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how do i care for my teething baby?

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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, injury, illness, emotion. For any pain, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen will usually be effective, but will take up to 70 minutes to reach max effect. Letting the child bite on a clean, cool wet washcloth will help.
Answered on Aug 11, 2017
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