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A 38-year-old female asked:

When do pretoddlers start growing molars? what are the teething sympthoms to look out for? can teething cause rashes and runny nose?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
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" everything, and yes, rash ; runny nose. Please note it is vitally important that your child see a dentist or pediatric dental specialist by their 1st b'day. Dentist will have all the teething answers for you, as well as much more vital information.
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Teething: For molars in pre-toddlers is usually 12-18 months. The symptoms include pain, fussiness, not sleeping, mild fever of less than 100, biting and chewing more than usual and sometimes drooling.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2015

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