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It’s winter, the season of the never-ending cough. Every year, my kids get some kind of phlegmy hack that peaks after a few days and then gets... mostly better, except at night, when the hackathon reasserts itself. Eventually I get tired of this and head to the paediatrician.


Fever is one of the oft-cited symptoms of teething -- not always by doctors, more often by parents sharing advice. But a new analysis of the actual symptoms of teething shows that fever probably isn't one of them. In other words: If your kid is teething and has a fever, chances are they're also sick.