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Three year old childs fontanelle not closing

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Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

My baby is 1 year 2 months old. The fontanelle are is not yet closed. Please can you advise ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diptanshu Das ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Pradeep Kumar MD

hi my baby is 9 month old. We took him for vaccination yeaterday.& the ped told that his anterior fontanelle is slightly large for 9 months & it should close by 12 months. We XXXXXXX giving him vit d... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pradeep Kumar ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Arun MD

Hi doc, my baby is 9 month old. We took him for vaccination yeaterday.& the ped told that his anterior fontanelle is slightly large for 9 months & it should close by 12 months. We XXXXXXX giving him ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Omprakash Ashokrao Deshmukh MD

Hi I delivered a baby 4 and half month ago his posterior fontanelle closed only 90 percent when the remaining will get closed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Omprakash Ashokrao Deshmukh ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Pradeep Kumar MD

Hi I delivered a baby 3 months ago his posterior fontanelle is Stoll not closed has a very little dent when it'll get closed .My baby is not crying for small injury like scratching nails etc only he ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pradeep Kumar ( Pediatrician)

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Dr.  Dhanwant Rai Sood MD

My 14 year old step daughter was born with a large posterior fontanelle. By age three it had fused ... to seek surgery to close the fontanelles and hope to regulate the innercranial... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dhanwant Rai Sood ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Bimal Desai MD

What does an early closing fontanelle indicate? I saw a 5 month old baby and his fontanelle felt .... Also another baby at 4 months her fontanelle had nearly closed yet at 12... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bimal Desai ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

hi my son is 2yrs of age and his fontanelle is still very big and hasnt really shown any signs of closing. from birth for the first six weeks he gained a massive amount of weight like average of 400gms ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

My almost 7 months old son s posterior soft spot is not closed , he keeps getting dents whenever he ... , but still can be touched . Is it normal for the posterior sport spot not to close at this age ?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Irshad H Naqvi MD

with more than 3 words now. Should I be concerned about his fontanelle not closing at this age? ...Hi, my son just turned 2 but his fontannelle is still not closed. His head circumference has been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Irshad H Naqvi ( Pediatrician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

The anterior fontanelle is last to close some time between 1- 3 years of age. I think it is normal. May see a doctor if child has symptoms of vomiting, sleepiness, irritability, downward...

Dr. Rafeeque P A MD

Hi It's normal Called fontanelle It gradually gets fused Don't worry Thank you

Dr.  Prasad MD

I don't foresee a serious concern here. But please examine the fontanelle (soft spot) for injuries and watch her closely for fresh symptoms. I don't think she will have a problem if the next 24 hours goes by...