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if I dont see anything can my son still be teething?

I haven't been able to see anything on his gums but he hasbeen slabbering more and been getting more crabby! he also wakes up every 2 hours now crying rather then his usual 4 hours and waking up blabbering. he is 3 months old now

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AlexesmommySam

Asked by AlexesmommySam at 9:00 AM on Nov. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes. Teething symptoms can occur months before any teeth come through. My first started teething at 3 months and didn't get any teeth until 6 months. My second started teething around the same time, and she's 6 months now and still no teeth.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 9:04 AM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Yes. Teeth start moving in before you can see them and sometimes symptoms can occur long before you see teeth.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 AM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • yeah teething can accur for a long time. actulaly kids are teething until all tehir teeth come in. my dd beagn teething at 2 mts yet her first tooth didnt broke till 9 mts. and ds began teething at 3 mts and his 8 mts now and his teeth just started to come thru
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 1:15 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • great and I was hoping to get a little more sleep at some point. expecially now that I am working again. does anyone have any tips on that?
    AlexesmommySam

    Answer by AlexesmommySam at 1:27 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Teething can take weeks before the tooth even pops through. Even before it shows signs of popping through.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:47 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

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