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How Long Does Irritability Associated With Teething Last
The term "irritability" is used for infants and young children who, when ill, are especially fussy, whiny, and fretful, despite attempts at comforting and soothing them. Irritability can be a very early sign of serious problems. Although irritability is not a symptom of any specific illness, it should arouse suspicion in the parent that something might be wrong with the child, even though there may not ...Read more
Individualized: Teething symptoms will be different for every child. Fussiness can be associated with teething and only your child will no how long this will last. Provide loving support, teething rings, the correct dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe pain and plenty of fluids until your child completes teething. Remember, teething is a natural life process... Your child will get through it just as you did. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
9mnth old baby teeth cut through last montg his irritable again this month and has bronchitis could his top teeth be cutting through waking a lot nite?
Possibly: You don't indicate if anything else is going on. Is the baby normal during the day, feeding well, without fever, etc. Also do not indicate who made the diagnosis of bronchitis and whether the cause was determined. A 9 month old should be evaluated by a pediatrician. Good luck and hope he is better soon. ...Read more
When do preemies get their first tooth? I have a 28-weeker who is now 5.5 months (2.5 months adjusted) and she seems to be showing signs of teething (drooling, irritability, chewing/sucking on everything in reach, and not sleeping as much).
Perfectly normal: Some babies are born with at least 1 erupted tooth. Some don't get a tooth until 18 months. 6 months is a little early but well within normal limits. As soon as 1st tooth erupts, but no later than 1st b'day, take baby to pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist (for all the same reasons you see a Pediatrician for medical care) for exam, developmental analysis, oral hygiene instruction, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should I be worried if my childs soft spot is raised? He has been irritable but hes also teething, so I figured that was the cause.
Bulging fontanelle? : Worry is a wasted emotion, so i would never recommend it. However, a bulging fontanelle is not normal, and it is not caused by teething. If your baby is cranky with a full or bulging fontanelle then he needs to be immediately seen in the nearest emergency room. This time of year we see late summer viruses which can cause this, but it also may be caused by bacterial meningitis, which is deadly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of a teething baby other than being cranky and irritable? Do they sleep more?
Is it normal for a 4 month old to have a 100.9 fever while teething? My 4 month old baby just got her first 2 teeth in about a week ago. But today she has been acting really irritable and checked her rectal temperature and it was 100.9. Could this be a ca
A little high: 100.9 is a little high. May be teething, but more probably a cold. Ck w pediatrician. And see a pediatric dentist no later than 1st b'day. 2 or 3 is late. You need to talk to pedodontist about care of baby teeth, diet, hygiene, growth and development of teeth and jaws, Fluoride (remember, permanent teeth are already forming), and so many other things. And your child & the dr can bond. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My teeth are really irritable! what can I do to whiten my teeth and how do I get rid of this annoying pain?
See your dentist !: Not sure if your sensitive to hot, cold, or sweets or all of these or have spontaneous or bite related pain. All have a different cause and need professional evaluation. Teeth whitening can be done but i would get the tooth irritability issue resolved first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
21 month old has been lethargic and irritable for 5 days. Complaining of body and teeth hurting, not much appetite, but no fever. Is it serious?
Constantly moving my tongue against my bottom teeth (causing pain and canker), have to do it. Feel strange irritable and restless. Neurological?
Medication related?: Laura, Have you taken any psychiatric medications in the recent past? There are certain drugs that can cause repetitive movements of your tongue (called tardive dyskinesia). If this is the case, talk with your doctor about treatment options. You do not mention if this occurs at particular times of day, or when you are feeling stressed or anxious. If so, behavioral treatments could help ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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