Teething and Weaning

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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby divea » Mon Jan 04, 2010 20:43

Bump I am pastthe nipple shield stage but my 26 month old is teething...All 4 back of the beyond molars together and in enormous discomfort these last 10 days.

I have never used teething gel and dunno where to find it and if it is OTC?? Please help, the little fella isin obvious discomfort and I need to sleep atl east once a week. :D
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby Just Jennifer » Tue Jan 05, 2010 07:54

Poor Kabir! All four at once?? Teething gel is OTC but I've never bought it here. Try stopping in at any pharmacy--maybe someone here has an extra tube. Good luck!
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby divea » Tue Jan 05, 2010 08:24

thanks Jen. Will do!
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby ~Michele~ » Tue Jan 05, 2010 20:50

Divea,

they didnt really work for us, try 'frozen' teething rings? or icy cold treats, those seem to work better but the weather is a bump! :?
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby divea » Tue Jan 05, 2010 23:55

Thanks Michele. Yeah I tried for gels, butthe pharmacists didn't have any and recommended ibuprofen or acetimenophins......the weather is horrid and my son has a bad cold so frozen stuff is a big no no, including cool carrot sticks. I tried the latter but he wasn't interested. He is gnawing his fingers for now, but I know the next few weeks will be difficult!!
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby ~Michele~ » Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:06

how bout chilled baby towels? he might like that... ;)
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby jtl8 » Wed Jan 06, 2010 20:47

My DD had all 4 come in at the same time as well. I used Hyland's Teething tablets - she never took to the frozen teething rings or towels. :(
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Re: Teething--HELP!!

Postby divea » Wed Jan 06, 2010 22:43

Thanks, the towels are gagging him. Or he is trying to gag on them. Now where do I get Hyland's???

Thanks y'all for the tips!
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Re: Teething and Weaning

Postby cordell » Fri Jan 06, 2012 21:37

hi,

any idea if i can get dentinox teething gel here or is there another brand that I can get from the pharmacies here?

the little one is on a milk strike..... :facepalm:

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Re: Teething and Weaning

Postby angie » Fri Jan 06, 2012 22:06

Hi Jean,

I still have never seen the teething gels for sale here. We had good success with frozen things like washcloths, and teething toys. Pretty cold for that now though! :idunno:
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Re: Teething and Weaning

Postby cordell » Fri Jan 06, 2012 22:20

thanks angie!

gd thing my parents will b here visiting in 10days time. phew. will get them to bring 1 tube for me....... hope the milk strike ends soon......
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Re: Teething and Weaning

Postby Lili » Fri Jan 06, 2012 23:23

Well, in the States there is Baby Oragel. Its like adult formula Oragel, but I suppose minus the alcohol.

In all seriousness though, you could just line his gum with a cotton Q-Tip/your finger in whiskey.
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