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can a child get fever from cutting adult teeth

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Same process as baby teeth erupting. Tylenol and topical anesthetic. Keep area clean.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever under one year: Fever in a child this age is a clear indication for a visit to a pediatrician. Although teething is said to be able to create fever you never want to ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Experts : Experts tend to disagree on whether the fever is due to the teething or other issues. You should rule out a viral infection with the pediatrician to ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: This is possible, but fever may be due to other issues and would need more info and a face to face exam to exclude other possible causes. Fever over 1 ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Coxsackie virus: Any virus can evoke high fevers, if you want to know whats ailing you there are respiratory viral panel tests that can narrow the field.Take yourself ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
42 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: At the ages children get their permanent teeth you can't blame a fever on teething. You need to consider other causes of the fever.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
"teething rash": A teething rash is a common 'side effect'. However, it is good idea to see a pediatrician to rule out strep throat, seasonal flu or allergy. Take care ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Ifft
42 years experience Pediatrics
No: No.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Very common to have a slight fever during teething.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Poczatek
17 years experience Dentistry
Fever yes: A fever from teething is possible, baby oral gel can help with the symptoms. Diarrhea I am just not too sure.

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