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Fever associated with teething.
  1. L Jaber,
  2. I J Cohen,
  3. A Mor
  1. Sambur Centre of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, Beilinson Medical Centre (Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University), Petah Tiqva, Israel.


    A relationship between teething and fever was sought by examining mothers' reports of the 20 days before the eruption of the first tooth in 46 healthy infants. Twenty infants had a fever of greater than 37.5 degrees C on day 0 compared with seven infants (or fewer) from day 19 to day 4. The danger of attributing fever to teething is emphasised.

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