Teething refers to the eruption of the first teeth through the gums in babies. Teething usually begins between 4 and 10 months of age. Teething is also term cutting of the teeth. The medical term for teething is odontiasis.
Signs and symptoms of teething in an infant include
- fussiness, and
Other associated symptoms and signs can include
- sore, red gums,
- flushed cheeks,
- rubbing the ears, or
- bringing the hands to the mouth.
The symptoms of irritability and fussiness typically begin a few days before the eruption of a tooth.
Cause of piriformis syndrome
Teething is a normal process, but it can cause gum irritation and discomfort.
Other teething symptoms and signs
- Bringing the Hands to the Mouth
- Flushed Cheeks
- Rubbing the Ears
- Sore, Red Gums
Main Article on Teething Symptoms and Signs
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