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Ok strange question. I noticed my sons head tastes salty when I kiss him. Is this normal or is it a sign of Cystic Fibrosis? I just remember reading it somewhere but I thought we all taste salty LOL

Oh and he is 21 mos and has normal stools and weight is on the chart following same curve!

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:31 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Kids' Health

Answers (14)
  • I would just think maybe he sweats a lot.

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 5:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • it's sweat. we all sweat.

    Answer by lovinangels at 5:32 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Does he have any other symptoms of cystic fibrosis?

    Answer by kuriequinn at 5:33 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • It's hot and he's sweating

    Answer by sillyme85 at 5:44 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I think he is just sweaty.

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 5:57 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Thanks I assumed it was normal but after reading that I thought maybe it wasnt normal! He doesnt have any other signs other than tasting salty!

    Answer by morrisonkm9 at 6:18 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • sweat is salty

    Answer by mscamp0235 at 9:56 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • It is a sign of Cystic Fibrosis, but if his stools are normal it's probably not that.

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 7:10 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Quit licking your kid! LOL J/'s sweat!

    Answer by JawgaMom1 at 11:37 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • He probably sweats alot just call doc to have him checked GL

    Answer by Truelove77 at 12:34 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

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