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Can teething cause fever for my 7 mounth baby?

Can teething cause fever for my 7 mounth baby?

Yes: Fever is a common "side effect" of teething in infants. Monitor the temperature and call your doctor if it gets above 102, or if your infant has other symptoms (cough, runny nose, congestion, etc.) as there can be other causes of fever as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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Teething (Definition)

The natural process of tooth eruption. Although the rare infant is born with teeth, for most infants the process begins around three months and can last ...Read more


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Can teething cause on and off fevers in a 10 month old ? And diaherra?

Can teething cause on and off fevers in a 10 month old ? And diaherra?

Maybe: The average 10mo is both acquiring teeth & sticking his/her hands in their mouth covered with new germs from their surroundings.Whether this is teeth or low grade viral illness is hard to say. I expect about 3 diarrheal illnesses & 5-7 respiratory viruses/yr at this stage. Since we can't fix either i think we blame teeth a bit more than they really deserve. ...Read more

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Can teething cause runny nose, mild fever and lost of appetite? Child is 19 months old

Can teething cause runny nose, mild fever and lost of appetite? Child is 19 months old

Perhaps: Although there's no evidence that teething causes fever, fevers of less than 100 degrees have been reported. If upper teeth trying to erupt vagus nerve stimulation can result in runny nose. As to appetite, would you want to eat if your teeth were sore? Please see Pediatric Dental Specialist (1st Dental exam Age 1). See Pediatrician to check for cold/virus. You must see both. ...Read more

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Can teething be the cause of a fever that my 15 month old son has had it for 2 days. He has no cold symptoms all he has is fever and crankiness?

Can teething be the cause of a fever that my 15 month old son has had it for 2 days. He has no cold symptoms all he has is fever and crankiness?

Teething: Teething can cause fussiness, but not usually a fever over 101. If your child has a fever over 101 for more than a couple of days, he may need to be checked to see if there is another cause. ...Read more

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Does teething cause fever? Will teething cause a fever?

Does teething cause fever? Will teething cause a fever?

Teething myth: It's honestly a myth. It is usually just a coincident that a baby has a fever at the same time they are teething. ...Read more

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Does teething cause fever?

Does teething cause fever?

Yes, but: No more than in the 100.X mark. Anything higher may be due to other causes. ...Read more

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Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Does teething cause a low grade fever?

Teething fever?: I don't think anyone can answer that question for sure. There seems to be a disagreement in the dental and medical community on that issue. It's possible. Having said that, if your child has a low grade fever, i would check with your own pediatrician as to what he\she believes and whether it would be a good idea to have your child in for an evaluation. ...Read more

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10&1/2 months old, recently weaned .. Can low fever and teething cause lack of urination and constipation. ? Hasn't had a wet diaper in over 8 hours

10&1/2 months old, recently weaned .. Can low fever and teething cause lack of urination and constipation. ? Hasn't had a wet diaper in over 8 hours

MD visit required: Your child sound dehydrated, and this can lead to a more serious situation. You should bring the child to the pediatrician to rule out any additional issues. Lack of fluids is a significant issue for all children. If you are unable to reach your pediatrician, your safest bet is the pediatric er. ...Read more

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Will having my teeth cleaned cause a fever and chills?

Will having my teeth cleaned cause a fever and chills?

Not likely: A dental cleaning is a non-invasive procedure. Sounds like you may be getting sick, and it is probably a coincidence that you are feeling this way after your cleaning. See your physician.. You may have caught a virus. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth erupting cause someone to have fevers?

Can wisdom teeth erupting cause someone to have fevers?

Yes: If an infection develops then it can cause fever. Also the pain may cause you not to eat and drink adequately and the resulting dehydration will also contribute to developing a fever. ...Read more

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If your teeth hurts can it cause you to have fevers? My Dr can't figure out why I'm running high fevers I don't know what to say

If your teeth hurts can it cause you to have fevers? My Dr can't figure out why I'm running high fevers I don't know what to say

If infected: If teeth and/or gums are infected, the spreading infection can cause high fever. Please see your Dentist immediately. If dental/gum infection is ruled out, you live in a city with some of the best teaching hospitals in the world. It may be time to seek a second opinion. ...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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Can wisdom teeth infection cause pharyngitis and can wisdom teeth infection cause no fever?

Can wisdom teeth infection cause pharyngitis and can wisdom teeth infection cause no fever?

Dental infections: Dental infections can spread to cause pharyngitis and may not always cause a fever in the early stages. Please see a local dentist for an evaluation asap. Infections can spread quickly, and even be life threatening. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsils under my chin but I'm not running a fever. Could my wisdom teeth cause this?

Swollen tonsils under my chin but I'm not running a fever. Could my wisdom teeth cause this?

May be sublingual: May be lymph nodes or the sublingual glands You cab discuss this with your physician and/or see a ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I am having canker sore in teeth root and also tonsilitis ,i took amoxcyllin for 3 days after that suddenly getting high fever what could be the cause?

I am having canker sore in teeth root and also tonsilitis ,i took amoxcyllin for 3 days after that suddenly getting high fever what could be the cause?

Stop amoxicillin: As far as I can tell, a strep infection has not been documented thus the question as to whether you need Amoxicillin. I suspect that you are developing a drug fever to amoxicillin and need to discontinue it immediately before you get sicker. ...Read more

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If my nieces wisdom teeth are coming in, can it cause fever, sore throat?

If my nieces wisdom teeth are coming in, can it cause fever, sore throat?

Yes: Chances are there is some infection going on in the gum tissue around these teeth. At her age if the teeth are just starting to come in, chances are she doesn't have enough room for them. She should see her dentist about having them removed. She may also need an antibiotic to help with the infection. ...Read more

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Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Yes: Yes, rotten wisdom teeth can cause all of the symptoms you describe. The solution is to have these infected wisdom teeth removed. An antibiotic can only help shrink the infection, it will not make it go away. You should make an appointment with an oral surgeon asap so they work with you to solve this problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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