A 54-year-old female asked:
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is a 7 month old babies soft spot on top of their head noticeable when their hair is wet?

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Dr. Alex Golden
21 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Anterior fontanelle: Should be easy to feel by gently touching with the soft part of the fingertips whether wet or dry. It usually closes at around a year of age, but the timing is quite variable.
Answered on Oct 13, 2018

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