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My Grandson 11m old, had fever 103.5 yesterday, gave Tylenol (acetaminophen) 6 hourly, now temperature 100, also tooth cutting out, no nasal discharge or cough, advise?

My Grandson 11m old, had fever 103.5 yesterday, gave Tylenol (acetaminophen) 6 hourly, now temperature 100, also tooth cutting out, no nasal discharge or cough, advise?

Fever: Fever is a symptom of an illness and helps to treat the cause. We treat fever in children because it makes them feel more comfortable. Most often the cause of a fever is a virus. If the fever fails to reduce or you are faced with other worrisome symptoms, have your baby checked. All the best. ...Read more

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Can sinecod syrup be used before bebecal on my 8mnths old his tooth is cutting through and in so much pain?

Can sinecod syrup be used before bebecal on my 8mnths old his tooth is cutting through and in so much pain?

NO: Sinecoid Syrup is a cough suppressant. Please do not use for infant unless specifically prescribed by Physician or Dentist. Call your Pediatrician's office for suggestions. Until you talk to them, give your child a cold teething ring to chew on. ...Read more

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My 5 month old cut his first tooth last week and is cutting another tooth this week. Normal? And can I use teething tablets to easy his pain?

My 5 month old cut his first tooth last week and is cutting another tooth this week. Normal? And can I use teething tablets to easy his pain?

Yes, normal.: Cold teething rings and damp frozen wash clothes are excellent teething aides. Use the appropriate amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe teething discomfort. Avoid using medications that you rub on the gums b/c they only last for 10 to 15 minutes. Encourage fluids

you child may be fussy, eat a little less and/or drool more than usual. Provide loving support and your child will get through this you did. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a cutting wisdom tooth causes swollen glands?

Would it be possible that a cutting wisdom tooth causes swollen glands?

Not likely: "cutting" the wisdom teeth would not directly cause swollen glands. However, if there is a residual infection from the surgical procedure, there could be glandular involvement as with any infection. Contact the doctor immediately if you suspect any infection. ...Read more

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My 6 year old son is. Cutting am. Adult. Tooth he also has a.Fever. Are the 2 related?

My 6 year old son is. Cutting am. Adult. Tooth he also has a.Fever. Are the 2 related?

Yes and no: According to the literature a fever of less than 100.2 isn't unusual. That said, fever can be from a cold or other causes. Ask your dentist to check the incoming tooth to make sure it's erupting ok. ...Read more

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I have a wisdom tooth coming in that feels raised and sharp edged. It is cutting into my cheek and is getting pretty painful?

I have a wisdom tooth coming in that feels raised and sharp edged. It is cutting into my cheek and is getting pretty painful?

Wisdom teeth: Most people don't have enough room for their wisdom teeth, and that's why they're extracted so often. It appears you may need the same. Let your local dentist take a look and give your further advice. ...Read more

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My isdom tooth on the bottom has started cutting the inside of my jaw and my cheek is swollen will it heal itself?

My isdom tooth on the bottom has started cutting the inside of my jaw and my cheek is swollen will it heal itself?

Wisdom tooth: Most probably not. If the wisdom tooth is partially erupted and is causing irritation the only treatment is for removal. Check with your dentist or an oral surgeon and have it removed as soon as possible ...Read more

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I went to the dentist he said my molar (tooth 7) has come in. .. Forgot what he said but basically sideways cutting my cheek, what might he do?

Extraction or ortho: For a molar tooth--and I am guessing you are referring to the very back tooth we usually call a "wisdom" tooth--that is pointing into the cheek, extraction is the typical solution. The tooth is not functional in that position, and can cause some problems to the cheek and adjacent teeth if not dealt with. Another option would be to straighten the tooth, but that would only be for non wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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My toddler is cutting a molar and the gums around the tooth are bleeding. Should I take her to the doctor?

My toddler is cutting a molar and the gums around the tooth are bleeding. Should I take her to the doctor?

How much?: A little bleeding is normal as the tooth works it's way through your gum tissue. Significant bleeding may indicate a problem worthy of evaluation. ...Read more

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8 Days after a tooth exstraction In middle of roof of mouth would I be able to eat a burger without cutting it up or will that affect the healing?

8 Days after a tooth exstraction In middle of roof of mouth would I be able to eat a burger without cutting it up or will that affect the healing?

Eating after extract: You want to keep the area very clean, rinse w warm salt water after every tie you eat. If a bone graft was placed you need to be extra careful. ...Read more

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Is a dentist able to remove gum tissue from another part of the inside of the mouth vs. Cutting the palate for a connective tissue graft (1 tooth)?

Is a dentist able to remove gum tissue from another part of the inside of the mouth vs. Cutting the palate for a connective tissue graft (1 tooth)?

Second Guessing: You're second guessing your periodontist... why? There's a certain type of gingiva that's needed for the graft, and there's an abundance of it on your palate. Allow your health care providers to do just that... provide you with healthcare! Discuss all of your concerns with those who are actually treating you... you'll get better answers than those on this forum, since they have actually examined u ...Read more

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My molar tooth is growing on top but it's cutting my bottom gums because there is not a tooth there yet and now my side of my mouth is sore a lot?

My molar tooth is growing on top but it's cutting my bottom gums because there is not a tooth there yet and now my side of my mouth is sore a lot?

Wisdom tooth?: This may be your maxillary wisdom tooth that is super-erupting. Your mandibular tooth is delayed or impacted. See a dentist asap to be evaluated and have the tooth extracted if necessary. The longer you wait, the more it will erupt, to the point where you will not be able to fully close your mouth due to the pain and swelling. Call today for an appointment. ...Read more

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My upper molar tooth or wisdom is growing in and cutting the side of my cheek and bottom gums its making my side of my mouth sore and sensetive? Help

My upper molar tooth or wisdom is growing in and cutting the side of my cheek and bottom gums its making my side of my mouth sore and sensetive? Help

See a dentist: Obviously you may need to get your wisdom tooth (teeth) out, for now try warm water and salt several times a day. Be careful while chewing, don't forget to keep brushing your teeth. ...Read more

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How to know if your baby is cutting teeth?

How to know if your baby is cutting teeth?

Drooling, sore gums: If your child is cranky, drooling and trying to bit his hand or have a need to chew...
Then they are most likely teething. Or as you like to say...Cutting teeth.
Looking on your child's gums and see if there are whitish bumps where the teeth may be coming thru. Some numbing agents or cold (frozen) teething devices can help. ...Read more

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Baby cutting teeth. What is a bad temp and symptoms? Other advice to would be helpful.

Baby cutting teeth. What is a bad temp and symptoms? Other advice to would be helpful.

Exciting time: Stay away from topical anesthetics. Use chilled teethers. Draw milk into pacifier, freez it, and give it to your baby. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a child have a fever from cutting adult teeth?

I've never seen it: By the time a kid starts loosing/gaining teeth again at 6 or older they can verbalize their discomforts. I can't recall ever evaluating a kid for fever that had adult teeth coming in and no other reason for their fever. Discomfort yes, fever, I doubt. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms when cutting your wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth: Tender gum area that maybe a different color with sensitivity/pain to touch, sometimes a low grade fever. If it is a ten on a scale of ten then it might be pericornitis around a partially erupted tooth and you should see your dentist. ...Read more

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What causes fever in a 1yr old child. Could she be cutting new teeth.

What causes fever in a 1yr old child. Could she be cutting new teeth.

Fever under one year: Fever in a child this age is a clear indication for a visit to a pediatrician. Although teething is said to be able to create fever you never want to make assumptions that if incorrect can hurt your baby. Please go and see somebody soon. Hope the baby is better quickly. ...Read more

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When toddlers are cutting teeth can it make them have diaherra and fever?

When toddlers are cutting teeth can it make them have diaherra and fever?

See below: Some believe that cutting teeth can cause fevers where others do not. I personally believe that fevers can occur due to a flush of bacteria into the blood stream with the tooth pushing through. As for diarrhea, it can occur too. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that cutting back on sugar will help preserve genetically bad teeth?

Is it actually true that cutting back on sugar will help preserve genetically bad teeth?

It is true: The health of your teeth relies on a combination of genetics and dental hygiene. Your genes are 60% of your tooth decay. Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing them daily, less sugar food and drinks and having regular check-ups with a dentist can help keep your teeth healthy for life. ...Read more

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How could I cope with my teeth cutting the inside of my mouth?

No need to cope: Why suffer? It may be as simple as smoothing down a sharp edge of a chipped tooth. Call a dentist in your area for an examination and feel better soon. ...Read more