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baby teething recurring fevers

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is common for babies, when teething, to get a low grade fever. If, however, the fever is associated with any other symptoms (cough, sneezing, nasa ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: If any , a low grade fever
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Jackson
30 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt teething: Historically teething has been blamed for many symptoms but in reality most infants cut teeth without significant consequence. Fever greater than 100 ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it's teeth: Baby often begin sprouting teeth after 4-6 mo at about 1/mo. They have also lost passive immunity from mother's transferred antibodies & begin to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: Diarrhea is not usually associated with teething. Check with your pediatrician.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
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 ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Teething and fever: Many people believe so. My feeling is that babies breath through their noses, they can't blow their noses properly and asa result there is a back flo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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. Mak ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
To the Doctor: Any child with a fever this high should be seen urgently by a physician. There is no waiting this out for a child of his age.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Teething : Teething and the symptoms attributed to it are a common concern for parents. Lots of studies have looked at this and shown the most common symptoms of ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
Guidelines: Fever is very common in babies over 6 months old and not usually serious. However, if worried, always call the doctor! guidelines suggest calling a do ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Silverglade
49 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
no: Teething may accompany a rash and/or stool irregularity, but teething doesn't cause these problems.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not likely,: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink a lots of water and good rest. NO ASPIRIN ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Teething/reflux: Gagging on saliva and perhaps a bit of reflux with teething may be contributing to your events. I would approach this with smaller feeds that do not o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes: If it is truly diarrhea ( and not just 1 or 2 loose stools a day), it can indicate an infection (bacterial, viral, parasite ), a food allergy, diet (l ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Draining ears/wax: It is hard to say but with cold symptoms an ear infection is a possibility. If the tympanic membranes or the ear drums are warm then wax can become so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: During the day I would have munch on cold things such as a frozen bagel half. You might give him the tylenol (acetaminophen) before bedtime so that bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maby: Infants rarely run fever before 3mo when immune factors passed before birth have worn off. Then kids will deal with ~ 5-7 respiratory & 2-3 GI viruses ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Lots of things can cause smelly poopy diapers (and sometimes babies just make smelly poopy diapers just because they can)... But not teething.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Nasal Saline: The sound that you are hearing may be from the lungs or from his congested nose. Infant nasal saline drops and gentle suction are used to remove the m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Probably...: ...But if the fevers continue for longer than a week and are rising, if something changes like difficulty breathing, vomiting, or pain, then he needs ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Teething hurts: You may try some tylenol/acetaminophen for pain. Frozen baby washcloths may help- get one wet, wring it out somewhat and freeze it that way. Pull it o ... Read More
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