Teething and Vomiting:


Teething is not a problem
Common signs of teething are discomfort, restlessness or irritability, loss of appetite and waking during the night, chewing on toys and fingers is very common. Production of saliva may increase the causing excessive drooling and coughing as well, the baby tries to clear there throat. Drooling may cause a rash on baby's face or neck and chest area. It is helpful to keep these areas dry by using bibs, changing wet clothes often.
Sings of teething
Local signs of teething may include sore or tender swollen gum tissue near the area of tooth eruption. Sometimes the gum tissue may appear blue and purple instead of the usual pink color, this condition is not a problem and usually resolves after the teeth erupt once. Teething symptoms can be most pronounced when the first teeth erupt; sometimes the wide back teeth cause the most discomfort.
Ways to relieve
There are many ways to relieve the discomfort of teething of your child. Simple distractions like changing the scenery, rocking or cuddling may provide comfort. Teething rings cold ones can be extremely helpful. Once the teeth have erupted avoid using the fluid-filled teething rings as the new teeth can puncture them, It is used to recommend letting babies chew on frozen bananas or Popsicle's but recommending this form of relief is stopped because the pieces could become choking hazards. Try using a clean frozen wash cloth instead. If drooling is excessive then be sure to give your child plenty of water and diluted juice to keep her well hydrated. Baby medicated gel or Baby Teething Pain Medicine. Systemic analgesics such as baby Tylenol or baby Motrin can also be helpful. Consult your pediatrician prior to giving your baby systemic pain medication. Avoid using baby aspirin because this medication can linked to a serious condition known as Reye's syndrome.
Some conditions may arise
Few conditions commonly associated with teething may require consultation with a pediatrician like fever, diarrhea, and vomiting are almost always associated with some type of illness. If a fever is more than 48 hours and is above 100 degrees Fahrenheit then call your physician. If a baby is vomiting and has diarrhea, appears lethargic or has serious sleep problems do contact your physician. Signs of gum infection include extreme redness as well as swelling, presence of pus and heat in the affected area. These conditions should be examined by a physician. It is not unusual for infants to experience illnesses during the first year after birth but it is difficult to distinguish between illness and teething can sometimes be a problem.

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