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How Do You Know When Your Baby Is Teething
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Teething symptoms: The first tooth usually breaks through when a baby is 6 months old; some babies are born with teeth, some do not get any teeth until they are 12 months, and that is totally normal. Some babies have no symptoms when teething, and others may be fussy, have a sleeping disturbance or put their fingers in their mouths or bite on objects for a few days to a week before the tooth breaks through. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i be concerned if my 6 year old's teeth look bluish-whitish as the baby teeth are replaced. Anyone knows why this is?
Drooling and crying: Teeth eruption in baby will cause discomfort, pain or sometimes infection and fever. Most common signs are drooling and crying over pain while pointing the inside of mouth. The best way to help easing the process is maintaining the oral hygeine so to decrease the chance of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My baby is 8/12 old, his temp is 39 for the last 4 days, i don't know why? He has no flu no cough nothing but he start teething is that normal ?
Probably a virus: At 8 1/2 months old they teeth still. When teething their resistance is down and they are more prone to pick up illnesses, especially viruses. Without other symptoms at this time it probably is a virus. If you are worried there is never harm in getting baby checked by your doctor. Fevers in that range are common for babies that age with most viral infections but should break in 3-5 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let them chew: Chewing on something cold and firm is helpful. One idea is to give them a damp washcloth that as been frozen in the freezer to chew on. Commercial teeth rings that can be frozen are available as well. Teething is a normal process. I would avoid medication like painkillers unless absolutely necessary. Most babies really don't need them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are they?: I am not sure what a teething tablet is but if they do exist they might be a tablet that contains an oral topical anesthetic like in orajel. It is a natural process and most kids do come thru it with minimal trouble. Should you little one be badly bothered try something that is very cold to suck or chew on. There are items you can buy to place in the freezer and let you child chew away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very Variable: If you see teeth, she's teething. While most infants start between 4-8 months old, it is perfectly normal to start younger or later. While rare, some children do not start teething until 12 months of age. Children who get their baby teeth late will often get their permanent teeth later as well. If you have concerns bring her to a pediatric dentist. No child is to young for a dental exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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