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Old 11-14-2011, 06:37 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My son has started sticking his finger(s) into his mouth and gnawing on them. Without saying much about him or any background, what would be your first thoughts on this behavior?

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Old 11-14-2011, 11:42 AM
 
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My guess would be he is getting molars.  My 5yr old started doing that sort of business when she was about 4.5 or so. Now at 5.5 she has all 4 molars mostly erupted. They apparently take FOREVER.

Might want to break out the amber necklace if you have one or hazel...


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He actually still wears his amber necklace from infancy everyday. So he has 20 teeth right now, are there more molars coming?

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