The increase in temperature during the period of teething in children is a frequent phenomenon. If low-grade temperature of around 37 o C, you can try to do home remedies. Do not coddle the kid, don't let him overheat, remove a disposable diaper. If the room is warm enough, put it easier. If you have a baby - do not deny him the breast, if the baby is drinking water – give it plenty. You can wipe it off using lukewarm water, especially paying attention to the folds under the arms and in the groin. In any case, do not wipe the baby with vodka, rubbing alcohol or vinegar, even diluted, is the permeability of the skin of children is very high, at best she'll get skin irritation in the worst – poisoning.
If the temperature still rises and reaches alarming values above 38оС, you can not do without medical intervention. Give the child an antipyretic – paracetamol or ibuprofen (Panadol, Nurofen, Nurofen) if allowed by your pediatrician. It must be a children's form of medication – syrup or candles. Candles are more suitable the smallest and those children who may experience an allergic reaction to the fragrances or flavors, included in the syrup.
If after taking an antipyretic, the temperature is not reduced if she stays longer than 3 days is cause for seeking medical attention. The temperature during teething it is important not to confuse with more serious disease. Call the pediatrician if the fever is accompanied by runny nose, cough, vomiting or diarrhoea, if it rises above 39оС or hard is not reduced if the child is crying heavily for a long time.
Lubricate irritated gums special gel (Kalgel, Kamistad) or give the child a toy, a teether to relieve the pain and distract – the more the baby cries and freaks out, the longer it will hold temperature. And, of course, stay calm yourself. Teething is a difficult time but it will pass.