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Toddler has head sweating all the time. Is this related to any health problem? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:Hi Doctor, Good Morning
User:My daughter is 4. 5 months now
Doctor:welcome to e health forum
User:her head is always swetting, is this because of any health issues
Doctor:Is he always in cloths coveriing his head and face ?
Doctor:is the temperature at your place hot ?
User:yeah, its hot climate here, but we use AC in our bedroom, with temperature 28 degree
User:we are not covering her head and face
Doctor:Usually sweating of young infants is normal
Doctor:and there is nothing to be worried about
Doctor:unless, she has a high grade fever , and she has symptoms like persistent vomiting, loose stools, cough , etc
Doctor:if she does not have any such issues, it is fine
User:ok, she is not having these kind of issues
Doctor:using only cotton material cloths for her will be ok,
User:i have one more doubt
Doctor:avoid materials of polyester and other synthetic ones
User:i am a working woman, need to go to office. but used to come to home to feed my baby during lunch break, so i am giving Nan 1 during other times, since she is almost 5 months, can i start giving her semi solid food?
Doctor:you can give her top feeds like , mashed banana , masched XXXXXXX puree, mashed rice , cerelac , etc
Doctor:In addition, you can use a breast pump, to extract milk, from your breasts , and then feed it when you are not at home
User:but doctor, how i can preserve it? keep it in refrigerator?
Doctor:the extracted milk , can be kept in a refrigerator (cooling section not the freezer)
Doctor:and 30 mins, before feeding it, it should be kept out, for 30 mins to warm to room temperature, and then fed
Doctor:it should not be boiled , like other forms of milk
Doctor:have u followed my suggestions ?
Doctor:Do u have any other questions ?
User:no doctor
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:U r welcome
Doctor:take care and have a good day
User:yeah sure, you too!
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