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is ibuprofen good for a tooth ache

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact dermatitis?: Itchy rash on hips thighs and genital area suggest the diagnosis of contact allergy. The contact for that area could be a detergent in the intimate ap ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: But not necessarily from his medications. Did he recently change laundry soap? The areas you mentioned are covered by underwear. If he was allergic ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, possibly: An allergy to advil (ibuprofen) can cause hives. If hives have another underlying cause then advil (ibuprofen) may exacerbate the underlying hive pro ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
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36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: If you've had a tooth pain that's lasted several nights or longer, it's time to find emergency dentist. In some dental offices an appointment is not n ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes, but: Yes, but see a dentist to diagnose and solve problem.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Dayquil Cold & Flu contains Acetaminophen i.e Tylenol (acetaminophen) (Pain reliever/fever reducer), Dextromethorphan HBr (Cough suppressant), an ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Doubling up: Ibuprofen and the Tylenol (acetaminophen) in DayQuil are.both pain relievers, neither of which will "cure" a toothache. Most toothaches are caused by ... Read More
Dr. Randolph Todd
44 years experience Endodontics
Possibly: Mixing medications may be ok but may cause interactions. When deciding, you must take into account all medication being ingested. Please consult wit ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Yes: Only if you need advil (ibuprofen) on prolonged basis i.E many weeks would you need to monitor your BP and adjust your medication for high bp.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If you've seen a dentist and you were prescribed vicodin for your toothache, no problem. In fact, alternating it with advil (ibuprofen) may increase c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Tooth ache: In general, a single dosage or two of anti-inflammatory should be safe post-operative six months vertical sleeve gastrectomy for you tooth pain. Make ... Read More
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
35 years experience Anesthesiology
See your dentist: But hydrocodone in any one of several formulations might be helpful. The most important thing is to be seen by a dentist and get the tooth evaluated a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
37 years experience Pain Management
Yes,: But i would get to the dentist asap. Also rinsing with warm salt water helps control the pain and swelling.
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A male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
If : If the tooth is hurting you that much, then it probably has something to do with the nerve inside the tooth. The topical meds and otc pain relievers w ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Eastburn
24 years experience Family Medicine
Try antacids: The highest recommended dose of Advil, Motrin by prescription is 800mg every 6-8 hours. 5 otc Advil equal 1000mg and is to much. A trial of antacids a ... Read More

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