When your child starts trying to chew on everything that comes his way, and drooling – can be no doubt that started the difficult period of teeth eruption. Teeth begin to cut when the baby is about 6 months. Because of this, the gums become red and sensitive, many children at the time of the next eruption of the tooth become irritable and nervous. However, there are children who do not feel any discomfort during this period and behave as usual. The period of teething lasts until all 20 baby teeth will not grow, and usually ends at the age of 2-2.5 years.
Symptoms of tooth growth in a child
– nervousness, increased mobility of the child;
– increased salivation;
– red, swollen gums.
How to relieve the pain when the growth of teeth in a child
If possible, massage your child’s gums. Give your child a safe toy for chewing. Use special conditioners for teething, to ease the pain. You can use baby paracetamol for several days, however, they should not be abused.
If your child refuses to eat, offer him something cool and delicate: yogurt, ice cream, jelly. Usually during teething should not be the following symptoms: diarrhea, fever, nausea, cough, diaper rash, and seizures. If you notice these symptoms, contact your doctor.