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Can babies stary teething before six months?

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Dr. Elaine Peterson
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Teething: Typically infants will have their first tooth come in between 6-10 months of age. Some newborns are born with natal teeth, thus it is possible for infants to have early teething. It must be kept in mind that symptoms such as fussiness and drooling which are common signs of teething can also be signs of other things, such as infection.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Student Doctor Peterson is absolutely correct.
Jan 23, 2012

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