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Is it normal for babies to sweat a lot?

Is it normal for babies to sweat a lot?

Yes: Due to neruvous system immaturity...But if your baby is younger than 6 months and there is the possibility that you may be overbundling her at bedtime now that the weather is chill -- overheating is a definite sids risk. Experts say the ideal room temperature should be between 68 and 72° f. In addition, using blankets, comforters, or quilts can impair your baby's ability to breathe. ...Read more

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Is it normal for babies to sweat?

Is it normal for babies to sweat?

Yes: Some babies sweat a lot more than others. Younger babies are often overdressed, so they work up a sweat during feedings. Young babies also can't kick their blankets off, so sometimes they sweat a lot during sleep. If a baby seems to change colors (turn bluish, dusky, or pale), has trouble breathing (breathing very fast when not doing much), or has other odd symptoms, a doctor should evaluate. ...Read more

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My infant 9 m old head most of the time sweats while sleeping in night. Is it normal? What r the possible reasons

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

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Can sweat&moist cause redness between big toes of a 9M baby? He swims every week. Also uses shoes a lot. Have you seen this on babies? Is it common?

Can sweat&moist cause redness between big toes of a 9M baby? He swims every week. Also uses shoes a lot. Have you seen this on babies? Is it common?

It happens: Generally a kid that age should avoid shoes. Many trap moisture and can lead to the equivalent of a diaper rash, especially between the toes. Rubbery soled socks are the only things I put on kids feet at that age. Any shoes you buy for show, should breathe well while on the feet. Patent leather or plastic are the worst offenders. ...Read more

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Why do babies sweat in nursing asleep?

Why do babies sweat in nursing asleep?

Baby sweats w feeds: Babies tend to sweat during a feeding if they are "working hard" to nurse. Some of these babies have an underlying heart problem. It is best to check with your infant's doctor asap for a full exam and weight check. ...Read more

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Why do babies sweat on there feet?

Why do babies sweat on there feet?

Everybody does: Everyone sweats on their feet. Sweat glands are in many parts of the body. Some people may sweat more than others, but everyone sweats!
babies typically have chubby feet and may be overdressed for the temperature. Keep him cool and lightly dressed when appropriate. Dress him in the same amount of clothing in which you feel comfortable. Don't use shoes when the baby isn't walking yet. ...Read more

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I had a baby 7 weeks ago and since having him I sweat a lot in my sleep when I wake up I feel like I've just gotten out of the bath. Is this normal?

I had a baby 7 weeks ago and since having him I sweat a lot in my sleep when I wake up I feel like I've just gotten out of the bath. Is this normal?

Hormonal imbalance: Night sweats are typically due to either estrogen or cortisol being imbalanced. Please tell your obstetrician or primary care doctor so they can work with you to figure this out and treat you appropriately. I wish you the very best. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My 7 month old baby sweats a lot when eating, crying, or sleeping. Otherwise, he seems all normal.?

My 7 month old baby sweats a lot when eating, crying, or sleeping. Otherwise, he seems all normal.?

Normal: Some babies and older children sweat more than others so this is not unusual. Nothing needs to be done. If you are concerned talk with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Check: Check his temperature in his bottom. If this is normal, make sure his environment is cool. Babies generally sweat to remove excess heat from their bodies. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 3 week-old baby to spit up a lot and sweats without a fever?

Is it normal for a 3 week-old baby to spit up a lot and sweats without a fever?

Yes: Infants can have mild reflux whereby their stomachs connot always accommodate the amount of breast/forumla inside their tummies. This is due to a weak muscle/sphincter & slower emptying. Smaller/shorter feeds offered more frequently and upright positioning may decrease this trend. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sweat a lot when you exercise?

Is it normal to sweat a lot when you exercise?

Sweating w exercise: As you exercise, your body heats up from the activity. In ordrer to keep the temprature constant in the core of your body, fluid, sweat, evaporates on the surface of your skin by robbing heat of the body to create the energy for the sweat to leave the body and evaporate. As you continue to exercise and get better in shape, the body needs to sweat less. ...Read more

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Why body of me sweat a lot from right side and left is normal?

Why body of me sweat a lot from right side and left is normal?

Unsure: Most of our bodies are not always symmetrical, so probably, there are more sweat glands on one side vs the other. ...Read more

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7 month olds baby sweat a lot during nursing?

7 month olds baby sweat a lot during nursing?

Not really!: It is actually alarming for md to learn your baby "sweats" during feeding... Feeding should be a delightful experience for babies! . ..In some heart condition, eating or nurisng alone "stresses" the heart causing tiring even sweating in babies! A visit to your peds will sort this problem out! Warm regards! Dr t. ...Read more

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Is it bad to put baby powder under the armpits if you sweat a lot?

Is it bad to put baby powder under the armpits if you sweat a lot?

No, it's not bad: It's possible there may be other powders that work better. One I usually recommend is called zeasorb. It also comes as zeasorb af, which contains an anti-yeast/anti-fungal component along with the absorbent powder. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the soles and palms of a baby seem to sweat a lot?

What does it mean when the soles and palms of a baby seem to sweat a lot?

Not Much: This is usually a normal varient. The only issue is that the skin there may become irritated. Drying and moisturizing prevent problems. ...Read more

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What to do when your child seems to sweat a lot, and no deodorant seems to work?

What to do when your child seems to sweat a lot, and no deodorant seems to work?

Depends: Excessive underarm sweating is from adrenaline. Overall sweating is due to excessive activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.Either way it is the control mechanisms in the lower brain that are "out of balance". Although this might be genetic, the commonest cause by far is "junk diet", particularly sugar. ...Read more

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The ac is set in my home @ 72 both my daughters (2&3) wear shirts n tshirt 2bed w just a sheet over them but sweat A LOT is this normal?

The ac is set in my home @ 72 both my daughters (2&3) wear shirts n tshirt 2bed w just a sheet over them but sweat A LOT is this normal?

Mgt: I would suggest checking their temperatures to ensure that they have no fever. Typically children wear one more layer than adults for any given temperature.

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I've noticed that I sweat a lot more than others do, and i'll sweat profusely especially after workouts, and even after showers. Is this normal?

I've noticed that I sweat a lot more than others do, and i'll sweat profusely especially after workouts, and even after showers. Is this normal?

Depends: If your sweating is at appropriate times e.g. After exercise, when you are in a hot or humid environment or overly dressed then yes this just could be "your normal". If you sweat without cause then it may not be normal particularly if the sweating is not seasonal or stress induced. A condition called focal hyperhidrosis deserves mention as well. If in doubt see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for amoxicillin 500mg to make me sweat a lot?

Likely unrelated: It is likely unrelated. Based on your brief story, it is likely that you just recover from having a fever that you sweat a lot. Amoxicillin is used to treat infection. By treating your infection, your fever improves and you sweat to cool your body temperature down. The medication itself does not cause you to sweat. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot, even when I walk. Is it normal?

Yes: Some people are heavier sweaters. Absorbent powder in morining and selective antiperspirant to worst areas can help. ...Read more

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I started Lexapro (escitalopram) yesterday for 10mg per day. And I sweat a lot and lose appetite. Is that normal?

I started Lexapro (escitalopram) yesterday for 10mg per day. And I sweat a lot and lose appetite. Is that normal?

Common side effects:: Nausea, dry mouth, trouble sleeping, constipation, tiredness, drowsiness, dizziness, and increased sweating may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly. Best regards. ...Read more

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My six months old baby cries a lot in the night and get sweats alot?

Sleeping Problems: Babies usually sleep 6 plus hour per night at 6 months. If the crying is new then it is possible that he is teething or something else is bothering him. If he has never slept well then more info is needed including where baby sleeps and whether he is breast fed at night. Sleeping problems are common but frustrating. See a good peds to discuss and to make sure baby has no physical reasons this. ...Read more

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My 3yo daughter sweats a lot when she sleeps. Is this normal?

My 3yo daughter sweats a lot when she sleeps. Is this normal?

Many reasons: It may be normal, but on the other hand, there are a variety of reasons ranging from a room that is to warm, the food that she eats or in the extreme have a cardiac problem. ...Read more