why vomiting while teething should not be ignored

Why Vomiting While Teething Should Not Be Ignored

If your baby is vomiting while they are teething, it could be an infection or food allergy:

– Expected signs of teething include swollen gums, drooling, loss of appetite, crying and chewing on objects to relieve the discomfort of baby teeth trying to push through the gum.

– Vomiting is not a typical sign of teething; is it lasts for 12 hours or is accompanied by a temperature it’s advisable to seek medical advice.

– Your dentist can advise on easing the discomfort of teething.

“Parents and caregivers can usually treat teething at home using simple remedies, such as cold compresses and massage.”

Read the full story here: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322987.php

 

Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.

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