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Child having sweaty hands. Does it indicate anything serious? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Doc
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
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User:My son is 4years old , i have query
User:his hands sweat a lot
User:does it indicate something?
Doctor:Does he have any other problem?
Doctor:Howw is his growth and activity?
User:Growth is fine,he is active.
Doctor:Is there any other significant medical history that he has?
Doctor:Does he faint often or is there any history of dizziness?
Doctor:Does he pass his urine normally?
User:Yes, but the frequency is slighty more
User:very slight
User:but no bed wets
Doctor:That should be fine.
Doctor:Seems like he is normal overall.
Doctor:Please wait and watch for another six months.
User:Should that be his diet , he lacks in calcium he does not have milk
Doctor:I do not think there is any major health concern.
Doctor:Lack of calcium does not cause any excessive sweating.
User:We havent given his Heptities B shot untill now
Doctor:Some children might have excessive sweating without any other problems.
Doctor:Have you given the shots after his birth, along with other vaccinations?
Doctor:Usually the doses are started with his first dose of DPT.
User:Yes, his other vaccination upto 3 years was fine some how we have missed this vaccination,how early hsould this be given - please provide clarity
Doctor:There is no particular time for Hepatitis B to be given.
Doctor:For being sure that it is given, the protocol was made such that, it is given in the early phase itself.
Doctor:Since it was never given, you can go ahead and start the vaccination as per schedule, after consulting with a Pediatrician.
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:Sure Doc.Thanks for our advise
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
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