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My 2yo sweats excessively (head/back) after running around & when he falls asleep. his head is literally soaked. any cause for concern?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

I would suggest a pulse oximetry, Blood Pressure measurement and cardiac evaluation by your PCP. Sometimes these symptoms are related to cardiac causes. A virtual appointment is also available.

Answered Apr 3, 2016

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

The head of a kid that age is a relatively large part of their body surface area and an easy portal to discard heat/sweat after running around. If the kid is robust, engaging in vigorous play,feeding well and growing normally I would have little concern.If he has only brief active periods followed by prolonged rest, I would want him evaluated.

Answered Apr 15, 2018

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