Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnetters aren't necessarily qualified to help if your child is unwell. If you have any serious medical concerns, we would urge you to consult your GP.

One hot & red cheek in 3month old

(8 Posts)
Hobby2014 Tue 25-Nov-14 18:58:04

Any ideas?
One cheek is very hot & red whilst the other is his normal skin colour and cold.
I googled and came across slapped cheek but it's not common in babies, usually children 6+.
Any ideas?
Thanks

Hobby2014 Tue 25-Nov-14 18:58:41

Face cheeks, not bum cheeks.

MistAndAWeepingRain Tue 25-Nov-14 18:59:13

My first thought was teething.

LIZS Tue 25-Nov-14 18:59:38

ds had it at 8 months , he was quite poorly, lethargic, hot, unhappy. Could he/she be teething ?

TommyandGina Tue 25-Nov-14 19:00:33

Sounds like teething to me, are the gums extra hard on that side?

BikeRunSki Tue 25-Nov-14 19:01:16

Teething
Although you may not get any teeth for montgs yet, they are moving around in there.

Hobby2014 Tue 25-Nov-14 19:09:04

Thank you. I knew their cheeks went red when teething but thought both would. I've just felt his gums and they don't feel harder. But is still early days I guess.

Hobby2014 Tue 25-Nov-14 19:27:01

Sorry I didn't see the other post. Not lethargic or unhappy. Seems normal, other than being especially vocal today, but not crying, just chattering.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now