Childhood Diseases

Posted by: M | 2011-07-11



My son is turning 8 months on 30 July. He started teething his below centre 2 teeth at 5 months. His third tooth came a week ago, next to the 2 teeth below. The third tooth seems to be scew? what can be the cause and how do I prevent the other from it? I als want to know what causes a baby''s cheeks to turn red?

Expert's Reply



This is very common and your baby's teeth should straighten by themselves. There is an illness caused by a virus infection that is very common at present and is called the 'slapped cheek' or Parvovirus B19 disease. This is not a dangerous illness and it passes over after a few days. This causes babies to have very red cheeks. Some babies also get red cheeks if they get too hot or if they are overdressed.

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Posted by: M | 2011-07-12

Thanks Doc.

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