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Baby Head Sweats While Sleeping
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
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 daughter is 7 months and sweats from her head and neck while feeding and sleeping? What is the reason?
See answer: Many mothers report that their babies were "sweaters": after eating, while sleeping, during pooping, etc. Most often a normal variation just like in adults. Rarely a sign of some underling problem especially if baby otherwise is healthy with no other symptoms and well-baby checks are normal. Of course, important to make sure that the baby is not overdressed and too warm as the cause of his sweatng. ...Read more
I am having night time sweats when i working on the computer and sleeping. What can cause this. It causing me to be light headed and uncomfortable?
i have a daughter
my daughter sweats when breastfeeding or sleeping too
the main area that has a lot of sweat is behind the head of my daughter
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
My 2yo sweats excessively (head/back) after running around & when he falls asleep. His head is literally soaked. Any cause for concern?
Not necessarily: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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