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Is it safe to use stud 100 as an anesthetic for a toothache apply directly on the gum

5 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Kyle Shank answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Will it HELP?: Probably wont hurt, but it probably won't help either. A topical anesthetic like this applied to the gums is unlikely to do anything for the tooth pain. Get to a dentist. I the meantime, Ibuprofen and warm/cool compresses, whichever makes it feel better.

Answered 8/25/2016


Dr. Dan Fisher answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Not recommended BUT: Not recommended by the company or their lawyers or even other doctors...... But stud 100 contains Lidocaine 9.6 %. This is used all the time in the oral cavity and it works amazingly well. A small amount of this on your gum will probably do the trick. The other ingredients are inert. In the old days people would use a clove to relieve toothache. The active ingredient there is eugenol.

Answered 10/4/2016


Dr. Louis Gallia answered

Specializes in Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

Not sure: High strength of lidocaine. May get toxic dose. Best bet is OTC pain meds and dental appointment.

Answered 11/28/2017



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