Sore Throat in Baby- Symptoms, Home Remedies, Seeking Help

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Does your baby feel irritable during the night? You can notice this by their discomfort at the time of feeding and swallowing in combination with scratchy crying sounds. This can be due to a sore throat that your baby may be suffering from.

Scratchy or sore throats in babies are not always a medical emergency. But, it can still be troubling for some new parents. At first, what you need to do is take note of your baby’s symptoms and pay close attention to them.

You can talk with your baby’s pediatrician about the symptoms that your baby is having. This will enable them to determine these symptoms in case you have them bring them to the doctor or ensure that they get proper rest.

Symptoms of Sore Throat in Babies:-

  • Not able to feed
  • Throat redness
  • Swollen lymph glands
  • Fever
  • Restlessness and irritability
  • Bad breath
  • Symptoms of strep throat, including fever

What are some home remedies that can cure sore throat in babies?

  • Breastfeeding

Babies who have sore throats may experience pain. Breastfeeding can have some pain-relieving effects that can stop the baby from increasing irritation in their throat and crying. You can also feed them whenever they want to be fed.

  • Humidity

Parents will notice that their babies suffer from congestion when they have sore throats. Congestion makes them cough that causes irritation in their throat. Humidity can enable babies to get rid of this congestion. Moreover, it also helps ease some of their pain. For this, parents can give their children a hot shower.

Conclusion- Seeking Help:-

If your baby is having difficulty feeding or crying during the night, then it is better to get a consultation with Dr. Vikas Patil in Pune. He will be able to ch