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Childhood-diseases

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Posted by: Mamma | 2004/10/25

Q.

9 Months old rubbing head

I have a 9mnth old baby boy. His been rubbing the back of his
head and sometimes pulling at his hair.
I had him at the paediatrician, said that he has an ear infection. He reffered me to an ear specialist.
The ear doc gave me some medication and
told me its normal. And if the ear does not clear he has to get gro mmets. But the ear infection cleared and still his pulling at his hair
and rubbing the back of his head.
When he does this you can see his annoyed its not like his found something new to do.
Please help?
Thnxs Mamma

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I cannot give you a definite explanation, but many children have particular habits when they are very tired and annoyed. This sounds like one of those behavioural patterns.

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Posted by: Ella | 2004/10/26

If my son (now 10mths) does that, I know for sure he is tired and he would go to sleep not long after those ehavioral patterns.

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