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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 until 3 years old.
Teething: 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 until 3 years old. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-6 months: Around 3 to 6 months is the average age when the first tooth begins to exit the gums . It may be accompanied by a slight fever, drooling, crying and irratability. Some babies are born with teeth and some are very slow to errupt teeth. Dont worry, unusual teething rates seldom translate into serious problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 17 m/o:runny nose <1 week, sometimes congestion. No other symptoms. Teething? Seasonal allergies? Just finished first molars. Other allergies?
Probably not: Probably allergies or cold. If your child has not yet seen a dentist (preferably a pediatric dental specialist) you're overdue. Although most general dentists say wait until2-3, that's late for developmental evaluation which is part of a pediatric dental specialists training during their post-dental school residency. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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