HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR TEETHING PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN
Teething means when the first set of teeth , called primary teeth break through the gums. Teething usually begins at the age of 6 months , but can start anytime between 3-12 months
Lower front teeth come up first followed by upper front teeth 1 to 2 months later. Usually complete by child’s third birthday
A teething baby put his hands and whatever he gets in to his mouth. Tend to bite and chew. Have dribbling of saliva. Become cranky and crying. Not sleep. Refuse to eat or drink milk. Have diarrhea.
Have low fever due to gum inflammation. Have rashes around the mouth
Do’s—Give baby something cold to suck or chew eg teether or a clean cloth dipped in water and kept in the freezer
Wipe your baby’s face often with a soft cloth to clean saliva to prevent rashes
Dont’s –Don’t keep small objects with in the reach of babies
Don’t give any unclean object to the baby
ACONITUM NAPELLUS 30 – Fever with chills. Excessive thirst. Anxiety and restlessness. Sweating gives relief
CHAMOMILLA 30—An excellent remedy for teething troubles. Child is extremely irritable and peevish. One cheek red and the other pale. Profuse sweat on head. Greenish offensive diarrhea. Gums red and tender.
CALCAREA CARB. 30—Delayed dentition in fat , fair and flabby baby, Profuse sweating on head. Craving for eggs. Child likes indigestible things like clay, chalk, coal etc
AETHUSA CYNAPIUM 30—Indigestion. Vomiting of curded milk or greenish vomiting followed by exhaustion and sleepiness. Nodesire to drink water
RHEUM 30—Sour smelling diarrhea. Whole body of child smells sour. Pain abdomen with tenesmus- painful urge to stool
MAGNESIA CARBINICUM 30- Child is unable to digest milk. Milk causes pain in stomach. Undigested sour smelling stool