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Why 4 month old baby's right hand slightly looking fat than the left hand ?

My 4month old baby s right hand is slightly looking fat than the left hand. He will sleep on his right side almost.Why this so?
Asked On : Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
welcome to Health Care Magic forum,
he needs to be seen by a doctor only then can comment on if there is some problem or jto. its otherwise difficult to comment on what the problem might be. so please consult a doctor for the same.
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases Dr. Hema Yadav's  Response
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For a 4 mth baby its best to sleep on his back i.e. supine. But some babies prefer to sleep on their tummies or side no matter how much we direct them .Its a normal occurence and you need not worry for that.Unless grossly different, mild difference in body fat of the two hands is normal and wil be equal as they grow.It might depend on variable blood supply n usage..If you still feel concerned or find any more signs you should visit your pediatrician for a check up .hope I have answered your query.thanks
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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