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what to take for a bad toothache

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Dental pain: It is important that you see a dentist ASAP about your dental pain and get treatment. Do you have any swelling? How long have you been in pain? This ... Read More

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Don't: Analgesics will not cure an infection. What you need is an appointment with your dentist asap, not a pill. Know that the moment you stop taking the ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can take Ibuprofen every 6 hours. However I hope you can contact a dentist soon. A few days of I buprofen OK, but I would not do this for a lon ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tramadol: If prescribed & for short-term use until you see your dentist.
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Dental appointment: See your dentist for a dental examination to determine the cause and treat your dental discomfort. The dentist will prescribe pain medication if neede ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Dyess
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not your best choice: Synflex is a medication usually used for the treatment of osteoarthritis and in some formulations has naproxen(which is a pain reliever). You would be ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: if your son is old enough to talk to you, he will be able to tell you if he feels like he is getting better or getting worse. a bad toothache can defi ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Hydrocodone : Hydrocodone is a narcotic and will show up on most drug tests. However, it is also a legal prescription medication that is used for pain relief. Spe ... Read More
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Dr. Renae Roelofs
36 years experience Dentistry
Advil (ibuprofen) better: I have found Aleve to be more effective in dealing with muscular aches and pains. Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) (if not allergic to these) may be ... Read More
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