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How long should a teething fever last?

How long should a teething fever last?

Generally a day or : Two. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help or consult with your child's pediatrician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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How long should fevers from teething last?

How long should fevers from teething last?

? Teething Fever ?: I'm not convinced kids have teething fever & if they do it would be low grade at most. Since teething can encompass the first 3 yrs & the are due for 5-7 respiratory & 3 diarrheal illness/yr at the same time there is bound to be some overlap.I would be concerned with persistent fever in a kid whose feeding & activity decline & want that kid seen.If playful & happy during the process, just monitor. ...Read more

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My one year old has a fever due to teething how long can I expect this to last?

My one year old has a fever due to teething how long can I expect this to last?

Consult Pediatrician: You do not mention how high a fever. Most dentists agree that teething does not cause a fever. Parents may disagree. Regardless, especially in a one year old, you should call your own pediatrician and discuss the issue. ...Read more

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6 mth old very frequent, green mucuousy BM for 6 days. No rash or fever. Alert and pleasant. PCP said it was teething. How so? How long will it last?

6 mth old very frequent, green mucuousy BM for 6 days. No rash or fever. Alert and pleasant. PCP said it was teething. How so? How long will it last?

Loose link: There is no strong evidence that teething causes diarrhea or fever, contrary to popular belief. Green stools in an infant can be caused by infection, diet, or malabsorption. Babies with non-bloody diarrhea without vomiting, weight loss, fever or other signs of illness can be closely monitored for a few days, but beyond this should be evaluated for an underlying condition. ...Read more

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My 33 month old son gets a fever at night for the last 2 days. Could this be from teething? He has no other symptoms except a slightly stuffy nose.

My 33 month old son gets a fever at night for the last 2 days. Could this be from teething? He has no other symptoms except a slightly stuffy nose.

Viral illness possib: It is myth that teething causes infection ,it could be quincidence .Your son may be having mild viral infection -having fever and stuffy nose.These symptoms may go away in 2-3 days.watch for fever or cough ,if persisting then see doctor . ...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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7mo old up crying last night. Pulling at ears, no fever. Has 2 teeth, but never screamed at night like that. Seems ok today. Dr or wait?

7mo old up crying last night. Pulling at ears, no fever. Has 2 teeth, but never screamed at night like that. Seems ok today. Dr or wait?

Crying Babies: There is nothing more aggravating as seeing your child in pain or misery. But, it sounds like the crying has subsided today? If it has then waiting is fine. But if not i would want to know if the child is having a fever? Eating? Lethargic? If there are any acute worrisome signs today then getting into the clinic is appropriate and perhaps urgent today. ...Read more

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Had 4 wisdom teeth pulled , no stitches by dentist. Had fever and vomiting the first day and 1/2 . How long till soreness goes away? Been 5 days.

Had 4 wisdom teeth pulled , no stitches by dentist. Had fever and vomiting the first day and 1/2 . How long till soreness goes away?  Been 5 days.

Soon: Pain should be improving soon, but everyone pains response is different. Hopefully, the dental surgeon put you on some medication to help with the pain as wisdom teeth surgery can certainly be discomforting. Follow-up with surgeon for eval if pain persists. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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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