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9 Month Old Baby Is Holding Her Head
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
My 9 month old baby will not sleep or be put down. He's had a cold for 10 days but now he's just holding his head and crying. What could be wrong?
My 9 month old baby is very crank his fists and head r warm.And the rest of his body os cool he kept crying the whole night. What could be the reason?
See eye MD: The baby needs to be evaluated by a pediatric ophthamologist ASAP. It is important to find out exactly what changed the color of the sclerae. ...Read more
I spilled my cayenne pepper/lemon water and my nine month old baby got some in his mouth. I'm concerned as he keeps coughing. Should i worry or should I take him to the er
Coughing : Push fluids to get rid of the swallowed substances. ...Read more
Nasal saline: Nasal saline is to me the best single agent if the rx of a stuffy nose. Using liberal amounts you can accomplish 2 goals. Thinning the thickened secretions & washing irritants like dust, smoke particles & pollen away. It also helps to evaluate babies exposures & avoid irritants.Perfumes, dust, cooking & cleaning fumes, scented laundry soaps etc all can prolong a babies stuffiness. ...Read more
No: Unless your baby accidentally fed her nose with the banana. Intolerance or allergy to a banana is rare. It is possible that your baby may just starting with a cold. ...Read more
Duct not patent : Hi Dorothy. Your 9 month old is healthy but like many other kids that come to see ophthalmologists he has a lacrimal duct that is not patent. Usually hand massage and antiobiotic ointment helps open the distal end of this duct that connects the eye to our nose. So surgery is only recommended after child is one years old. Please visit with an Eye MD for specific instruction and complete exam. ...Read more
My 9 month old baby has stuffy nose and phlegm, what is good to give him or make to get rid of the phlegm.?
Stuffy nose: In infants, the use of saline nasal spray and suction of mucus when it loosens is one treatment; also a vaporizor for the steam or sitting in the bathroom running hot water in shower to make steam will help loosen the mucus for suctioning with the white or blue nasal/ear bulbs they sell over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?
Yes: Certainly if the rashy area had a unique exposure where the clothing protected the torso. ...Read more