Shortness of breath and Feeding less than usual

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that 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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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

More information on Bronchiolitis is available here.

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

More information on Epiglottitis is available here.

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