A 24-year-old male asked:
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my 4 month old spits up a lot and poops 4x a day. his temp is 98.2 f but his head feels hot. this started 4 days ago. formula fed. maybe teething?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Is this a change: A lot of 4mo spit a lot & many poop that often. Babies lose a lot of body heat from their head so a warm head isn't particularly worrisome.Having a normal temperature is good, but doesn't rule out the early stage of a new illness. If this is a change in your babies pattern it points to some form of stress & may take a little longer to show clear signs.
Answered on Sep 11, 2012
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Dr. Media Najafi
21 years experience Dentistry
Maybe not: Teeth start to erupt around 5 to 6 months. This sounds too early. Maybe consult a physician. With teething they usually act very fussy too.
Answered on Sep 8, 2016
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Dr. Ravi Ramachandran
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Fever by definition is temperature of 100.5 or more. Teething never causes fever. It is common for the head to feel hot even if the core body temp is normal.
Sep 11, 2012

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Yes: Some children get teeth very early. It is definitely possible.
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