Though slight discomfort during teething is normal, in some children painful teething is a reason to worry about. Such kids tend to have extreme pain in their gums, which makes them cranky and grumpy. Teething pain includes discomfort in the gums followed with itchiness and irritation too. Such children could have loose motions and stools too.
HOW IS PAINFUL TEETHING DIAGNOSED?
A dentist would check your baby’s gums to ensure that there are not other issues involved in the teething process.
HOW IS PAINFUL TEETHING TREATED?
He/ she may treat the problem with simple meditations to relieve the pain. Alongside home remedies are also suggested here that include giving your child something cold to suck on or giving hard biscuits and snacks to chew. In rare cases is a mild dentistry procedure involved.
DID YOU KNOW?
Teething pain is not something serious but for children it could lead to a lot of discomfort along with loss of appetite. It is best to consult a doctor in extreme cases.