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2yr old sweats in his sleep, bad oder.

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My Two Year Old Boy Who Is Very Healthy Sweats A Lot In His Sleep, And When He Wakes Up He Has A Bad Oder To Him.. Should We Be Worried? It's A Smell I've Never Smelt Before But It's Not Good.


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replied May 28th, 2012
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Kids Health and Pediatrics Answer A35454
Welcome to e health forum.

It is common for young kids to sweat while sleeping, especially when tucked under a warm blanket.

But in case there is severe sweating along with any major symptoms, then he should be seen by a pediatrician to rule out any medical issues including sleep apnea.

In case your son is healthy and the smell subsides after he wakes up, then there might not be any major issue to be worried about.


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