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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Momm | 2006/10/30

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is it normal for a baby's feet to smell, my son (14 months), if he wears his shoes for several days without socks they start to smell sweat. is it normal at such a young age?

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

This is not usually normal in a baby of his age. Ask your doctor to check him as there are certain inborn conditions called amino-acidurias that can cause this.He is probably quite well and normal, but this is just to be on the safe side.

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