A 34-year-old member asked:
what can you do immediately for a painful toothache? teething gel?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 54 years experience
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dentistry 12 years experience
NSAID + Dentist: You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or another med such as an NSAID like Ibuprofen to help, make sure to clean the area really well. Teething gels may help but remember all these things are usually a temp relief and you need to see a dentist to find the problem and solve it, not just mask it and hope it goes away. Best of luck.
5.6k viewsReviewed Jul 07, 2019
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
OTC Meds. DDS: OTC meds, including topical until you see DDS soon.
897 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 7, 2019
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