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Is it normal for my baby's cheeks to be red?

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jnjdominguez88

Asked by jnjdominguez88 at 1:30 AM on Feb. 1, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think we all need more info!

    But if it just started. google fifths disease.

    girlneffy

    Answer by girlneffy at 1:44 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • They could be chapped, it could be eczema, hot, cold, or about a dozen other things.

    LolosMom

    Answer by LolosMom at 1:53 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • my sons cheeks get red sometimes, hes fine
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 1:59 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • My sons cheeks are red and chapped. It started when he started teething... I think they are some times called Teething Cheeks... so if it seems like it might be that, we have started using Nipple cream! It works great and is safe to use on baby
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 2:11 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • yeah my sons get like that when hes teething, i didnt know they were related :p
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 2:16 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • If the only thing you're noticing is the red cheeks, it's normal. Sometimes their skin gets flushed because they are tired, or because it's cold.

    If you notice other symptoms like a rash, irritability, lethargy, or other behavior changes - you can always google those symptom groups. There are so many different things that "could" be wrong, even if it's nothing at all, that I always try to find info online before talking to my doctor. :)
    MamaSueCongdon

    Answer by MamaSueCongdon at 4:40 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

  • teething makes red cheeks.. but other than that it could be everything or nothing. u need to post more informations
    m.robertson811

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 6:07 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

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