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- Crying is usually a normal physiologic response to distress, discomfort, or unfulfilled needs.
- Crying is felt to be potentially pathologic if it is interpreted by caregivers as differing in quality and duration without apparent explanation and/or persists without consolability beyond a reasonable time (generally 1–2 hours).