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General Info about Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking in children has always caused embarrassment to many parents. The parents were more concerned over the social embarrassment caused by this habit rather than the actual physical damage caused by it.

This silly habit as it appears to many parents not only causes abnormally arranged teeth but also implicates the mental state of the child.

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my daughter is 18 months old and she sucks two fingers. as a result of that there is a bump on one the finger. it does not look like a corn or calluses,however there are some features of it such as round in shape, yellow But very very soft. what is it?
resha Wednesday, May 1, 2013
i am 28 years old, and i am sucking finger while i am sleeping,and when i am alone, i also suck my finger for relax.....i also want to know why.....
sophie007 Friday, October 11, 2013
If you have 10 research conclusions after 2003 about "why do young children suck their thumb?" kindly post with this question
karakar Wednesday, May 1, 2013
My daughter is 1 year old.. and used to thumb sucking to sleep.. what should i do???
hadeeldidi Saturday, January 30, 2010
can this be prevented
guest Thursday, October 9, 2008
Please look at the Treatment section of this article. You can also consult a Dentist directly.
mainakm Saturday, April 11, 2009

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