Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ss123 | 2008/11/28

Q.

head gets hot

hi

i have a son that is 2 years , 4 month , and when he goes to sleep at night , his head becomes very hot , but his body is cold.

he does fall down a few times ,

should i worry ?

thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very common in young children. Do not dress your son in pyjamas which are too warm for this time of year. Also do not cover him with a duvet or blankets which will cause him to get too warm at night. His bedroom must be well ventilated at night.

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