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Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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Teething (Overview)

The natural process when an infant's teeth erupt (appear from within the gums). Typically, this begins around six months and can last until three years old.


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Could children grind their teeth?

Could children grind their teeth?

Grinding teeth: Children many times will begin to grind their teeth as their eruption patterns change. They have many primary/baby teeth that are becoming loose and coming out and new permanent teeth erupting and their bite or occlusion changes all the time. They tend to grind during this ever changing occlusion. ...Read more

Dr. Simon Rosenberg
813 doctors shared insights

Teething (Overview)

The natural process when an infant's teeth erupt (appear from within the gums). Typically, this begins around six months and can last until three years old.


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Managing Teething (Checklist)

Let your baby chew on a wet washcloth that has been kept in the freezer
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Try a chilled teething ring
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Let your baby bite on your washed finger
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Ask your pediatrician about using acetaminophen
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Can teenagers/young adults have teething pain with wisdom teeth?

Can teenagers/young adults have teething pain with wisdom teeth?

Yes: Any swelling /inflammation og the gingiva(gums ) can be painful. The trauma of an erupting tooth can cause this. ...Read more

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How long does teething generally last before a tooth visibly comes in?

How long does teething generally last before a tooth visibly comes in?

Hard to say: Since people often attribute any unexplained fussiness to teething it is hard to decide if is even a real condition in most. Bradshaw's studies long ago showed the normal kids fuss daily but the intensity declines as they develop skills like rolling over which corresponds to the time some begin to have teeth emerge. Responding to a chilled teething ring may or may not verify teething pain. ...Read more

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Does teething cause fever?

Does teething cause fever?

Yes, but: No more than in the 100.X mark. Anything higher may be due to other causes. ...Read more

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My 17 m/o:runny nose <1 week, sometimes congestion. No other symptoms. Teething? Seasonal allergies? Just finished first molars. Other allergies?

My 17 m/o:runny nose <1 week, sometimes congestion. No other symptoms. Teething? Seasonal allergies? Just finished first molars.  Other allergies?

Probably not: Probably allergies or cold. If your child has not yet seen a dentist (preferably a pediatric dental specialist) you're overdue. Although most general dentists say wait until2-3, that's late for developmental evaluation which is part of a pediatric dental specialists training during their post-dental school residency. ...Read more

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Does teething cause fever? Will teething cause a fever?

Does teething cause fever? Will teething cause a fever?

Teething myth: It's honestly a myth. It is usually just a coincident that a baby has a fever at the same time they are teething. ...Read more

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8 month baby - running nose, no temp, full dirty nappies, cough and teething? Is it all connected to her teething?

8 month baby - running nose, no temp, full dirty nappies, cough and teething? Is it all connected to her teething?

Might not: It looks like your child might have a viral upper respiratory infection presenting with congestion, runny nose, then loose stool or even diarrhea. Make sure he or she gets plenty of fluid or water and give him/her baby tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if fevers develop. Symptoms might last for a week or so. Bring your child to see a doctor if symptoms do not improve. ...Read more

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What are the signs of teething?

What are the signs of teething?

Teething signs: It is very common for babies to have excess saliva when teething. Sometimes this is also accompanied by a low grade fever, loss of appetite and mild diarrhea as well. As long as symptoms are mild it is not problem. If symptoms worsen then see your pediatrician for an evaluation just to be sure. ...Read more

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Can teething cause fever for my 7 mounth baby?

Can teething cause fever for my 7 mounth baby?

Yes: Fever is a common "side effect" of teething in infants. Monitor the temperature and call your doctor if it gets above 102, or if your infant has other symptoms (cough, runny nose, congestion, etc.) as there can be other causes of fever as well. ...Read more

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How long are kids fussy from teething?

How long are kids fussy from teething?

Varies: This varies tremendously with the child. Some do not fuss at all. If the do get fussy from teeth it is usually 4-5 days each time they get a tooth. Giving them a cold teething ring or frozen, damp washcloth to chew on can help. ...Read more

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How can I help soothe my teething baby?

How can I help soothe my teething baby?

Let them chew: Chewing on something cold and firm is helpful. One idea is to give them a damp washcloth that as been frozen in the freezer to chew on. Commercial teeth rings that can be frozen are available as well. Teething is a normal process. I would avoid medication like painkillers unless absolutely necessary. Most babies really don't need them. ...Read more

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Does teething cause diarrhea?

Does teething cause diarrhea?

Maybe: Scientific research says it does not, but I have seen babies who repeatedly have loose bowel movements when teething. Can not prove the realrionship however, so it remains confusing. ...Read more

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Are pacifiers bad for a baby's teeth?

Are pacifiers bad for a baby's teeth?

Yes and no: Pacifier by itself won't harm teeth, but if they are coated with sweets first (some parents do that) then they can certainly cause cavities. They often would move teeth, and sometimes pacifier use can change the shape of the baby's palate bone. Stopping use can often lead to improvement, but sometimes orthodontics would be needed to get the bone and teeth back in place ...Read more

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How long can a 1yr old have diarrhea due to teething.Mine having diarrhea for 10 days n he is teething.Nothing came out in stool test?

How long can a 1yr old have diarrhea due to teething.Mine having diarrhea for 10 days n he is teething.Nothing came out in stool test?

Teething: Babies usually begin teething between 3 and 18 months old and continue teething until all 20 "baby" teeth emerge. Teeth emerge slowly over time, making it seem as if babies are constantly teething. Mild diarrhea sometimes accompanies teething, but contact your child's pediatrician if diarrhea is severe or constant. ...Read more

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Our 7 mo old is struggling with pain from teething. We tried cold chew toys. Are natural teething tablets (Hylands) safe? Effective? Others remedies?

Our 7 mo old is struggling with pain from teething. We tried cold chew toys. Are natural teething tablets (Hylands) safe? Effective? Others remedies?

Teething: Pain from teething canbe relieved by a cold wash cloth used as a teether and or Acetaminiophen given every 6 hourly if needed and the child is very irritable and crying . Not known how effective and safe are natural teething tablets. ...Read more

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Runny nose with teething ?

Runny nose with teething
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Not uncommon: This is not uncommon as a symptom of teething, but it is also possible to have both a little cold and teething happing at same time. Cold teething ring can help. If symptoms persist or worsen, i would check in with your family physician or pediatrician. Make sure to get seen for all well baby checks and vaccinate as recommended. ...Read more

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