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Does excessive drooling mean a tooth is on it's way shortly?

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Asked by TiffanyLove18 at 11:33 PM on Oct. 22, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its a good sign for teething but not for sure soon. the first tooth can take a long time to finally cut through.

    Answer by Nora1 at 11:35 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • yeah it is, but sometimes it depends because my moth in law always drools and shes got all her teeth already. unless shes got rabies!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:45 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • lol

    Answer by TiffanyLove18 at 11:49 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • It means one is moving. It still may be months before it shows up.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 11:56 PM on Oct. 22, 2008

  • my baby is almost 3 1/2 months and is about to get teeth and she has been drooling for a while so it can happen whenever

    Answer by Jackaystout at 12:09 AM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • my son has always been an excessive drooler (4-5 bibs/day, 2-3 shirts/day). He didn't get his first tooth until he was over 8 months old. All of his grandmas were sure he would have teeth by 4 months (he started to drool by then, and continues to drool excessively)- they were all waay wrong. I'd just recommend getting bibs with strong velcro. And munchkins (things to put frozen fruit into). They help A LOT with teething- but are a bit messy (the mess is totally worth it).

    Answer by bloomsr at 12:16 AM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • My daughter started teething at 4 months, drooling like a grown man sleeping. But she didn't get her first tooth until she was 11 months old.

    Answer by shadysyrup313 at 1:01 AM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • I felt of his gums and on the top left there is a lump but no tooth has broke through. I don't know if that's one or not?


    Answer by TiffanyLove18 at 1:24 AM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • My son is a year old and most of the time we still have to put a bib on him. He just drools all the time! I have noticed there is more when he is teething, but some kids are just droolers.

    Answer by Nika75 at 12:30 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

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