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Hi, my baby is 5 months old.. Today she was

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Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Question: Hi, my baby is 5 months old.. Today she was sucking a white cloth.. We found few blood spot.. We are not sure.. If she has scratch herself by nail.. Or by her mother nail.. Or how this happened.. Is there any concern??
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We are guessing there is some injury inside mouth.. But can't able to find.. Please suggest what to do..
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Is it still bleeding???

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I can understand your concern. But minor injuries at this age heal very quickly and very effectively. If there is no bleeding and the child is active and feeding well, you need not be overly worried.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

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Hi, my baby is 5 months old.. Today she was

We are guessing there is some injury inside mouth.. But can't able to find.. Please suggest what to do..