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how rare is phlegmon in general and in babies?

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Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Common: Phlegmon is quite commonly seen in babies. Of course, it often appears concerning and worries parents, but it is not harmful and will often resolve spontanously.

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Do babies like being tickled? Obviously not for a long period of time... But in general?

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Babys and touch: Any form of touch is generally good and can help to solidify a bond. Just, as you suggest, don't overdue it. If the baby doesn't like it, however, hr or she will likely tell you!
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What age do babies generally get vaccinated?

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