Frequent Sweating On The Head?
In the evening, I want to ask … My son is 6 months old every time he feeds and he often sweats his head because of the influence of the heat. Thank you
Good afternoon, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. Sweating babies may seem worrying to parents at times, but often this is normal and you shouldn't be worried. But of course, sweat in your baby can also be a sign that he is experiencing a condition that requires further treatment.
This may be confusing, but differentiating it is quite simple. The first thing you should pay attention to is room temperature. If the room temperature is high enough or at least above 26 degrees, it is only natural for your baby to sweat because the body is trying to excrete water to lower body temperature. Then also pay attention to how your baby's temperature is. Is the sweating because he has a fever or not. Your baby's temperature should be between 36-37 degrees Celsius. When it is 38 degrees then he has a fever. Then the clothes you wear, whether it's too thick or not, try changing to clothes that are thinner and more comfortable. And last but not least, pay attention to your baby's outward appearance. Is it fussy, whether it is moaning, whether it looks shivering or sick, or is it just ordinary.
If indeed even though the room temperature is not hot, the clothes are not thick, the temperature is above 37 degrees, the baby looks weak and so on, then it's time for you to have your child checked by a pediatrician for further examination. The specific causes can vary. It could be due to ear infections, low blood sugar levels, dengue fever, and so on.
But if this is not the case, you don't need to worry, and keep on breastfeeding him and feeding him as usual. So, hopefully it answers your question.
dr. Amadeo D. Basfiansa