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Can a child have a fever from cutting adult teeth?

Can a child have a fever from cutting adult teeth?

I've never seen it: By the time a kid starts loosing/gaining teeth again at 6 or older they can verbalize their discomforts. I can't recall ever evaluating a kid for fever that had adult teeth coming in and no other reason for their fever. Discomfort yes, fever, I doubt. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What causes fever in a 1yr old child. Could she be cutting new teeth.

What causes fever in a 1yr old child. Could she be cutting new teeth.

Fever under one year: Fever in a child this age is a clear indication for a visit to a pediatrician. Although teething is said to be able to create fever you never want to make assumptions that if incorrect can hurt your baby. Please go and see somebody soon. Hope the baby is better quickly. ...Read more

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My 6 year old son is. Cutting am. Adult. Tooth he also has a.Fever. Are the 2 related?

My 6 year old son is. Cutting am. Adult. Tooth he also has a.Fever. Are the 2 related?

Yes and no: According to the literature a fever of less than 100.2 isn't unusual. That said, fever can be from a cold or other causes. Ask your dentist to check the incoming tooth to make sure it's erupting ok. ...Read more

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Are high fevers (103.5) part of hand foot mouth disease in adults? No congestion; chills and throat. I can't get to a doc, but kid was just dx'd.

Are high fevers (103.5) part of hand foot mouth disease in adults? No congestion; chills and throat. I can't get to a doc, but kid was just dx'd.

Coxsackie virus: Any virus can evoke high fevers, if you want to know what's ailing you there are respiratory viral panel tests that can narrow the field. Take yourself to an urgent care center or ER to find out, may be a different cause ...Read more

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Can a child have a fever with permanent teeth coming in?

Can a child have a fever with permanent teeth coming in?

It is quite....: Possible for a child to have a fever when teeth are coming in. It does stress the body a bit and everyone reacts a little differently. ...Read more

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My child has teeth comming out she had a low fever last night today she has a rash comming up on most of her body is this normal?

My child has teeth comming out she had a low fever last night today she has a rash comming up on most of her body is this normal?

"teething rash": A teething rash is a common 'side effect'. However, it is good idea to see a pediatrician to rule out strep throat, seasonal flu or allergy.
Take care. ...Read more

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Can kids run fevers from adult teeth growing in?

Can kids run fevers from adult teeth growing in?

How high?: A fever less than 101 is often reported when teething (at any age). Over 101 probably means a coincidental infection, such as a viral cold. If concerned, see your dentist to make sure everything's ok. ...Read more

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When toddlers are cutting teeth can it make them have diaherra and fever?

When toddlers are cutting teeth can it make them have diaherra and fever?

See below: Some believe that cutting teeth can cause fevers where others do not. I personally believe that fevers can occur due to a flush of bacteria into the blood stream with the tooth pushing through. As for diarrhea, it can occur too. ...Read more

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My baby boy is running 8month / teeth are coming along with teeth he have fever 38celius / which medicin I give to him /?

My baby boy is running 8month / teeth are coming along with teeth he have fever 38celius / which medicin I give to him /?

NOT TEETHING ALONE: Teething does not cause very elevated temps.
fussiness and drooling are the normal symptoms
But the age that they are teething is also the age when they get minor infections. You could give some tylenol (acetaminophen) and encourage fluids. If the temp rises or he acts sicker, you may want to contact your doctor ...Read more

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Is it normal to get headaches, fever when wisdom teeth come in?

Is it normal to get headaches, fever when wisdom teeth come in?

Maybe: Wisdom teeth can be a contributing factor to many symptoms including headaches and a slight elevation in temps. Your dentist can advise you if your wisdom teeth are related to your headaches and fever, and if their removal is indicated or not. ...Read more

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What do you do for a person with chills but no fever or infection? 30 year old female, one child age 7 recently had tooth pulled, but opposite hurts

What do you do for a person with chills but no fever or infection? 30 year old female, one child age 7 recently had tooth pulled, but opposite hurts

Teeth and the Chills: I'd need some more information. If it was right after the procedure it can be an anxiety release. It will pass quickly. Sit down breathe deeply and slowly. Have someone else drive you home if necessary.

If the timing is different than this, then please. Send more information. ...Read more

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Does an year old get fever & loose stomach while taking out teeth?

Does an year old get fever & loose stomach while taking out teeth?

Children teeth: If you mean the child's teeth are coming in, then it is extremely common for fever and loose bowels to occur. ...Read more

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When I was young I had Scarlett fever. Now my teeth are dis colored with no enamel. Is there any way to whiten them. Scarlett fever with baby teeth?

When I was young I had Scarlett fever. Now my teeth are dis colored with no enamel. Is there any way to whiten them. Scarlett fever with baby teeth?

See a dentist: I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment for your condition is very important. See a dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My 8 month baby has a fever of 100.6. Her head feels real hot plus she is teething her 2 front teeth what can I do to lower the fever?

My 8 month baby has a fever of 100.6. Her head feels real hot plus she is teething her 2 front teeth what can I do to lower the fever?

Fever reducer: You can give luke warm bath and see if fever is down. If does not help may use fever reducer. Check with your md regarding dosage. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 4 month old to have a 100.9 fever while teething? My 4 month old baby just got her first 2 teeth in about a week ago. But today she has been acting really irritable and checked her rectal temperature and it was 100.9. Could this be a ca

A little high: 100.9 is a little high. May be teething, but more probably a cold. Ck w pediatrician. And see a pediatric dentist no later than 1st b'day. 2 or 3 is late. You need to talk to pedodontist about care of baby teeth, diet, hygiene, growth and development of teeth and jaws, Fluoride (remember, permanent teeth are already forming), and so many other things. And your child & the dr can bond. ...Read more

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My baby is almost 11 months old with 6 teeth today is running a fever of 100.4 underarm should I take her to the doctor?

My baby is almost 11 months old with 6 teeth today is running a fever of 100.4 underarm should I take her to the doctor?

Fever: If her only symptom is fever and she is otherwise well, treat her fever with Tylenol (acetaminophen) on Ibuprofen. If the fever continues for 48 hours, have her seen. All the best. ...Read more

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19 month baby shows no signs of illness but vomited this morning & this evening. She has a watery poo, little appetite. No fever & no congestion. She is getting 3 new teeth. What could be wrong?

19 month baby shows no signs of illness but vomited this morning & this evening. She has a watery poo, little appetite. No fever & no congestion. She is getting 3 new teeth. What could be wrong?

Teething/viral GE: She is probably ill with a virus which happens more commonly when teething i.e. molars. Tylenol and clear
liquids are encouraged for pain, fever, hydration.
No milk products until emesis clears. This should pass over a few days but if worsens, check in with pedi MD.
Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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No fever no cough or runny nose eating ok 2 teeth are coming out at once baby waking up through night is this normal?

No fever no cough or runny nose eating ok 2 teeth are coming out at once baby waking up through night is this normal?

Absolutely normal: The waking can be related to the teething. If usual comfort measures such as massaging gums, using frozen teething, or just cuddling and reassuring baby not working, you can use an appropriate dose of pain reliever such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Teething gels may provide very short term relief, but in general don't really help a lot ...Read more

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Sinus, ear, jaw, lower teeth pain, headache, sore throat, face pain, no fever. No cough n cold, no flu. Can get sinusitis without cold or flu?

Sinus, ear, jaw, lower teeth pain, headache, sore throat, face pain, no fever. No cough n cold, no flu. Can get sinusitis without cold or flu?

Yes, you can: Allergies can also cause inflammation of your sinuses. Your symptoms can indicate so many different issues, including bruxism. If your symptoms last more than two weeks, see both your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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How many days it takes for a tooth to shows up after the symptoms starts, my 8month old baby had 3 nights of waking up a lots a bit fever for a day?

How many days it takes for a tooth to shows up after the symptoms starts, my 8month old baby had 3 nights of waking up a lots a bit fever for a day?

Days to weeks: But usually shorter rather than longer. Symptoms may not be related to teething but to other causes. Once 1st tooth erupts, but no later than 1st birthday. Take your child for his/her 1st dental check-up, a pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist, for all the same reasons child sees a Pediatrician rather than a GP. ...Read more

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My 8mo. Old baby starts teething and has fever since her front upper tooth appear, also has cold, is it normal? Baby feel iritated and crying

My 8mo. Old baby starts teething and has fever since her front upper tooth appear, also has cold, is it normal? Baby feel iritated and crying

Prob not teething: Teething by itself will not give a fever over 100.4. So if the baby is crying and congested and has fever, he or she probably has an infection, either viral or bacterial. I would bring the baby to your pediatrician to find the reason for the fever. ...Read more

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Took my 6 y 10 month old daughter for routine dentist appt to get her front tooth pulled. Hours later, she now has a 102.5 fever, should I be worried?

Took my 6 y 10 month old daughter for routine dentist appt to get her front tooth pulled. Hours later, she now has a 102.5 fever, should I be worried?

Coincidence?: Probably. Was the front tooth infected? Extractions and dental anesthetics do not cause fevers. Discuss your concerns with her dentist and pediatrician. ...Read more

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My Grandson 11m old, had fever 103.5 yesterday, gave Tylenol (acetaminophen) 6 hourly, now temperature 100, also tooth cutting out, no nasal discharge or cough, advise?

My Grandson 11m old, had fever 103.5 yesterday, gave Tylenol (acetaminophen) 6 hourly, now temperature 100, also tooth cutting out, no nasal discharge or cough, advise?

Fever: Fever is a symptom of an illness and helps to treat the cause. We treat fever in children because it makes them feel more comfortable. Most often the cause of a fever is a virus. If the fever fails to reduce or you are faced with other worrisome symptoms, have your baby checked. All the best. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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