Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lee | 2009/02/09

Q.

tossing and turning at night

Hi Doc
My 6 month old son ahs been very restless since saturday. He is tossing and turning and moaning at the same time. This happens during the night only, in the morning he sleeps peacefully.Just before he goes to sleep he scraches his head and face a lot.
Is this something to woory about?please advise

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your baby is teething. So use the usual treatments if he appears to be in pain or have discomfort. Apply a teething gel to his lower gums in particular.

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