Teething Topic Guide
Teething: Teething refers to the process of new teeth rising or erupting from the gums. Teething symptoms include increased drooling, restless sleep, food refusal, fussiness, bringing the hands to the mouth, and mild rash. Frozen washcloths and putting gentle pressure on the gums may alleviate some symptoms.
Rash A rash is a visible skin outbreak. Examples of noninfectious rashes include eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, hives, and allergic dermatitis. Types of infectious rashes include ringworm, impetigo, scabies, herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. Rashes may be caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Treatment depends upon the type of rash.