Home > Parenting > Child > First year 27 June 2006 Signs of teething What are the signs that your child may be teething? 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' A baby’s first tooth can arrive as early as three months, but the average age is seven months. What are the signs that your child may be teething? Drooling Cough – due to increased saliva Chin or face rash Biting Pain and discomfort Diarrhoea Fever Refusal to feed Irritability Struggling to sleep Ear pulling NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: ChildFirst year advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Vaping dangers » Why vaping may do your heart no favours US moves to restrict flavoured e-cig sales, ban menthol cigarettes Under pressure, top US e-cig maker pulls most flavoured products from market Friends' vaping could pose danger to kids with asthma In a study, school children with asthma were found to be more likely to suffer an asthma attack after exposure to vapour from someone else's e-cigarette. Protect your skin » Just a little weightlifting can help your heart How to handle incontinence at the gym 10 ways to keep your skin glowing with good health in 2019 Avoid germs at the gym to protect your skin The bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause skin infections love warm, moist places like sweaty exercise equipment and locker room showers.