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Child has phobia of dirt, cannot stay barefeet

Hi Good Afternoon, I wonder if you can help me ... a dear friend of mine has a 2 year old girl who has been having a phobia for dirt for the past month ... that is she can t stay barefooted and feel the slightest particle underneath her feet that she freaks out & starts crying out load for her socks !! Any feedback please ?
Asked On : Fri, 15 Jun 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Do not worry about that.

That age group will have all sorts of phobias. Just ignore that.

If the problem persists please contact a psychiatrist.
Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Answered: Tue, 11 Jun 2013
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