Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Megan | 2011-03-09



Dear Doc, my son is 2 and a half. He is currently cutting all 4 of his back molars at the same time. You can feel that they have just broken through the gums. Last night he became very snotty &  congested. I have spray saline and suctioned. Than I sprayed medicine 2 dry up his nose (it never worked, it starts with an OX Paed). He was up most of the night crying, I also put teejal on. Is the congested related to the teeth? Please can you help me make him feel better? The snot was clean but this morning, there was a bit of yellow, but is now clear again. He felt a little bit warm last night… ..

Expert's Reply



Your baby has a cold and the fact that he is teething is just making him feel so much more unhappy. Keep his nose clear with a Sterimar nasal spray twice a day. Give him Panado for pain and continue to use the Teejel on his gums.

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