If any behavior of the baby is not usual the new parents tend to get frightened anticipating the symptoms to be sick symptoms. There is often some mimicry of these symptoms of baby sickness to the older people. Judging the severity of the disease from the symptoms becomes all the more difficult for those parents who have the babies who are not able to express clearly their problems. But if the parent is not sure about what to do or how exactly to asses the symptoms, it is advisable that they must contact the pediatrician.
Mood changes if overnight generally points to a sickness. The child showing symptoms like crying and irritability may point to certain types of sickness that is the center of cause of the discomfort. Extensive fussy behavior may be a symptom of teething. Extreme lethargy may also be a symptom that indicates some sort of disease.
If the appetite of the baby is reduced more than the normal then it is sure sick symptoms. If this symptom is associated with the baby having fever then the pediatrician must be contacted as early as possible. This may be the cause of digestive disorder or diarrhea.
Body rash and fluid discharge from the nose or the eye is other sure sick symptoms. This may be the symptoms for the fifth disease or even roseola both of which cases the doctors need to be consulted at the early appearance of the symptoms. Therefore it is necessary for the parents to make correct analysis of the symptoms so that the infant can be taken to the doctor early.