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My Newborns Head Sweat When Sleeping
Arm Asleep?: Most of the time this is caused by simple pressure on the nerve that innervates the arm. Pressure on the nerve will reduce or stop the blood flow to the nerve, and the numbness, tingling and pain ensues. It will likely wake you us, you will roll off the arm, blood will be supplied to the nerve, and within a few minutes, the nerve will be functioning normally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible reasons why i sweat a lot when i sleep? It feels like i'm swimming in sweat when i wake up. Usually sleep on my back. Room temperature normal
Need more info: Could be a lot of things. Are you on any meds that could be causing this? Do you have low testosterone? Are you ill? How long has this been a problem? You should really discuss this with your doctor. I think you'll find they are interested in the same kind of information. ...Read more
Pretty common: Some babies sweat a lot on their heads and usually doesn't indicate any problem. Are there any other symptoms? Is the child eating well, growing normally, meeting developmental milestones? Ask your pediatrician to check the child and make sure no testing needs to be done, but again, it is usually not a cause for concern. ...Read more
HYPERHIDROSIS : HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a through evaluation. A full exam and labs especially TFTS and HA1C to evaluate for diabetes. If the workup is normal, there is a topical therapy called DRYSOL. Also Botox injections are very helpful and if that fails there are surgical options as well. ...Read more
4 month old baby started rolling on stomach in sleep and is sleeping more comfortably. Will he turn head to side? Sometimes hes face down in matress.
Two issues: First, I never worry about whether a baby shifts their position at night when they have the physical ability to role. Second, since SIDS is associated with belly sleeping, I don't put them down on their belly for the first year. Yes they can turn their head, and we belly slept babies up until 1992 when the back to sleep movement began. Since then we have seen a 40% decline in SIDS ...Read more
My 6yrs old son always complain that his head hurt when i wash his head in the shower, when i apply head cream or when i brush his hair.
Arm numbness: The feeling of falling asleep is like numbness. Sometimes this happens during sleep because there are no position changes. Movements of the arms tend to alleviate numbness sometimes. This is especially true in carpal tunnel syndrome. Although I cannot make a diagnosis based on the information I have so far, perhaps a doctor visit, more information, or nerve conduction testing would help. ...Read more
Couple of Things: It is unlikely at your age that you would have neurological or vascular issues causing your symptoms. My first thought would be to check a thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level, alongside an anemia panel and suggest that you ensure adequate hydration in the meantime. A primary care physician can obtain the above tests and discuss the results and further thoughts with you. ...Read more
Sandifer's: Sandifer's syndrome is a reaction to gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) and the gastrointestinal symptoms -- a burning sensation from the reflux of acidic contents of the stomach -- associated with neurological symptoms such as head positioning, arching, etc. It occurs in less than 1% of children with reflux. ...Read more
Circulation: This sounds like a problem with your circulation. Sometimes this can be purely related to being in the wrong position, sometimes this could represent a serious problem. You should get check by your doc. ...Read more
My baby is 9 wks old sleeps on back when will she stop jerking herself awake even when it's extremely quiet in the house?
Normal reflex: The startle or Moro reflex is active in infants for up to 4 months asleep and 3 months awake. If you can limit the environmental sounds or movements nearby, she should not do this as much. ...Read more
When I'm laying in bed at night and falling asleep, my shoulder will jerk and my body feels kind of weird like its vibrating, feet cramps sometimes.
Every night when I'm laying in bed my body starts to hurt. My wrist bother me and sometimes even my fingers. My feet even starts feeling stiff? Why?
When in bed, with my eyes closed yet still conscious, i feel my heart stops momentari and my body jumps up while shivering when trying to fall asleep.
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