010 in Health

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  • is her skin retracting into her ribs? she might need a breathing treatment. I would take her to the ER if she is having a hard time breathing
    rochellecole

    Answer by rochellecole at 10:18 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • it is under her ribs and we were at er today and they said she was fine
    mom2jaymeenella

    Answer by mom2jaymeenella at 10:28 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • I would take her back to the er. It could be croup or an upper respirtory (sp?) infection
    Jjoneslagrange

    Answer by Jjoneslagrange at 10:46 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Take her back to the ER and make sure you talk to an actual doctor. And let them know that you want treatments done, or you're not leaving. That doesn't sound good at all.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:51 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • take her back and tell them you want abuterol treatments
    rochellecole

    Answer by rochellecole at 11:01 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Be careful RSV is out there bad.It is baby phnemonia.If not treated it can cause asma.Sometimes we have to fight for what we think is right.Be persistant if you think this is something bad.Doctors sometimes need to be told what you want.
    seaturtle1

    Answer by seaturtle1 at 12:32 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

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