Teething Fever: Can teething cause fevers?
Published by a on June 19, 2022
Sometimes teething can cause fevers, but not always. It is possible your baby’s body temperature increases while teething, however only slightly. You should contact your baby’s doctor if your baby’s fever lasts longer than 24 hours, has a fever higher than 100.4 Fahrenheit, experiences vomiting, diarrhea, or a rash with the fever. Between four and seven months, you should start to see your baby’s teeth coming in. Some babies do not experience any pain or fussiness during teething. For others, teething can be a challenging time both for the babies and the parents. Teething affects every baby differently, and there is not a single set of teething symptoms. Some common symptoms your baby may experience include drooling, irritability, trouble sleeping, trying to bite or suck on nearby objects, and rejecting food. Some symptoms can last for a few days to several months at the arrival of a new tooth breaking […]