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13 Month Old Head Sweats During Sleep
My infant 9 m old head most of the time sweats while sleeping in night.is it normal?what r the possible reasons
Sweaty infant: Many babies are over bundled due to fear of the child getting cold. This can cause overheating and increase the risk of SIDS. Your infant should wear the same amount of clothes as you. Monitor baby carefully for blue and cold fingers and toes. Don't use too many blankets. Here's a good hand-out: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/nov2010/nichd-02.htm (If that doesn't solve it, see your pediatrician). ...Read more
3 weeks old, sweats a lot during sleep only, wears only a diaper at home, kicks light blanket off since week 1, only sleeps with receiving blanket.
See Doctor Your Now: Sweating is the body's only mechanism for thermoregulation. Over-bundling is a common cause & some babies like adults just sweat more. However a 3 wk old who "sweats a lot", wears only a diaper does require a thorough evaluation. Serious medical disorders can present with sweating at this age: congenital heart defects, tumors (neuroblastoma), & more. See your child's doctor now for assessment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. There are also medical canditions that can cause this condition like: thyroid disease, heart disease, medications, lung disease and others. ...Read more
My 9 month old baby's neck & nape sweats while sleeping even in airconditioning. She's an active & healthy child otherwise. What could be wrong?
Room to hot: It may be warm in her bedroom where she sleeps, or she could be overdressed. With her pajamas. Certain foods may also cause her to perspire. ...Read more
My 18 months old sweats when sleeping (mostly his head) even though I keep the room cool. My older child never had this issue. Is this normal?
Yes: It is typical of an imbalance in the autonomic (automatic) nervous system. By far the commonest cause is the nature of diet, particularly sugar in all its different forms. Sweating like this is typical of dysautonomia. Go to my blog entitled "oxygen, the spark of life" it explains why dysautonomia is so common. ...Read more
My 3yr old son had a PDA a closure and has a diagnosed coronary fisula which is being monitored. His head sweats a lot when sleeping.How can I help?
See below: There are lots of causes for sweating and cardiac disease is one cause. However the lesions you mention should not be causing this. I would make sure no obvious causes like room to warm, over dressed or too many blankets. If not the case you should discuss with the pediatrician to address other causes for the sweating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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