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Clove Oil Medication
Infection: You have an infection. You have a long-standing infection that you have ignored until it became painful. Putting oil on the infection will not cure it, only temporarily block the pain sensation as the infection worsens and spreads. If you had an active infection anywhere else in your body would covering the infection with oil cure it? Please call your dentist now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not long term: Clove oil an be used short term to help ease toothaches and gum pain. Small quanties are used in some toothpastes. Pure clove oil should not be used as a toothpaste or applied to the gums long term as it can chemically burn the tissue and cause pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Used clove oil on decayed tooth and the pain was unberable after using the clove oil What happened. Made pain worst?
Not a cure: Oil of cloves does not cure a minor dental infection, just slightly numbs it. If the infection is deep, clove oil may actually act as an irritant. You can't fix this yourself, and the longer you wait, the worse (more expensive to fix) the problem will become. You know what to do. Call your Dentist. Don't put it off any longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: And even it it did, then you would need root canal therapy on that tooth. The clove oil is for temporary relief of pain on a tooth that is alive. At this point, your dentist may be able to restore it without root canal therapy. If the nerve is already dead, the clove oil will do nothing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get botulism from raw garlic, no oil, just a clove or two diced and chewed daily. Spores on it a problem? Wash it first? Does toxin grow on it?
Botulism: As long as you dont store the garlic in oilthere should be no problem. ...Read more
Very briefly: It only masks dental pain for very brief times while you're awaiting your appointment. It will not remove the need for appropriate care - but to get through a wait, a diluted well-spaced use will not be likely to damage nerves or even gum tissue. Just remember that it is not a treatment - only a relief. Hope your dental care will go well. ...Read more
I applied clove oil on my tooth as it was paining. It gathered at the edge of my lips for a long time and caused burns at the left edge. Remedies?
How unfortunate: Lip should heal with time. Stop trying to practice Dentistry without a license. What you did was to harm your body. What you should have done was to call a Dentist to treat your infection, oil of cloves does not cure infections. Your Dentist can evaluate the painful tooth and the soft-tissue burn and provide the most appropriate treatment. CALL DENTIST NOW! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take a toothe nerve to die the toothe is dying its a broken toothe with the nerve exposed and its causing my ear to hurt and i can't find anything to take the ear pain or toothe pain away, will clove oil work for pain and to kill the nerv
The : The time can vary depending upon the nature and degree of the injury to the nerve. Of more concern is whether the damage to the nerve is reversible or irreversible. An endodontic specialist can provide you with the proper diagnosis and recommend appropriate management. You should seek care immediately. Oil of cloves, or eugenol, is a sedative used in dentistry to temporarily calm irritated nerves, it is not a long term solution to your problem and may delay you seeking needed care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for chemical burns in my mouth from clove oil? I didn't know it had to be diluted, so now I have ulcers on my gums.
After eating cheese toast I have inflammation on gums behind my front teeth for 4 days unabated even after use of benzocaine, clove oil, and peroxide?
Irritation: You're continually irritating an area that is already inflammed with all the medicaments you are applying. The area will heal on its own after a few days. Stay away from spicy and acidic foods and avoid traumatizing the area any further while it heals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had canker sore and applied undiluted clove oil. Now, bigger more painful sore. Think it's burn from oil. Hard to talk/eat. Advice for treatment? Thx
I’m on high blood pressure medication and now is eating a clove of raw garlic on empty stomach but have been burping a lot, should I continue ?
Garlic has never been shown to lower BP and decrease the risk of stroke, heart attack, etc. Use proven BP meds. There are many and some will be less than $1 per year. Better yet first get this book and do Chap 9 exactly to see if BP not better in 2 weeks.
Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jenkins. “The DASH Diet for Hypertension.” iBooks. https://itun.es/us/CcRDA.l ...Read more
Coconut oil: When used with moderation and with the same amounts found in food, it is unlikely to have side effects or interactions. However, it is high in saturated fat and can increase cholesterol levels and so if you are taking anti-cholesterol medications you may want to discuss it with your physician ...Read more
BAD oil: Hi. Coconut and palm oils are very unhealthy for you. They're both very highly saturated, and present a horrific risk for atherosclerosis and heart attack. And COCONUT OIL IS NOT A MEDICATION, except for causing death, so you can't take it as such (a medication). Read ingredient labels; if you see palm or coconut oil, STAY AWAY if you like your heart muscle getting blood and oxygen! ...Read more
I have a very oily skin. By early afternoon my skin looks like a mirror! oil control lotions seems fairly ineffective. Is medication my only solution?
Oily skin: Sometimes when we have oily skin, our first inclination is to wash it with cleanser more frequently. But that often serves to dry out the skin more frequently, which causes your skin to become more oily. It becomes a hard to break cycle. If you think you're getting acne from the excessive oil, it might be good to at least talk with your doc about options - it doesn't mean you have to use them. ...Read more