Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Portia | 2008/10/22

Q.

5 month old teething

My son is 5 months and I' m not sure if I see signs of teething. He' s producing more saliva now, his fingers is constantly in his mouth. On most times his fingers are playing with the bottom left and right gums. I' ve been rubbing Ashton &  Parsons and also Bonjela on his gums and then he bites down on it. Is there anything I can do to relieve his discomfort and pain please?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby is definitely teething. Apply Pansoral gel to his gums when he gets too uncomfortable especially to his lower gums in the centre where his first teeth will appear.

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