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Toddler with hand always in mouth. Will he get a disease?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: They all do......

And that is why they have a higher frequency of illness.
Unfortunately the mouthing instinct they are born with that assures they will learn to feed is strong.It will be replaces by mouthing for non-nutritive self soothing. This only declines when they learn more interesting things to do with their hands.

In brief: They all do......

And that is why they have a higher frequency of illness.
Unfortunately the mouthing instinct they are born with that assures they will learn to feed is strong.It will be replaces by mouthing for non-nutritive self soothing. This only declines when they learn more interesting things to do with their hands.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hygiene.

Certainly at a higher risk.

In brief: Hygiene.

Certainly at a higher risk.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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