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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?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: It happens

A babies head is often about 20% of their body surface compared to 5% in adults.
When their body wants to release extra metabolic heat, it usually goes to the skin surface, and the head is an easy outlet. What you are finding is normal for a little kid.

In brief: It happens

A babies head is often about 20% of their body surface compared to 5% in adults.
When their body wants to release extra metabolic heat, it usually goes to the skin surface, and the head is an easy outlet. What you are finding is normal for a little kid.
Dr. James Ferguson
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