The Cause Of A Child’s Fever Is Accompanied By Nausea, Vomiting And Swollen Gums?
Good afternoon … my child is 2 years old 8 months … Initially my child got a fever and then I didn’t want to eat because every time my child was always vomiting and then I checked his gums like swelling and red … Was it because the gums were swollen? so my child will vomit every time he enters food ?? Can you please find a solution for how to treat swollen gums ?? Thank you …
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Swollen gums is a condition in which the swelling in the gum area is a constituent tissue and supporting the growth of teeth in the oral cavity. Swollen gums in your child can be caused by several possibilities, including infections by viruses or bacteria, the process of new tooth growth in children, gingivitis, malnutrition or consumption of vitamin C, consumption of certain drugs.
Teeth growth in children can be started from the age of 6 months to 2.5 years. Symptoms that can occur during tooth growth include gums becoming swollen and reddish, children are lazy to eat, lots of saliva, look more fussy, have trouble sleeping, tend to like biting or sucking objects. There are several things that can be done to reduce swelling and pain due to dental growth in children, including:
Pressing the gums with clean gauze soaked in cold water. Can provide solid foods such as carrots, bananas, cucumbers, which have been cooled if your child can already eat solid food. Give cold yogurt or cold fruit porridge to help reduce swelling and pain. If the child is still fussy, it is advisable to consult with a pediatrician regarding the administration of pain medications and help reduce swelling of the gums and difficulty feeding your child. Likewise if the symptoms of vomiting continue so that the child cannot consume food and drinks at all, it can bring your child to consult a doctor. It is not recommended to give treatment to your child without consulting a doctor first.
Hopefully this information can help you,