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A child with 5 months with anterior fontanell seems to be closed please l need advice about that what can I do ?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Fontanelle closure

The anterior fontanelle is the last one to close.
Five months is early, assuming you are right. The best thing for you to do is to have your baby examined by your paedeatrician.

In brief: Fontanelle closure

The anterior fontanelle is the last one to close.
Five months is early, assuming you are right. The best thing for you to do is to have your baby examined by your paedeatrician.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends on variables

The size of this fontanel can vary from the size of a pea to a grapefruit or larger. What matters more is the growth of babies head.
If it is increasing at a normal rate month to month (charts are available) this is just a curiosity, if the head growth has slowed or the shape altered, it is time for your doc to do some tests.

In brief: Depends on variables

The size of this fontanel can vary from the size of a pea to a grapefruit or larger. What matters more is the growth of babies head.
If it is increasing at a normal rate month to month (charts are available) this is just a curiosity, if the head growth has slowed or the shape altered, it is time for your doc to do some tests.
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