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What kind of pain reliever is best for a teething infant?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pain relief: Cold serves as an excellent pakin relief for teething children. Have him suck on a cold wash cloth or chew on a frozen bagel half
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
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 pain, give your baby a teething ring. The teething gels usually contain a local anesthetic and an antiseptic, will alleviate the pain the pain and prevent infection. Rec.: check with your pediatrician for more information.
Last updated May 13, 2014

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