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Teething Tablet Dangers Prompts FDA Warning

Teething Tablet Dangers Prompts FDA Warning

Teething tablets marketed by various companies are no longer for sale in the U.S. But there is concern that some people may still have them in their medicine cabinets or diaper bags. Seattle Children's Dr. Michelle Terry says if you see that your baby is fussy or his or her gums are a little swollen, you can do simple measures that don't involve medications or drugs to alleviate some of that discomfort.

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