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?
Teething is diagnosed by observation. High fevers or significant irritability should not be attributed to teething and other causes should be sought.
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?
You can try rubbing your clean finger over the gums of your baby to relieve the pain temporarily.