If your baby has colic, you may be concerned that a health condition is causing the excessive crying. Usually a baby with colic is not crying because of pain or physical discomfort. But it is important to be aware that health problems or injuries can cause a baby to cry excessively. And it is important to watch for related signs.
A baby who is in pain may:
Common infections in babies that may cause crying are:
A medical condition such as hydrocephalus can cause a baby to cry excessively.
Injuries that may cause crying and can be difficult to identify are:
Last Revised: May 10, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
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