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Can thumb sucking result in gum infection in infants ? How can it be stopped ?

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Thumb sucking: Thumb sucking is normal and it can not cause gum infection. Also, most infants out grow this so no need to try and stop it.
Answered on Nov 3, 2015

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