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Is It Normal For Babies To Suck Their Feet
Yes: By 6 months baby has gained enough crude control of arms and legs to explore them by mouthing. Fingers (by 4-5 mo) and toes&feet (by 6months) are readily available teething objects. Any mouthing at this age is considered a simple self soothing or self play. As the child ages, their interest in tasteing objects(to program their brain) can be troublesome. Bugs on the floor are fair game. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hyperhydrosis: Hyperhidrosis is medical condition when person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest.When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population. Sometimes familial.Sometimes 2ndary to other conditions. See dr ...Read more
While walking on the beach i was holding my 5 month old baby i noticed his feet were slightly blue i rubbed them then it went back to normal?
Yes: Babies may have cool hands and feet for a variety of reasons. Most often, the baby may be under dressed, and by moving the warm blood from the extremities to the core (abdomen and chest), baby is conserving heat and energy. If your baby feels cool all over or is acting sick, consult your doctor right away. ...Read more
My 3m 3 wk old weighs 6.4 kgs, 64 CM long ( baby girl) my baby has bigger feet and looks the same size as an 8month old that visited. Is this normal?
Hi. Just want to ask is it normal to a 2 year old baby girl to have a smelly feet? What can I do to prevent it? Thanks!
My 5 month old baby has cold sweaty feet even during normal cold or hot day. Is this normal? Her body is normal temperature. since birth
Can be normal: In babies, the circulation to feet and hands can be different than other parts of the body, so it's possible for them to be cooler, even when the body temperature is normal. It's also common for babies to sweat a lot on their heads. Just keep her cool and comfortable, in the same amount of clothing you feel comfortable with. ...Read more
Is it normal for my 3 month old baby to have clammy palms and feet? Sometimes he sweats through his sleeper. He isn't overdressed.
Exessive sweating. : If your house is not too hot & this problem continues, consult your pediatrician. Good luck. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby feets n hands are most of the time become sweat n cold is it normal ? The room temp is normal
Cold feet: Yes cold hand and feet are normal. The normal circulation adjustments take a while to mature. Sometimes the arms and legs look mottled too. It will be worse in hot and cold temperatures. The Hans and feet maybe a dusky color too. If the duskiness is in the face that is not normal and a doctor visit is in order. ...Read more
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