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Can teething cause a cough ?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pooled secretions in the throat from excess salivation and inflammation o the gums.

In brief: Yes

Pooled secretions in the throat from excess salivation and inflammation o the gums.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Teething causes excessive salivation which when lying down can cause a cough.
Any mucus that gets near our wind pipe (trachea) cause an automatic cough to protect your lungs from mucus entering.

In brief: Sometimes

Teething causes excessive salivation which when lying down can cause a cough.
Any mucus that gets near our wind pipe (trachea) cause an automatic cough to protect your lungs from mucus entering.
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry

In brief: Maybe

I was taught in dental school that teething ( at least the first time around) often coincides with when the baby needs to develop it's own antibodies, meaning the baby can be at higher risk for getting a cold.

In brief: Maybe

I was taught in dental school that teething ( at least the first time around) often coincides with when the baby needs to develop it's own antibodies, meaning the baby can be at higher risk for getting a cold.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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