Q&A: What Are Some Ways I Can Spot Flu Symptoms in My Baby?

Save article
Updated
Mar 2017
Hero Image

Sometimes it’s hard to differentiate flu symptoms from cold symptoms, as flu symptoms include fever, upper-respiratory issues (runny nose, cough, sneezing) and general aches. So if your child doesn’t look well to you, has had a fever for a few days, isn’t drinking, is lethargic or has worsening symptoms, contact your pediatrician.

Expert : Alanna Levine, MD, pediatrician and parenting expert ( AlannaLevineMD.com)

Related Video
Save article

How to Treat a Baby Fever

Lambeth Hochwald
Contributing Writer

5 Baby Fever Myths—Debunked

Cassie Kreitner
Senior Editor

The Heat Is on: Find the Best Baby Thermometer

Amrita Nandagopal
Contributing Writer

Tonsillitis in Babies and Toddlers

Jennifer L.W. Fink
Registered Nurse

Ear Problems in Babies

Anita Chandra-Puri, MD
Pediatrician

Ringworm in Babies

Jennifer L.W. Fink
Registered Nurse

Lyme Disease in Children: How to Protect Kids Against Ticks

Dina DiMaggio, MD, and Anthony F. Porto, MD, MPH

The Stomach Bug: Doctors Weigh in on What It Is and How to Treat It

Dina DiMaggio, MD, and Anthony F. Porto, MD, MPH

How to Spot Fifth Disease in Babies and Big Kids

Celia Shatzman
Contributing Writer

Teacher’s Science Project Grossly Shows Importance of Washing Hands

Nehal Aggarwal
Associate Editor
Published
12/18/2019
Article removed.