All of a sudden terrified?

Here lately Carter has been absolutely terrified of taking a bath! He always loves his bath and its not hassle at all, but past few days he screams like no other and hangs onto you for dear life and you can see it in his eyes how terrified he is. He is fine putting his hand in the faucet but when it comes to getting in, it's like a whole new world. I don't know what has gotten into him. We are the only ones who bathe him, he only takes a bath at our house. And today he would not take a nap, as soon as he dozed off he would wake up screaming, he screams if i left his sight today. I don't know what to do, he cant really talk to tell us what is wrong and why.

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    10/15/14
    8Theresa Gould
    Hmm...has he had any signs of an ear infection lately? Has any other change occurred lately that might connect with a bath? Sometimes they can just flip a switch and be afraid of taking a bath. It's so frustrating when they aren't talking yet.
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      10/15/14
      Did he maybe get hurt in the tub? Slip and fall? water to hot?? Maybe sit in the tub with him with out water and show him that its okay. Then when its bath time put the water in and let him watch the tub fill up. Put some bubbles in there and make it fun again. Sinve you sit in the tub maybe he will think Momma goes in there so its ok. Have him help you get everything ready and talk about every little thing you are doing. Not sure...
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        10/16/14
        Thanks guys, I got to thinking last night lookin in the tub to see if maybe something he didnt like was in there and all there was is the mat and a cup, soo I thought well maybe he doesn't like the feeling of the bubble mat on his feet? And I'm going to try again tonight to get him to take a bath. Last night When I decided to take a bath he wanted to get in (but he was about to go to mamaws for the night) so tonight we are going to try with new bath toys and take out the slip resistant mat.
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        10/17/14
        8Theresa Gould
        How did it go?
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        10/17/14
        8Theresa Gould
        Well, maybe it is a security thing if he is happier with you in with him.
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        10/17/14
        8Theresa Gould
        Yep, I agree.
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          10/17/14
          5Tabitha
          Andrew was like that for the longest time. He finally got to the point where he was fine unless I washed his hair.. I had about six months of putting him in long enough to get him clean then right back out. Hugs. We have no idea what triggered it.
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          About Aundreya
          Birth: July 24
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          I got pregnant at 18, had him month after I turned 19. Currently 21. I work full time, full time student and full time momma to Mr. Carter Layne Kennedy. He was born august 23rd,2012. Was born 2w3d early. 6lbs 7oz 21in. I had a VERY hard pregnancy.