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ok another teething question

So, If your LO teethed for a while, how long did you give them tylonol at night for? Like how many consecutive nights, or did you alternate? I just feel a little iffy about giving him so much medicine, but without it he has a hard time sleeping

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Asked by gypsymama532 at 11:12 AM on May. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I dont think giving it to him at night is going to hurt anything, but ask doc to be sure. I have never heard of a baby making a habit of tylenol but who knows?

    Answer by Bearsjen at 11:21 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • motrin for teething.. its anti inflammatory and Tylenol for fevers

    Answer by preggoinmn at 11:30 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • motrin made my son's stomache ache worse - his ped said it is harder on sensitive tummys' anyway - I have given my son tylenol for months in a row because he tends to feel every aspect of the teething and gets a fever for weeks at a time.

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 11:33 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I never give my baby Tylenol unless she has a fever. For teething I give her teething tablets. I would not give a baby Tylenol everyday repeatedly unless there is a fever.....Call your Dr.

    Answer by Love2BMommy77 at 11:36 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • op here, it's not that it's a habit, it's that his teeth hurt

    Answer by gypsymama532 at 11:36 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I called the advice nurse and she was just like until he stops teething

    Answer by gypsymama532 at 11:37 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • Have you tried teething tablets? They work wonders for my daughter. You have to give the tablets to them every couple hours or so. I wouldn't give your baby tylenol unless he has a fever because you don't want to end up giving him too much. You could also try giving him a popcicle. My daughter loves that too. Anything cool feels really good on their gums.

    Answer by Haidens_Mama at 11:41 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I never give my baby tylenol for teething unless he has a fever.

    Answer by ihave3turkeys at 11:47 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • repeated use of tylenol can cause liver damage, be careful how much you give, also if the baby has a fever it may be something else and bringing the fever down when it's just low grade can hide other illnesses. (this is what my ped said)

    Answer by deanamfinley at 3:20 PM on May. 27, 2009

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