19 Oct 2022 | 3 min Read
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Excessive sweating during childhood occurs due to dressing in clothes that are too heavy, or the toddler engages in lots of physical activity or has an infection. But consistent issues with abnormal sweating in toddlers can indicate an underlying medical cause, such as thyroid disease, diabetes, heart condition or a tumour. Read to find out the causes of abnormal sweating in toddlers along with the treatment.
Excessive sweating in young children can happen either due to normal or serious reasons. Here are some common causes:
Symptoms Of Abnormal Sweating In Toddlers
Some of the signs of abnormal sweating in children include:
Treatment options depend on the type and cause of your child’s hyperhidrosis.
Your child may have primary hyperhidrosis that affects specific areas.
There are several treatment options if this is the case like:
In the case of preteens and teens, treatment may help with sweaty (and smelly) feet.
Unlike older children, abnormal sweating in toddlers is uncommon. If your baby or toddler has excess sweating, it doesn’t mean there’s anything seriously wrong with them. However, it is a signal to talk to your paediatrician.
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