A 42-year-old member asked:
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was wondering if i put ibuprofen in my tooth will it deaden the nerves?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No, placing : Ibuprofen directly on the tooth will not decrease pain. Please see a dentist asap.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
Dr. Scott Peters
29 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
No!: No! no! no! this will in no way help your tooth.
Answered on Jan 2, 2015

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Infection: Ibuprofen is not an antibiotic. You will need an antibiotic to help control the infection. Please see a local dentist for care.
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Dr. Aaron Haug
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Possibly.: That is a fairly low dose of ibuprofen- it could affect liver enzyme tests. Options include stopping the Ibuprofen and having the levels re-tested, or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have it evaluated: Who told you to take advil (ibuprofen)? Was it the dentist? If not, see a dentist. Advil (ibuprofen) helps only mild pain. If it does not help, the is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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No: A generalized pain through out your entire mouth can be attributed to either gingival problems or bruxism. See your dentist for a thorough examination ... Read More

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