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Hello, my one-year old son is constantly sticking his hands in the back of his mouth. is it too early for him to be developing molars? one year old

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Common behavior. This is common in infants & toddlers. They often use taste & mouthing different textures as they explore the world. Be aware of dog food available to their cruising as they also eat that & bugs or anything else within reach. I do not assume that fingers in the mouth mean anything significant.

Answered Jan 21, 2020

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