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Shortness of breath and Feeding less than usual

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: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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