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02 Feb 2010

Teething
Hi there,
Ive read so much about the symptoms of teething - and now my 7 month old started showing all the signs last night. Runny tummy, temperature of 37.7, she didnt want to finish her bottle and we didnt sleep at all last night. She also has dark rings under her eyes. And she is chewing on everything she can get her hands on. She also vomitted twice - but I think that was more from getting her self worked up and the moaning - then the actual teeth...

How long should a tooth take to show, or how long is it " okay"  for her to have a fever, at what stage should I make sure its not something else that is wrong?
Thanks for the help!
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

The vomiting an diarrhoea is not due to teething but is due to a gastro infection. Give your baby frequent extra sips of an electrolyte solution such as Rehidrat. If the vomiting continues please take your baby to see a doctor as dehydration is always a danger.
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