How to relieve a teething baby
The appearance of the first deciduous teeth in young children is always associated with whimsical condition, poor sleep and appetite. Mother is very worried about their children and are trying to ease the process of teething, using and medicines, and folk ways.
The symptoms of teething
How to determine what the child started teething and how to relieve him?
- The kid is constantly acting out because of pain.
- Pulls in mouth hands and different objects, trying to scratch the gums. Ensure that the toys do not have sharp edges that can injure the mucous membranes. If you get an infection in the wound may develop stomatitis.
- When teething, the child is not eating and not sleeping because of the pain, fever.
- Swollen gums.
- Increases salivation. Is a protective reaction of the body, as saliva contains enzymes that have antibacterial properties. It is important to wipe the face to avoid rash and irritation.
- Can increase the body temperature to 38, develop diarrhea. But always these symptoms are associated with the eruption of the teeth, additionally, it may be a viral infection. Violations of the chair associated with increased salivation.
Usually the first teeth after 4-6 months of age. To three years the child grows 20 dairy units. The terms depend on genetic predisposition and the individual characteristics of the baby.
Meets and later erupting teeth in children causes can be disorders in the endocrine system, the digestive system, rickets, viral diseases, metabolic disorders in the body, in such cases, the teeth appear only after 8-12 months.
The child’s condition during the eruption of different groups of teeth may vary. Easier just appear front incisors, but the canines and chewing units deliver more discomfort and pain. But every child is such an individual process, some kids will act up, temperature, and other tooth discovered accidentally, without even knowing it.
Relieve painful teething in young children by using of pharmaceutical drugs. It gels and ointments relieves pain, inflammation and discomfort.
Holisal gel has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic effect. Used in the applied on inflamed areas where teeth are coming in. Has a rapid anesthetic effect. The only drawback is the increase of salivation.
The dentinox gel in its composition contains Lidocaine and an infusion of chamomile. Because of the current components of the drug relieves pain, inflammation. It can be used for children of any age. The gel is gently rubbed into the gums several times a day.
For painful teething in children gives good results using gel Kamistad because it helps relieve pain, inflammation, to make application for swollen gums. The drug has a rapid anesthetic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory effect.
Panoral gel will help to ease the eruption of the first teeth in infants without side effects, as it consists of natural herbal ingredients which are not harmful even babies. Make application possible without restrictions, with increased pain. Despite the high cost of the drug, mothers of young children give preference to him.
How to ease the pain of teething in infants? Gel Baby Doctor has analgesic effect, cools the gums, reduces their sensitivity. The product consists of natural components, but can cause an allergic reaction. Therefore, before using consult your pediatrician. Recommended if you are allergic to Lidocaine.
At very high temperatures it is necessary to give the baby the medicine (Panadol), severe pain will help the anesthetic (Nurofen). But if uncomfortable symptoms persist longer than 2-3 days, consult your doctor.
How can I speed up the teething baby? Offer the kid to chew special silicone or rubber ring. It can be pre-cooled in the refrigerator. Such devices help to massage the gums, accelerating the emergence of milk teeth. The cooled liquid in the ring relieves pain and swelling.
What you can use a folk remedy to teething infants? If the child is breastfed, it is recommended to feed more often, it soothes the baby and massage the gums. Also you can gently massage the inflamed area with your finger wrapped in a piece of cheesecloth.
Older children give to chew solid Apple, carrot or a crust of bread. It is important to ensure that the child does not swallow a big piece and choked on food.
Relieve pain and soothe the child to help chamomile tea. It can be purchased in a drugstore or made at home from herbs. For brewing tea, take ½ teaspoon of chamomile, mint and fennel seeds, pour 1 Cup of boiling water. Tea insist 1 hour, covered, then filter. Drink it by the half teaspoon to infants, older children, the dose should be increased. This tea will be helpful the mother, if the baby is breastfeeding.
Cut milk teeth how to help a child folk remedies? You can lubricate massaging the gums with honey. To use this method, if you are not allergic to bee products. Honey has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, moreover, pleasant to the taste.
Put in a cot for an extra pillow. During sleep there is an increase in blood flow to the head and the pain intensified. If the pillow is a little elevated, discomfort will be much less.
You can’t use products containing alcohol or applied to the gums any pills. The use of any national resources should be agreed with the paediatrician, in order not to harm the health of the baby.
Sometimes there are cases of atypical growth of milk teeth:
- Too earlier or too late appearance of the first incisors.
- Incorrect sequence of growth.
- The growth of the tooth outside the dental arch.
- Abnormal shape of the crown.
- The buildup of plaque yellow, green, brown, black.
- The absence of some tooth germs.
Such cases are very rare. If the teeth are cut correctly, consult your pediatrician and pediatric dentist. The appearance of the first incisors is necessary to do regular hygienic cleaning. To do this, the pharmacy you can buy special cloth that is worn on the finger or use a solution of soda. Sold or baby toothpaste that is not harmful if swallowed.