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my son is 4mths a drooling a lot but isnt cutting teeth what could be wrong?

my son has been drooling badly for the past few wks, we thought he was teething but no teeth are visible as yet what could be wrong?

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Asked by jay76 at 4:55 PM on Oct. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son started "teething" when he was about 4 months, but did not get his first tooth until he was 6 months. It could be that he is just teething

    Answer by Zacherysmommy08 at 4:56 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • My DD drooled for MONTHS before her teeth were visible. He is probably teething. Just relax.

    Answer by sopheeahsmommy at 4:56 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • My 2nd oldest started teething and drooling like crazy when she was aboout 3 months old. She didn't get her first tooth until she was 12 months. We just gave her teethers and things that she could bite on to get some relief. Sounds like your little guy is teething...his teeth will be comming soon enough.

    Answer by smurfette at 5:06 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • my 4 yr old drooled until he was a yr old. Went through several bibs a day. some babies just have over active saliva glands.

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 5:38 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • Baby's probably teething. My son had 4 teeth by 6 months. Started drooling around 3 or 4 months.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:52 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • it takes a long time befor u actualy see teeth coming up.also babies dont know to swallow

    Answer by angelairelan at 8:31 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • nothing his teething, just beacused a baby is droling it doest mean teeth are gonna show up . my dd stareted teething at 3mts and she cut her first tooh at 9 mts. my ds has been teething sonce he was 3 mts heis now 7 mts and no teeth.

    Answer by piwife at 8:38 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • Its normal we are doing that too at my house. teething tablets are awsome and cold wash cloth. I cant do teethers cause she just descovered what a toy is. tylanole every four ours. dont worry it goes in phases so when it happens just think it wont last forever.

    Answer by nekkyoo at 10:19 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • He's probably teething, but just realize that teething takes FOREVER until a tooth actually shows up. Be patient, have cold teething rings and make sure you have baby Motrin. It works wonders for us.

    Answer by ap9902 at 10:46 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

  • Nothing is wrong. Her saliva is starting to come in and she doesn't really know how to swallow's totally normal don't worry!

    Answer by stepmom929 at 10:56 PM on Oct. 3, 2009

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