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How long does drooling associated with teething last?

How long does drooling associated with teething last?

Depends: The drooling may last as long as your child is teething. Carry a few extra clean washcloths to help keep clean. ...Read more

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Dr. Stacey Ishman
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Drooling (Definition)

Some drooling in infants and toddlers is normal and is not usually a sign of a disease or other problem. It may occur with teething. Drooling in infants and young children may get worse with upper respiratory ...Read more


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How long does drool rash associated with teething last?

How long does drool rash associated with teething last?

It depends: Any rash will last as long as the cause is present. Some good ways to deal with teething pain are teething rings or frozen wash clothes. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe teething discomfort only. Try applying neosporin to the rash and keep the area clean wiping away saliva frequently. ...Read more

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Is drooling one of the signs that a baby is teething?

Babies drool: It's hard to believe so much fluid can come from the mouths of tiny babes, but teething stimulates drooling, and the waterworks are on for many babies starting from about ten weeks to three or four months of age. ...Read more

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My daughter is 19months and is constantly drooling. I think it's just from teething as we are awaiting her two year molars. Could it be something else?

My daughter is 19months and is constantly drooling. I think it's just from teething as we are awaiting her two year molars. Could it be something else?

It could be: It could be due to teething. At ths age your chid should be gettig her 1st molars in. In some cases it may even be her 2nd molars coming in a little early. As long as she has no other symptoms i woldnt worry about the drooling. ...Read more

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Could a 12 week old be teething? Slightly fussy, waking up in night, drooling a lot, and not latching to eat..

Sure...: Eruption of teeth can happen at different times... some children are born with teeth, for others it can take a year or more. It's genetically determined. ...Read more

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My 16 week old is teething & drooling a lot and has had a stuffy nose/slight cough for 2 days. Could these be related?

My 16 week old is teething & drooling a lot and has had a stuffy nose/slight cough for 2 days. Could these be related?

No. Nasal congestion: & cough are symptoms of a viral upper respiratory illness. Teething does not cause fever, diarrhea or any other symptoms not related to the gums , although some babies have pain & irritability. Drooling at 4 months does not necessarily mean a baby is teething, just that the salivary glands are beginning to function. The central lower incisors usually erupt first, around 6 months. ...Read more

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Could my 7 week old son be teething? Drooling a lot more than usual and been crying and fussy for 2 days, even mid-feed and chewing his hands.

Could my 7 week old son be teething? Drooling a lot more than usual and been crying and fussy for 2 days, even mid-feed and chewing his hands.

Maybe,maybe not: Babies generally drool because they have no social conscience and make more slobber than they choose to swallow. It does increase with their mouthing and suckling activity. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my 3 month old to be teething? He's drooling a lot more and is constantly putting his hand in his mouth. Thank you.

Is it possible for my 3 month old to be teething? He's drooling a lot more and is constantly putting his hand in his mouth. Thank you.

Yes: Teething usually starts at 4 months but can start much earlier. The first tooth usually appears somewhere between 6-12 months. Although sometimes you can see teeth erupt as early as 1 month. ...Read more

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2 year old still drooling. He is not teething. He wheezes a lot. He coughs all day and all night. Could it be caused by large tonsils?

Drooling : It could be. Another cause could be reflux, allergies or some other things. These are only guesses; you need to see your doctor, have him evaluated, and referred to a specialist, if indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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Teething (Definition)

Teething is the natural process of tooth eruption. The rare infant is born with teeth, but for most infants the process begins around 3 months and can last ...Read more