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Shortness of breath and Feeding less than usual

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that affects babies and young children under a year old.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze (noise on breathing out)
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Blocked nose

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bronchiolitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Epiglottitis

Epiglottitis is inflammation and swelling of the epiglottis.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Change of voice
  • Feeling irritable
  • Noisy breathing, on breathing in
  • Feeding less than usual

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Epiglottitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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