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Can Pregnant Women Use Orajel
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes, but...: Why is "dental pain" being "treated" with orajel? Most dental pain comes from infection or inflammation. Guess what isn't safe for the baby?!? Strongly recommend seeing the dentist to find the cause. Common sense finally wins! Check this link: http://health. Usnews. Com/health-news/news/articles/2013/08/07/dental-care-safe-for-pregnant-women-experts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wisdom tooth is coming out and it's painful. I'm 7weeks pregnant. What can I use for pain relief? Orajel?
I'm 15 weeks pregnant my wisdom teeth are hurting and keeps me up some nights and sometimes during the day is it safe to use orajel?
I am 14 weeks pregnant I have a bad tooth ache is orajel safe to use? Drug facts it's says benzocaine 20% and benzalkonium chloride 0.1 %
Yes: No problem with this. Do not overdo it because you may make it worse. Warm salt water rinses (1 tsp/8oz) 4-5 times a day really help. Dry the area with a Q-tip first then apply oragel or baby oragel with a Q-tip. Good Luck. Good to consider the effects on your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Below: Orajel is a trade name for a topical preparation of benzocaine...A local anesthetic. It is used topically to numb the area to which it is applied. Typically, it is applied to oral tissues to reduce pain from canker sores, sore gums or other sensitive areas of the mouth. It is available over the counter. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes, but...: Most, if not all, doctors would consider that a waste of time and money. The Orajel will not make a noticeable difference in anything related to the shots. Even the skin anesthetics that doctors sometimes use before starting IV's or doing blood draws need not be used in babies' shots, partly because the shot needles are tiny and the pain is more from the vaccine liquid expanding into the muscle. ...Read more
Orajel: The ingredients in orajel are not addictive. That is not to say that an individual may become dependent on using it unnecessarily. It is intended for short term use. If you or anyone else has a continuing dental problem, it should be evaluated and treated by a dentist. Orajel merely numbs the area, it does not remove the cause of the discomfort. ...Read more
Orajel: Yes, but use in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Frozen washcloth: I am glad you are hesitant to use orajel on your 6 month old because some children can have deadly side effects to orajel. Try placing a clean wet washcloth in the freezer for a couple of hours then offer to your baby to gnaw on. The cold will ease the gums and it will clean the area at the same time. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Orajel is a trade name for a topical preparation of benzocaine...A local anesthetic. It is used topically to numb the area to which it is applied. Typically, it is applied to oral tissues to reduce pain from canker sores, sore gums or other sensitive areas of the mouth. It is ...Read more
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