5 signs to understand your baby’s condition
1. Physiological sweating in children: Hyperhidrosis is common in hot weather, excessively high room temperature, excessive clothing, covers, etc., and sweating or sweating on the forehead when eating or breastfeeding are normal.
And children have strong metabolism, lively and active, sweating more than adults.
Pathological sweating often occurs in children when they are quiet or sleeping, such as: when lying or sleeping, they may sweat or sweat more.
In addition to hyperhidrosis, pathological hyperhidrosis is often accompanied by other disease symptoms, such as nutritional and infectious diseases.
Frail children are hyperactive during the day and often sweat after falling asleep at night, but sweat gradually subsides after deep sleep. Children with rickets and malnutrition are more common in this type of hyperhidrosis; fasting hyperhidrosis should be alert to low blood sugar.
Expert tips: Give your child a regular bath and change underwear and bedding to ensure the cleanliness of the skin, especially the skin folds such as the groin and armpits.
Mothers should feed more water while breastfeeding. Older children should pay attention to drinking more water and eating more fruits and vegetables.
The room temperature should be appropriate to prevent it from being too cold or overheating.
2. Children whose appetite changes are healthy can eat on time and eat more stably.
If you find a decrease in appetite, sudden increase in appetite, or refusal to eat, it is often a precursor to your baby’s illness.
Such as: peptic ulcer, chronic enteritis, tuberculosis, low liver function, parasitic disease, ascariasis, hookworm disease, etc. may cause loss of appetite; zinc deficiency, vitamin A or D poisoning may also cause low appetite.
The change in appetite of a sick baby is not only reflected in poor appetite. Some diseases will increase appetite. The most typical is child diabetes. Drinking more food, eating less, or even eating a lot, the weight does not rise instead.
Expert Tips: For poor appetite caused by poor eating habits, parents should never use coaxing, scolding to force their children to eat.
3, poor sleep and sick babies usually do not sleep well at night, such as: less sleep, easy to wake up, sleep uneasy and so on.
A variety of pains, such as toothache, headache and neuralgia, can make your baby sleep poorly at night, itching, gastrointestinal diseases or respiratory diseases can also make your baby wake up from sleep at night.
Irritability before bedtime, kicking the quilt during sleep, redness after waking up, and shortness of breath may be fever; babies with rickets often cry in sleep, sweating a lot after waking up, and are often prone to anger;Chewing and bruising may be excessive excitement or bedworm infection before bedtime.
Expert Tip: Check the quilt and diaper, if there are no abnormalities, it may be a rash, fever or cough.
4, emotional abnormalities from emotional changes can also cure whether the baby is likely to be sick, healthy babies are satisfied in his needs, full of energy, eyes are divine, not crying and noisy, and easy to adapt to the environment, but sick children often have abnormal emotions.
Babies often have irritability, fever, redness, and dry lips; while their eyes are dull, their eyes look straight, and fists in both hands are often a sign of convulsions; weak or crying sounds often indicate serious illness.
In addition to the above obvious signs, your baby may also show signs of weakness, irritability, or irritability.
Parents should observe carefully, find out in time, and see a doctor in time.
Expert Tips: For the emotional response of a baby due to illness, parents must not scold him, but should understand, but also take care of him.
Because disease and emotion can affect each other, the baby’s illness causes his mood to change, and the bad mood will aggravate the illness.
5, abnormal bowel movements abnormal bowel movements are also a symptom of the baby’s illness, constipation and diarrhea both indicate a baby’s physical discomfort.
95% of constipation is a functional cause, which is not an abnormality of the body itself. Usually, giving your baby more vegetables or other high fiber foods can solve this problem.
At the same time, children should be encouraged to be more active, strengthen the muscle strength of the muscles involved in defecation, and develop the habit of regular defecation every day.
However, if constipation occurs in the newborn, it is best to find a pediatrician to rule out abnormalities in the body.
Pathological diarrhea can be analyzed from the nature of the stool. For example, the stool of the intestinal inflammation is often watery or egg soup, while the stool of viral enteritis is mostly white rice soup or egg yellow diluted water.
Expert tips: diarrhea babies should control their food intake and brakes to give them a reasonable rest.
And breastfeeding children should eat less greasy foods to avoid indigestion and increase diarrhea.
At the same time, wash the baby’s chest with warm water after each stool, dry it with a towel, and apply some talcum powder.