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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
34 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: the best medication is Acetaminophen in appropriate doses and only when the teething is causing excess discomfort. Keep in mind that teething is an o ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Teething: There are many of things you can do before resorting to pain relief products or teething gels. Apply cold spoon over your baby's sore gums to numb the ... Read More
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Teething: Many babies and children will have minimal or no symptoms when they are teething so will not need any treatment. If your child is in pain with his/her ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
40 years experience Orthodontics
Teething Pain: I would recommend a baby aspirin, following the directions on the bottle or box that it comes in. You can rub the gums gently, similar to a massage, ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Frozen wet washcloth: Your baby can chew on a frozen, wet washcloth. A bottle of teething medication is not that expensive, either.
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Advice: Call your pediatrician for advice regarding fever and pain. Teething does not cause fever and this needs to be addressed separately. A chilled teethin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not FDA approved: Homeopathic medications and treatments sold over the counter are largely not evaluated by the FDA, so their safety and efficacy are not well documente ... Read More
Dr. Gary Cunningham
34 years experience Phlebology
No. Do not give: your baby homeopathic nostrums. Although most true homeopathic remedies contain no active ingredient and are therefore as harmless as they are useles ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Teething: A chilled teething ring for him to chew on will help numb the discomfort. Otc preps like anbesol or orajel rubbed on the area of the gums where tooth/ ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
35 years experience Prosthodontics
Sorry to hear: Sorry to hear that you are having problems with your beautiful baby. This is a bit out of my field, but at the very least you should check her temper ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Please explain: I have never read or learned anything about analgesics causing tooth decay or periodontal problems. If anything, people who prolong dental care by tak ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly calculus: Calculus deposits can feel rough, and the linguals of your lower anterior teeth will build up calculus quickly. If your last dental cleaning was more ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Ibuprofen: This over-the-counter pain medication is recommended for most dental pain needs. It is strong and also has a anti-inflammatory property that helps to ... Read More

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