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Baby Teething Swollen Gums
Probably not: Depends on duration and intensity. Thumb or finger sucking much more damaging than pacifier. Sucking reflex is calming/soothing for infants. They should age out by 18-24 months. Continuing digit habit beyond age 4 can deform upper jaw and restrict lower jaw growth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.
Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 month baby - running nose, no temp, full dirty nappies, cough and teething? Is it all connected to her teething?
Might not: It looks like your child might have a viral upper respiratory infection presenting with congestion, runny nose, then loose stool or even diarrhea. Make sure he or she gets plenty of fluid or water and give him/her baby tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if fevers develop. Symptoms might last for a week or so. Bring your child to see a doctor if symptoms do not improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen gums, tongue hurting, 23weeks pregnant with a flu, temp 37.5c.Plz help relive my gums pain?
See below: Yout probably have pregnancy gingivitis along with a flu. See your medical doctor right away to treat the flu.Try a mix of 1/4 clove oil, 1/4 oregano oil and 1/2 olive oil. Apply this mixture to your gums and the swelling (if any ) and pain should decrease. You should also see ytour dentist for a cleaning but i would continue with the rinse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually: Teething does not cause "lumpy cheeks". If they are drooling a lot from teething they may get a drool rash on their cheeks and neck but that is it. Most people would describe this as a mild rash, not as "lumpy". If this is what you meant, then it is normal and will resolve when drooling stops. If questionable then have an exam by a pediatric dentist. They will be able to tell you if this is normal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ears gums throat itch. Lower gums are swollen below teeth nearly impossible to swallow. Tonsils are usually swollen now they're flat.
3 mos baby teething signs 3 white bumps like milia in same area on top gum & unconsolable, tooth?
Call or page the Dr.: A 3 month-old baby who is "unconsolable" is fussy for a reason. If the baby had cold symptoms or has fever, an infection is likely. If truly not able to be consoled, the baby should be seen at the emergency room to rule out meningitis. If just "fussier than usual", parents can check the baby with no clothes on, give tylenol, (acetaminophen) give a warm bath, give a feeding, and if still fussy, go to urgent care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toddler has high temp, night sweats, bad breath, bleeding gums, blisters on tongue, swollen lymph nodes in neck, loss of appetite. Enlarged adenoids ?
Gingivostomatitis: The different diagnosis with this constellation is varied. Bacterial verses viral.The blisters on the tongue point to a viral cause. Recommend seeing your pediatrician for assessment especially as blisters can be quite painful babies often will refuse to drink and can get dehydrated. ...Read more
Start weaning at 1: Start weaning the bottle at 1 year or a little before. Once your child is drinking cow's milk always put the milk in a cup, not bottle. Then, just use bottles for water- typically this helps the weaning process go faster. Also, to protect your child's teeth never put them to bed with a bottle. The sugars from the milk can cause cavities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swollen cheek jaw Pain, ear sensitve started overnite,treated antibiotics thinking lymph nodes swelling,but no use.seen dentist,xrays teeth fine ,help?
Investigation: See Endodontist for 2nd opinion to rule out most probable cause, tooth infection. See PCP or ENT to rule out ear/throat infection. See Periodontist to evaluate for gum infection. If you have a tooth infection it may take 24-48 hours for antibiotic to begin controlling spread of infection. If tooth infected, the tooth will require Rx or infection will return after pills discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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