Nervous erethism, constant restlessness; the child gnaws at its fingers for fists, or something else, cries, whines, or frets much of the time; restless sleep, much heat about head, sometimes with cold hands and feet; constipation or diarrhoea; great thirst, the child tries to cool its gums with the cold water, or with cool glass.
Convulsions from teething, lies unconscious, dilated pupils; staring eyes, eyeballs turned downward, thumbs and fingers bent inward, cold limbs and body convulsed, abdomen bloated; pulse small, frequent and hard.
Tongue white, much vomiting, no thirst; stools composed of hard lumps and watery secretions, passing together.
Flabby children, when there are cerebral symptoms, child screams out sharply and suddenly during sleep, especially at night; urine scanty, sometimes more profuse; red spots over skin, causing itching and restlessness, worse at night; the gum covering the teeth may have the appearance of a sac containing water.
Child thin, pale, acrid, restless; looks weak and waxen; bad, undigested, foetid stools; dry, shrivelled skin, and is particularly restless after midnight; vomiting of all fluids soon after swallowing them, especially water; a sip or two of cold water very often; GUM OVER TOOTH LOOKS BLISTERED OR SEEMS FILLED WITH A DARK, WATERY FLUID; dry, scaly milk-crust; strikes its head or face for relief.
Active children, groaning and moaning gives them partial relief; violent starting and jumping, whilst sleeping or waking, with fright; pupils and heat of head; skin hot, burning; stool; NUMEROUS TURGID BLOOD VESSELS IN CONGESTED GUMS.
Child afraid of a downward forward motion, even in sleep; great sensitiveness to least noise; starting and crying out during sleep, wants to hold on to something, as if afraid of falling; stools watery; yellow, green or grown; APHTHOUS CONDITION OF GUMS and so sensitive as to shriek from the least touch, even of the nipple, when hungry.
Dry, parched lips, dry mouth and constipation; stools dark and dry, as if burnt (all secretions diminished); child wants to be quiet and dreads motion; if raised up it vomits and feels faint; vomits its food unchanged, soon after taking it (AEth.); likes cold water best; SWOLLEN GUMS HOT AND DRY THOUGH PALE OR LIGHT RED.
Dry mouth alternating with salivation; dentition tardy, often attended with convulsions and a loose rattling cough; continued thirst for cold drinks, more at night; desire for wine, salt and sweet things; canine hunger in the morning; LONGING FOR EGGS; painful and difficult urination, urine usually clear and of a pungent odor, abdomen large, hard and swollen; stools large, hard, chalky or thin and whitish; soft and flabby muscles; feet cold and damp; sleepless after 3 A.M.; child sweats easily and takes cold. When the teeth come early the fontanelles will close late, and vice versa; scrofulous ophthalmia with pustules on cornea.
Peevish and fretful; fontanelles still open or had been closed and opened against, most on vertex; cold sweat on face; body cold; head totters; the neck too slender to support the head, which falls from side to side; veins show through the skin; squinting as if from pressure; eyes somewhat protruding; during dentition flatulent diarrhoea; greenish, thin stools; children refuse to nurse or want to nurse all the time, crave salt and smoked meat, ham, bacon; THEY LOSE FLESH AND ARE BACKWARD IN TEETHING, STANDING OR WALKING; skull soft and thin, like paper, crepitating on pressure; convulsive starts when lying on back, ceasing when lying on side.
Children with delicate skin, when, during the evolution of a group of teeth, intertrigo appears, with occasional convulsions; prolonged constipation; stools tough, covered with mucus, and shine like grease; yellowish, sickly looking tint, ravenous hunger, takes its food hurriedly, frequent belching up of watery portion of its nourishment; SUPPURATION OF SWOLLEN GUMS; SEVERAL TEETH WORK THEIR WAY THROUGH TOGETHER.
Peripheral hyperaesthesia, starting, and jumping during sleep; when awake it must be carried around to soothe its sufferings; one cheek red, the other pale; watery slimy diarrhoea, or like chopped eggs and spinach and smelling like rotten eggs, or obstinate constipation; dry, hacking cough, very thirsty, likes to hold its mouth in cold water a long time when drinking; very little appetite and frequent vomiting of thin, sour milk; sleeplessness; GUMS RED AND TENDER; wants to be carried in open air.