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Baby Sweats A Lot
My 6month old baby sweats a lot thus making her smell like an old one. She doesn't smell like a baby anymore. Can I use cologne?
Lotions: I find the most common reason for a sour smell in an infant is the application of various lotions. Sadly, these tend to be dust magnets & they tend to sour & lead to frequent bathing which drys the skin leading to more lotions etc.If this is not the case, i would discuss it with her doctor. Babies don't make bo & those that might need a metabolic workup. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 7 month old baby sweats a lot when eating, crying, or sleeping. Otherwise, he seems all normal.?
See pediatrician: See pediatric doctor for check up just to make sure there are n. ...Read more
I have a 6 month old baby boy he has a very hot head at times and sweats a lot. Is it normal to have a very hot head?
Probably ok: This is probably ok. It is summertime and hot in most areas of the US now. Be sure and dress him lightly, just a onsie. Check for temperature with a rectal thermometer, if it is over 99.4 undress him completely and recheck it. Sometimes babies just get a bit warm. Anything above 100.4 and you need to let your pediatrician know. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby boy has a very hot head and he sweats a lot. I checked with doctor he says its normal. But I m worried.is it normal?
6 weeks old with possible digestive problems hello I have a 6 week old baby and he has been vomiting every night and during the day as well he sweats a lot he is very gassy and and is very hard to burp sometimes he wont even burp at all his poop is a pea
Vomiting : Vomiting in a six week old infant needs to be evaluated by a doctor promptly. It could be something common such as gastroesophageal reflux disease or it could be something more serious such as pyloric stenosis (a 6 week old boy is the prime age and gender for this). Either way, you should call his doctor and have him seen as soon as possible. Once he has been examined, your doctor will be able to give appropriate suggestions on how to treat him. Good luck! ...Read more
Types of sweat: Different reasons for and types of sweating. The sweating exclusive to the groin and armpits reflects emotion: for instance anxiety and sexual arousal. The sweating that occurs away from these areas is more related to cooling the body, much the way a radiator cools a car. Generally more sweating in heavier individuals, because fat acts as an insulator for heat accumulated with exertion. ...Read more