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do babies get stuffy noses when teething

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: Colds are independent of teething and are caused generally caused by a virus. Use a gentle saline solution often and elevate the baby’s head, keeping ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: The normal respiratory rate makes pneumonia unlikely. With fever it would normally rise by 5-10 breaths per minute but these would still be within the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call now: Call and ask. Your breathing problem may interfere with anesthesia administration.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Flaherty
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
No: The two things are probably unrelated. Sounds like your just getting a cold. If your symptoms worsen consult with your dentist and medical doctor.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies : Dental eruption patterns are quite variable in healthy babies with no deficiencies or abnormalities. Some can have a tooth at birth, or not until 15mo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
To keep it inside: When your nose is running, you sniff (inhale) to bring the secretions (snot) back into the nose, rather than letting them drip on your clothes, food, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Lin
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Switching sides: There is something called the nasal cycle which is a normal physiologic occurrence of the nose; approximately every 3 hours one side of the nose becom ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience Pediatrics
Crying alot?: Babies cannot hurt themselves with too much crying. They can become hoarse just as adult can by yelling or too much talking. The more important ques ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
31 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: Most babies get their first tooth around six months and then a new tooth about every month or so - a typical 1 year old may have six teeth. However ... Read More
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Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
Infection: By far the most common reason for fever in infants and toddlers are infections, with viral infections being the most common type of infection. The inf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Usually 6-7 months.It can vary.
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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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Absolutely.: If you have ever attended an exciting football game and cheered vociferously for your team, the next morning (if not later that night!) you were proba ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Reading babies minds: If only i could read babies minds my job as pediatrician would be so much easier! obviously we are not absolutely certain as to why some babies cry mo ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Age 2: Baby molars begin erupting about age 2 and all 20 baby teeth should be in place by age 3. When teething child may drool, be irritable, "mouth" everyt ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If no fever and no breathing problem other than congestion and runny nose, recommend saline nasal spray and start feed with clear liquids--as water, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Fever in family: High fevers in all kids means they all got an illness whcih probably started out wiht one and it must be contagious. You should take them in to see yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
2 Months: At around 2 months your baby's salivary glands will start to work and your baby will begin to drool. This does not mean, however, that your baby is te ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Try a little clearer: This question is not too clear, but to take a guess at the intent, it is not uncommon for children to vomit more easily when they are sick than adults ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal: One's nose is meant to be a little congested. So assuming no medical issues that would cause nasal congestion, when one lays down typically the side o ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience Pediatrics
Good resource below.: This takes you through step-by-step... http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/s/suction/
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Frank
43 years experience Psychiatry
Sneezing at night: Lying down increases blood flow to nasal membranes and can cause congestion. You may have allergens or bedbugs in your bedroom--mattress covers and h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Few things...: I like to recommend honey for the cough - there's some data to suggest it works just as well in helping with cough from a simple viral illness as anyt ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Vicks is fine. : You may apply a little on the the chest as needed. Since your baby is 11 months old , you can try Claritin (loratadine) or its equivalent half teasp ... Read More

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