first time mom, 2 year molars?

Connie - posted on 09/11/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )

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Hi,

I was just wanting some input on two year molars. My daughter seems to be getting them, and she is running a temp of 101, and today she threw up. At first I thought she was getting sick, but throughout the evening, she was fine. She was running and playing. I can feel the bumps on her gums in the back and she is chewing her fingers like crazy. I am assuming that this is what it is. She is my first child, so I am not sure how this goes. Is 101 normal? What about vomiting? Advice please!

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Anna - posted on 09/13/2009

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Both my children always had low grade fevers of about 99 degrees with teething, I know the pedi says it's not related to teething, but my children always have a fever w/ teething. I do agree with the others though, vomiting is not normal and it sounds like there are other issues. I would take her to the pedi for a checkup.

Jennifer - posted on 09/13/2009

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101 is not normal..that is a fever. If she is vomiting she could have a flu or something else. Try giving her baby tylenol and if that doesn't help her fever get her in asap to emergency

Morgan - posted on 09/13/2009

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Teething isn't known to cause fever but some swear that it can cause a low grade fever. I have never heard of vomiting from teething. If it persists longer than a few days and she seems to be lethargic and not wanting to eat or drink I would take her to a doctor just to be sure it is nothing serious. You can give her motrin, advil or tylenol for the fever and the pain.

Shawn - posted on 09/12/2009

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I am told that cutting teeth should not make your child have a temp, and definately should not make her throw up. I would say there is something else going on.

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