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which is best to take for a toothache. tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, or aleve?

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Dr. Fady Wadie
8 years experience Dentistry
Seek treatment: A toothache shouldn't be ignored. A dentist should check your mouth and recommend a treatment. As a temporary palliative for pain, advil or aleve (naproxen) would be the most effective.
Answered on Oct 20, 2016
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Advil but: Advil but, see DDS for solution to problem
Answered on Oct 20, 2016

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