Doctors for Painful Teething in Vikas Chowk, Sangli
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The teeth (or tooth) that causes the most pain while coming out of the gums varies from child to child. It is often the first tooth that causes the most discomfort — or those big molars, when they arrive. For many babies, working on several teeth at once is the worst. Signs of teething:
• red and swollen gums
• red, flushed cheeks or face
• heavy drooling
• gum-rubbing, biting or sucking
• rubbing her ear on the same side as an erupting tooth
• sleepless at night and wakeful during the day
• not feeding as well
• irritable and unsettled
HOW IS PAINFUL TEETHING DIAGNOSED?
Painful teething is diagnosed by the symptoms of the baby. The baby may feel irritated or fussy. The baby may also develop a temperature or diarrhea just before a tooth breaks through. The child will be unsettled and cranky. He will put things and hands in his mouth often as he will feel the urge to do so.
HOW IS PAINFUL TEETHING TREATED?
There are plenty of things you can try before resorting to pain relief products or teething gels. Giving your baby something cool to bite on can relieve the pressure and ease the pain.
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.