Teething is a very different experience for both the child and the parents. It causes a lot of pain and discomfort. Some of the symptoms of teething can be mild and can last for a day or two while some can last for a long time. What?s tricky is that there is no single set of teething symptoms.?
Some of the usual complaints while teething are general irritation, loss of appetite, diarrhea, fever, sleeplessness, weight loss, etc.
It is important that you give comfort to your child during this time. Homeopathy has been known for decades to be effective in treating the problems associated with teething. Homeopathic medicines are known to be safe for infants, kids, adults and aging. There are some of the conditions that require medical attention so; it is highly recommended that you consult a doctor.
Homeopathic medicine for teething that is considered to be most effective are:
This remedy is used when there are lesser ailments of dentition. Some of the symptoms are a child is peevish and fretful, one cheek is red, the other pale. The head and scalp are bathed in sweat, and a greenish, offensive diarrhea is present. The gums are red and tender. These symptoms can easily be treated with Chamomilla.
Belladonna suits both the febrile condition and the nervous erethism. It is especially indicated by its cerebral hyperemia, high fever, and tendency to convulsions, violent starting, and jumping, red face etc. Belladonna acts promptly for these symptoms.
Slowness in teething, with convulsions, or opposite state, where children teethe too rapidly, can be treated with this. The gums get pale and shiny and teeth take a long time in coming through. It is recommended for those children who have Calcarea characteristics present.
It suits especially emaciated, rachitic children with open fontanelles, who are slow in teething and whose teeth decay rapidly. There is an actual deficiency of bone tissue. An occasional dose of Calcarea phosphorica will prevent these troubles.
It is an excellent teething remedy for very painful and difficult dentition. The gums become spongy and painful, when erupted, show marks of decay on them.