Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: cynthia | 2010/06/02

Q.

teething

my son is 2yrs &  he is teething but his mouth is swollen,his tongue is white,his ear is painful.he cant open his mouth.what should i do or give him?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am very concerned about your son as the symptoms you describe here may be due to a serious illness called diphtheria. Your son must be seen by a doctor immediately.

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Posted by: HMom | 2010/06/02

teething shouldnt make his tongue white or have such drastic symptoms. take him to the doctor - it could be serious.

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