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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Chantelle | 2007/08/13

Q.

4 months old teething

Hi Doc

I would like to find out what to give my 4 months old baby boy, he's teething, from yesterday he does not like his food, only drinks Formula, and he's not a happy child , he's cries a lot the whole weekend, he does not sleep like he use to during the day,

Please advise what to do
your help will be appreciated

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If he is in pain use only Panado or Calpol surup. You can use a teething gel on his gums if he has discomfort.His first teeth will probably only appear when he is 6 months old.

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