Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Megan | 2010/04/12



Dear Doc. My son is 19 months old. He is 8 teeth &  is busy cutting 4 at the same time now (any suggestions on what to put on his gums, have treid teejel, vodol etc, but nothing really helps). I find that he is making himself vomit alot, he burps and up comes the vomit, and a lot of it. You can smell acid. Is this related to teething? I have also found that his tongue is white and has sores on the side of his mouth. Any ideas? Thanx....

Expert's Reply



Your son is teething but he also appears to have an infection in his mouth. It sounds like thrush but he may have a virus infection called herpes stomatitis. Your little son should be seen by a doctor or clinic nurse.

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Posted by: cynthia | 2010/06/02

my son is 2yrs &  he is teething but im worried his mouth is very swollen,the tongue is white,he cant open his mouth,his is also complaining about his ear.Doc whatshould i do or give him.

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