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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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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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How many consecutive days can I give my 16 month old son Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) (for teething) without causing harm? (His molars are coming in.)

How many consecutive days can I give my 16 month old son Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) (for teething) without causing harm? (His molars are coming in.)

Motrin and teething: Motrin if given in appropriate doses for weight and time intervals, every 6 to 8 hrs, is a safe medicine for toddlers and teething. However in there is a history of stomach disorders, kidney problems or bleeding issues it would be best to consult a pediatrician first. Certainly teething and with molars can be a rough go of it, no doubt. I wouldn't recommend using frequently or longer than 5-7d. ...Read more

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Does initiation of teething can cause loose stomach in an infant? My 10 months old daughter has started teething and her stomach is loose these days?

Does initiation of teething can cause loose stomach in an infant? My 10 months old daughter has started teething and her stomach is loose these days?

Teething rumors: Fevers, diarrhea, rashes and all sort of things have been attributed to teething, but no scientific evidence exists that teething causes anything other than pain and discomfort. ...Read more

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My 7 month old is on amoxicillin. He has a slight fever, can I give him tylenol (acetaminophen)?

My 7 month old is on amoxicillin. He has a slight fever, can I give him tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Why and how long: You do not mention why your child is on amox or for how long. Or what is a slight fever. Kids on antibiotics for a bacterial infection usually break their fever within 72 hours. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has diarrhea. What could be the cause? How can I help him? Should he stay away from my 7 month old baby?

My 7 year old son has diarrhea. What could be the cause? How can I help him? Should he stay away from my 7 month old baby?

Diarrhea: Most diarrheal illnesses are caused by a viral infection. It is contagious. Older sibling needs to wash his hands well in order to avoid the spread. Usually giving enough fluids, avoiding juices helps. Probiotic otc and brat diet is recommended as well. Usually it takes its course. Avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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I gave my 7 year old children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

I gave my 7 year old  children's pain and fever at 10:30 can I give him triaminic cold and cough?

Yes, but check the: ingredient label for acetaminophen. The formulation of Triaminic Cough and Cold that I am familiar with does not have acetaminophen, but does have a decongestant and antihistamine, which may be helpful if your child has a lot of nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give a 7 month old baby Ibuprofen for teething pain?

Is it safe to give a 7 month old baby Ibuprofen for teething pain?

Yes: We avoid it until 6 months to allow the kidneys to finish maturing. It is disposed of in the kidneys vs the liver for Tylenol. ...Read more

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What can I do for my 21 month old toddler with a fever ranging from 99 - 101 with cold hands and feet. Also stuffy nose and sneezing.Gave her tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What can I do for my 21 month old toddler with a fever ranging from 99 - 101 with cold hands and feet.  Also stuffy nose and sneezing.Gave her tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Fluids/monitor: Your 21mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not too noticable all suggest home care ok. Lack of play/noticable incresaed work to breathe/poor fluid intake all suggest a dr visit in order.Nasal saline helps keep the nose clear & tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort med may help. ...Read more

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My son 4 years old has pneumonia. They prescribed him clindamycin for it, At any rate his fever is back can i give him ibuprofen for the fever?

My son 4 years old has pneumonia. They prescribed him clindamycin for it, At any rate his fever is back can i give him ibuprofen for the fever?

Should be OK: Fever is sign of ongoing inflammation. Patients can have some low grade fever even after being on antibiotics. It is OK to give the dose per age(mentioned in the label) of acetaminophen or tylenol or ibuprofen. However, need to be careful about the side effects. Cold (not ice cold but tap-water cold) towel over the body is also a good home remedy. If fever continues, take him to his doctor. ...Read more

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Is teething cause diarrhea and fever in 1 year old baby boy?

Is teething cause diarrhea and fever in 1 year old baby boy?

No: Many people think that teething causes fever and diarrhea but this is not true. Typically a baby is more fussy than usual. If he has a fever you can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) eor whatever your doctor has recommended.Contact the doctor if the fever and diarrhea persists. ...Read more

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Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Homeopathy and drops: Most doctors advise antibiotics for ear infections but research shows while they may relieve pain a bit sooner there is greater chance of recurrence. An old home remedy is crushing some garlic, warming it in olive oil and putting a few drops of the warm oil in her ear. My favorite treatment is homeopathy. Many mainstream pharmacies carry hyland's infant earache drops. See comment for more info:. ...Read more

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My 7 year old son has had fever since 2 days along with sore throat. The fever spikes back up to 103 once motrin wears off. Could it be streps?

Possibly should see: A child with 102 that returns after meds for 2 days may have a serious illness that needs a professional it may be strep or another needs med if exam needs cult only a prof. Can tell 2-3 days is limit if nothing you have peace of mind. ...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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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more