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I have got bad tooth pain. Does clove oil only cleans theteeth or numbs the pain as well?

I have got bad tooth pain. Does clove oil only cleans theteeth or numbs the pain as well?

Both: I believe that clove oil has both anesthetic and antiseptic properties. It is a remedy and not a treatment. You may just be delaying a bigger problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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Severe tooth pain - is clove a good pain killer until I see a doctor?

Severe tooth pain - is clove a good pain killer until I see a doctor?

Options -See Dentist: Oil of clove may help... Temporarily use something like tylenol (acetaminophen). Any anti-inflammatory medication can help. Aleve, motrin, advil and even a holistic alternative arnica. Ice to minimize swelling can also be helpful. That is only managing the pain... I agree with the other doctors. Please see a dentist to help you resolve the issue which is causing you pain. Make an appointment asap please. ...Read more

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My husband has 2nd row of bottom teeth under 1st. There is sudden tooth pain w/swell, strange taste, numbness rt. side of face. Then it just stops.

My husband has 2nd row of bottom teeth under 1st. There is sudden tooth pain w/swell, strange taste, numbness rt. side of face. Then it just stops.

Additional teeth: Impacted teeth can be a problem. Especially when they become slightly uncovered. Food enters and becomes trapped in the space around the tooth. Food then rots, your body fights it an an infection follows. Get this check out. Either the impacted tooth is orthodontically erupted or it should be taken out. Not doing anything may lead to more infections and loss of the erupted teeth ...Read more

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What do they inject in your gum to numb tooth pain?

What do they inject in your gum to numb tooth pain?

Usually: It is usually lidocaine.. But other medications are also used. It is usually mixed with a little Epinephrine and a preservative. Ask your dentist what he or she uses. ...Read more

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Can sinus or tooth pain make your tongue kinda numb?

Rarely: Tooth pain may effect your tongues nerves. However sinus pain will usually not effect your tongue. Please see your dentist asap as tongue numbing symptoms are best treated if caught very early . An oral surgeon may be needed for a consultation. Take care.. ...Read more

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Best way to numb tooth pain from an abscessed tooth?

Local anesthetic.: (administered by your dentist). Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! see your dentist. Solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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What can I do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Not DIY: This is not a do it yourself project. You need to see a periodontist (gum specialist) and an otolaryngologist (ear/nose?Throat specialist). Ask your general dentist and your general physician for referrals. Let them treat you to eliminate disease, and teach you how to then remain healthy. There's no pill, salve, spray, adjustment, herb, or incantation that will help. Go get professional help. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Is there anything i can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Very hard: "numbing" the pain is not treating the issue. You need to see a dentist an a physician to treat these conditions. In the meantime you can take otc pain meds until you can get an appointment. Call today and feel better soon. ...Read more

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Head/ear/eye/tooth pain one side. Face feels hot and numb. Lot of dizziness some nausea. Can smell cough syrup, no one else does. Hurts to blow nose??

Head/ear/eye/tooth pain one side. Face feels hot and numb. Lot of dizziness some nausea. Can smell cough syrup, no one else does. Hurts to blow nose??

See your PCP: for consultation, test and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. ...Read more

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