Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lee | 2010/01/28

Q.

when to deworm?

Hi Doc
How do i know its time to deworm? My 17 month old is always scratching his head and when sleeping he tosses and turns a lot. What could this be?
thank you in advance

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not due to worms. Your son may simply be too hot when he sleeps. He should only wear cotton clothing when he sleeps and do not cover him too warmly.Make sure that his room is not too stuffy and that he gets plenty of fresh air.

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