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Can the head be shaven while the child is suffering from cold and fever ?

Hello My baby is one year old now. He is having cold and mild fever . Is it safe to shave his head while having cold and fever
Asked On : Sat, 6 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi,thanks for query.Minor aliment is fine for this.In case of high fever you need to avoid it.Give more of fluids and light diet.Before shaving give a dose of fever medications so that he feels comfortable during the ceremony.
wishing him good health.
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Pediatrician Dr. Vibin K V's  Response
hi welcome to Health Care Magic,
why do you want to do that fr him now. if its avoidable, do avoid it. there is no direct problem with that but it can have associated issues, so might as well wait till ur baby is fine.
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Pediatrician Dr. Aseem's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Read your prob, your baby has been suffering from fever n cold so do not shave his head, as during fever baby become irritable which pricipipate by shaving n may be possible after taking bath intensity of fever may rise . so wait for subsiding fever.
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