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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Herskovits
39 years experience Dentistry
No: What are you experiencing ? Pain in the gums ? See a dentist or periodontist( gum specialist).

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
34 years experience Dentistry
Teething pain: As teeth erupt into the mouth they push on the gums causing discomfort, the natural reaction is to bite on something as pressure on the gums over the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few: Pain, fussiness, low grade fever, change in eating habits. Consult your pediatrician.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Some babies may have more drooling, more crankiness, fussiness with feeding, possible mild/slight fever, loose stool etc. And of course seeing/feeling ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
28 years experience Pediatrics
Ring, tylenol (acetaminophen): It may help to massage your baby's swollen gums with your finger for 2 minutes. A teething ring may be useful.  tylenol or Ibuprofen can also be used ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: Babies usually start teething at 4-6 months.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Bagels!: I like frozen cocktail bagels. The cold numbs the gums, the hard bread helps push the teeth out, and the kids seem to like working on it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas V. Dembski
40 years experience Dentistry
Topical anesthetic: The baby will eat when hungry enough. No need to coax or worry. SOFT foods and COLD foods will make it easier. Teething on a liquid-filled ring jus ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience Pediatrics
Alertly: Most teeth erupt without causing pain. So, when you think it’s teething pain, first be sure that there is no other reason for the crying: fever, injur ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Teething tablets seem to help for most of my patients without any side effects. Cold teething items also are soothing for teethers.
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