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Teething Topic Guide

Teething Teething: Teething refers to the process of new teeth rising or erupting from the gums. Teething symptoms and signs 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.

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Teething Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »