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nearly 2 month old baby keeping left arm stiff and trying not to use it much. also trying not to put weight on it while on tummy
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archana379 posted:
when my son was a month old, he suddenly started keeping his left arm stiff and moving it less than his right arm -flailing it around. i went to my family doctor and showed her. she checked him and moved his arm around and told us it looked fine. since then he is moving it more than he used to, does not cry when arm iks touched. he also grabs my finger. when i massage him, i do light exercises and he seems fine with it and smiles at me. but this week, i noticed that when he is put on his tummy, he veers to his right side and it looks like he is trying not to put any weight on his left arm and starts crying. previosuly he used to put weight on both his arms and try to lift his head. when we put him on our shoulder, he is tilting towards his right as if he will fall off the shoulder. he also keeps his left arm straight down when previously he used to curl it around my neck. i am very worried as to what could be wrong and what i can do. i have an app with my family doc on wednesday or his first vaccine. do i wait or go to the hospital right away to show him?r
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