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Child. Signs of teething. Black, painful lump on bottom front teeth. Normal?

Hi there. My little boy is 11 months old. And has 8 teeth. Recently he showing signs of teething. Usually signs. Dribbling , chewing things etc. but on each side of his bottom front teeth he has a lump. And there large and painful for him. As he cries in pain also pulling st ears. One of lumps looks to be black on top. Like its bruised. Is this normal ???
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

Dribbling and chewing is commonly associated with teething.

The lumps has to be examined physically by a doctor to know the problem.

If there is pain and irritation you can give Tylenol in prescribed dosage.

And maintaining dental hygiene is important even in infants for healthy teeth.

Therefore I advise you to consult the Pediatrician or a dentist for the examination and management.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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