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my 2 year old has fever and is grinding teeth

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Dr. Lee Patalowski
Specializes in Dentistry
It : It is not uncommon for children to grind their teeth. They typically will outgrow the problem. At that age there is no recommended treatment.
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
51 years experience Dentistry
Dr. : Dr. Patalowski said it all. No treatment at this time, no harm will come of this. This is natural, don't interfere with kids being kids.
Dr. Jonathan Stone
30 years experience Dentistry
It : It is quite common for children, especially young ones, to grind their teeth at night. It is 'kiddy' stress relief. There really is nothing you can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Just wait: Most two year old are still teething. Most normally have full set of primary teeth by age 2 1/2. However, it is just an average range. There is no ... Read More
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Dr. Igor Ochev
20 years experience Dentistry
Patients : You cannot speed thing up when it comes to teething. Some kids get their teeth later - just wait. He might get his permanent teeth later as well. Not ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Clark
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Tylenol (acetaminophen): To relieve a fever please give your child the appropriate amount of children's tylenol (acetaminophen) from the instructions on the box. A frozen tee ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Multiple issues: Tooth infection? Flu? Strep throat? Who gave her the antibiotics, the dentist or her pediatrician? Call both to advise of the situation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
62 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Go to doctor: With a fever and other symptoms she needs to be seen by a physician. Go to a 24 hour clinic or your own physician.
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A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
You : You have read correctly that grinding in children is not something to be overly worried about. Appliances for bruxism are not usually made for childre ... Read More
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
44 years experience Orthodontics
Wow, : Wow, that really depends. Are you a grinder or a clencher? Is it made of hard or soft material? In general the hard material lasts much longer than th ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Coming : Coming off benzodiazepines is dangerous because withdrawal can include unstable vital signs and seizures. You need to be seen and assessed. Dependin ... Read More
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Go to The DOCTOR: A fever in a child should never be observed. A child this this kind of fever needs to be seen urgently. Please take your child to the doctor now.
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatrician: With evidence of persistant pain, probably should be seen by the pediatrician.The fever while telling us there is an infection most likely , is not i ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Is he acting ill: I would focus more on how he is acting. Is he in any apparent discomfort? Does he seem to be tired or not playful? Is his appetite affected? If so, ... Read More

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