Babies and children with silent reflux may have any number of signs of reflux. Frequent or recurrent vomiting frequent or persistent cough or wheezing refusing to eat or difficulty eating.
Breathing problems such as wheezing noisy breathing or pauses in breathing apnea gagging nasal congestion chronic coughing chronic respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and ear infections difficulty breathing your child may develop.
Signs of reflux baby. But when vomiting causes other problems or comes with other symptoms it may be due to acid reflux also called gastroesophageal reflux. Refusal to eat and difficulty eating or swallowing. Ask for an urgent gp appointment or call 111 if your baby.
Fussy behavior from reflux can occur all day rather than just at night. However forceful spit up may be a symptom of gerd. Babies with reflux may be irritable spit up or refuse to eat.
Spitting up is normal for infants. The most common symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children are. However if acid reflux is uncomfortable it can cause restlessness in your baby and difficulty sleeping at night.
Your infant may refuse to eat if they experience pain during. Recognizing acid reflux gerd in infants 1. Has sick that s green or yellow or has blood in it has blood in their poo has a swollen or tender tummy has a very high temperature or they feel hot or shivery keeps being sick and cannot keep fluid down has diarrhoea that lasts for over a.
If your baby spits up frequently after eating but doesn t seem bothered by it he probably has simple baby acid reflux and you just have to wait it out. Vomiting is only one sign of reflux. Baby reflux symptoms in mild cases there s really only one baby reflux symptom.
Parents may sometimes hear the baby reflux but see no evidence of it. In babies and young children typical signs include. The spit up that shows up all over their and your clothes typically after a feeding.
They arch their bodies during or after feedings or cry when placed on their backs especially if they just ate. Isn t gaining weight consistently spits up forcefully causing stomach contents to shoot out of his or her mouth projectile vomiting spits up green or yellow fluid spits up blood or a material that looks like coffee grounds refuses food has blood in his or her. However they may not vomit.
Most babies spit up sometimes even several times a day. Spitting up and vomiting. When babies are suffering from acid reflux they prefer to be held upright.
This can make it more difficult to diagnose. See your baby s doctor if your baby. But sometimes the most obvious symptoms don t show up this is known as silent reflux.