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rrareed posted:
my son is six months old. he will shake like he has a cold chill but he does it like 8 or more times a day. is this normal?
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phoenix31674 responded:
Call your doc. This is definitely not normal.
 
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amndsant1 responded:
My DS used to do that all the time...it looked like he was chilly and got a quick little shiver.
We noticed after he would do it, his diaper would be wet!
But if it's something you are worried about, you could always ask your doctor.
 
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KhaledGhanem responded:
They are NORMAL until proven otherwise.

Some tips to differentiate abnormal movements:

1. Duration: not just a shake
2. Side: always one sided movements
3. General health like activity or feeding habits of the baby.
 
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ApeThompson responded:
Did you ever find out what was going on with your son? I have a 6 and a half month old son that started doing this today, and it is freaking me out.
 
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Amelia_WebMD_Staff replied to ApeThompson's response:
How are things going?

Please take your LO to see a medical professional immediately, if you have not already.

Wishing you and your son the best! Please keep us posted.
Amelia


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