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What is Thumb sucking?

What is Thumb sucking?

A common habit in where children suck their thumb. Thumb sucking is a normal soothing activity in infants and younger children and most ...more »

  • Thumb sucking: The sucking of the thumb.

Thumb sucking: Introduction

Types of Thumb sucking:

Broader types of Thumb sucking:

Who gets Thumb sucking?

Patient Profile for Thumb sucking: Infants and young children. Usually starts during infancy.

How serious is Thumb sucking?

Complications of Thumb sucking: see complications of Thumb sucking

What causes Thumb sucking?

Causes of Thumb sucking: see causes of Thumb sucking

What are the symptoms of Thumb sucking?

Symptoms of Thumb sucking: see symptoms of Thumb sucking

Complications of Thumb sucking: see complications of Thumb sucking

Can anyone else get Thumb sucking?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Thumb sucking

Thumb sucking: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thumb sucking.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thumb sucking.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thumb sucking: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thumb sucking.
Treatments for Thumb sucking: see treatments for Thumb sucking
Alternative treatments for Thumb sucking: see alternative treatments for Thumb sucking
Research for Thumb sucking: see research for Thumb sucking

Organs Affected by Thumb sucking:

Organs and body systems related to Thumb sucking include:

Name of Thumb sucking

Main name of condition: Thumb sucking

Thumb sucking: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thumb sucking:


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