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tooth extraction ibuprofen

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: If the dentist did not find any sign of infection while extracting the tooth, then no antibiotic is necessary.
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Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: You do not need to take antibody but you might need antibiotics

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Contact dentist: You really need to contact the dentist who did the procedure so they can write a prescription for something stronger.
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Dr. Omid Vatan
19 years experience Dentistry
Stronger pain med: You may need either a stronger pain med such as Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or antibiotics or both. However, there is a chance that you hav ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Narcotic med: Ask dentist for prescription for stronger med like Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen).
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Acetaminophen: You may take about 1.0 gm acetaminophen every six hours. Do not exceed 4.0 gm in one day. Do not take alcohol. Consult your dentist, but on the first ... Read More
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Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
Tooth pain: Yes it can be managed by Tylenol, I told so depends on the severity of pain
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Perhaps: Depends on extent of the surgery, presence or absence of infection, and your own pain tolerance. Discuss this with the General Dentist or specialist ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes unless no NSAIDs: Advil (ibuprofen) is an NSAID and midol is acetominophen (tylenol). They can be used together. If there is a reason not to use NSAID (per doctor ord ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It can each differs: EACH PERSON DIFFERS BUT IT MAY EASILY WORK. YOU CAN REPEAT THE DOSE AND EVEN ADD TYLENOL (acetaminophen)
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Ibuprofen dose interval is every 6-8 hours. I would wait 8 hours if you can then change to Aleve. You can alternate with tylenol (acetaminophen) if no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Probably : You definitely have taken more than we would prescribe for you. Drink more fluids to help pass the meds and hydrate. You may experience some abdominal ... Read More
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Dr. John Rohm
Dr. John Rohm answered
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes, but...: Yes, both are non-steriodal antiinflamatoriy drugs. Ibuprofen would relieve pain slightly better, naproxen handles inflamation better. For the naprox ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Probably: Probably normal. If it was a horizontal impaction surgery was couples, and will take time to heal. See the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that d ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Foul smell: No pain usually means no dry socket. Foul smell may be due to food trapped in socket. Are you following the post-extraction advice from your dentist? ... Read More
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