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My 2 month old baby has had a lot of saliva the leat few days is this a sign of teething?

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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric
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In brief: Most likely, yes

It is very common for babies to have excess saliva when teething.
Sometimes this is also accompanied by a low grade fever and mild diarrhea as well. As long as symptoms are mild it is not problem. If symptoms worsen then see your pediatricain for an evaluation just to be sure.

In brief: Most likely, yes

It is very common for babies to have excess saliva when teething.
Sometimes this is also accompanied by a low grade fever and mild diarrhea as well. As long as symptoms are mild it is not problem. If symptoms worsen then see your pediatricain for an evaluation just to be sure.
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Dr. Stan Shih
Dentistry
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In brief: Possibly

This is possible, but it is a bit early.
On average the first teeth begin erupting at around 6 months.

In brief: Possibly

This is possible, but it is a bit early.
On average the first teeth begin erupting at around 6 months.
Dr. Stan Shih
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No, not teething yet

A 2 month-old baby with an increase in saliva is too young to be teething (teething is around 6 months of age).
A doctor can look in the baby's mouth and throat to see if there is a reason for increased saliva. A throat infection can appear as increased saliva because a sore throat makes a baby less wanting to swallow.

In brief: No, not teething yet

A 2 month-old baby with an increase in saliva is too young to be teething (teething is around 6 months of age).
A doctor can look in the baby's mouth and throat to see if there is a reason for increased saliva. A throat infection can appear as increased saliva because a sore throat makes a baby less wanting to swallow.
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