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Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

May help: Ibuprofen 400/600 mg every 6 hours is better if you have no contraindications. ...Read more

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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Excedrin migraine help with tooth pain?

Excedrin migraine help with tooth pain?

It should: Just about any over the counter pain reliever had the potential benefit of pain reduction during a tooth ache. Be aware however, that moderate or severe tooth pain rarely responds appreciably to pain medications, even the most potent kinds. Having the tooth treated appropriately may be the only predictable mode if relief. ...Read more

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I took 2 extra strength excedrin 3 hours ago, but the pain is back and worse than before (tooth ache). The dosage says I can't take more for 3 more ho?

I took 2 extra strength excedrin 3 hours ago, but the pain is back and worse than before (tooth ache). The dosage says I can't take more for 3 more ho?

Better Idea: Get that tooth evaluated ASAP. Long holiday weekend coming up. The severe pain can become unbearable pain in a very short time. The tooth obviously needs attention, and now. All the best... ...Read more

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Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour help!

Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour help!

Extreme tooth pain: Where does it hurt, for how long, and when? Does it keep you awake at night? Excedrine migraine is like a super aspirin- it can help for short periods of time but too much can make more problems-call your dentist asap. ...Read more

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I am 11 weeks pregnAnt and took two Excedrin for a tooth ache and still bothering me would it hurt to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) to?

Possibly: Toothache probably caused by infection (abscess). Over medicating w pain killers will not cure the infection, just partially block the pain as the infection gets worse, possibly harming you, your baby, or both. You MUST see Dentist ASAP. Don't wait, call now! ...Read more

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Does Excedrin really work for a toothache?

Does Excedrin really work for a toothache?

Temporarily: Toothache usually (but not always) caused by infection/abscess. Pain killer will mask the pain symptom, but not cure the infection. Pills won't do it. You have to see a Dentist to have the infection treated. Please call your Dentist NOW. ...Read more

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Waht cause tooth pain?

Many things...: Lots of different things can cause tooth pain, and the remedies are specific. You really need to determine the cause and correct it rather than miserably trying one mediocre intervention after another. Fortunately many solutions are both quick and simple. See your dentist and be well :). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tooth pain come and go?

Is it normal to have tooth pain come and go?

No: Pain that comes and goes usually means that there is a prob and you need to determine where and which tooth it may be. See a dentist to get treatment options. You may only need a filling but you may need more extensive care such as a root canal/crown. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have tooth pain?

Not too bad: Teeth hurt because there is material in between the teeth (you can deal with this by brushing and flossing), or due to infection through the enamel into the interior of the tooth (requires a dentist), or due to infection in the root (really painful, helped by an ice cube and may need a root canal) or by referred pain from gum or jaw infection or tumors. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Excruciating tooth pain! Help what could it be?

Excruciating tooth pain! Help what could it be?

Dental Appointment!: 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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Headache is connect to tooth pain?

Might be..: Referred pain is always possible, especially in the head and neck region where the concentration of nerves is greater than other parts of your body. Let your dentist take care of that problematic tooth before it becomes worse. ...Read more

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Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Reasons: Teeth are made up of a hard outer layer (enamel) and a softer layer underneath (dentin). Dentin has nerves and when exposed becomes sensitive. Whitening temporarily makes the enamel more permeable and microscopically exposes the dentin. Also the trays used in whitening can put pressure on the teeth which can cause them to become sore. ...Read more

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When I eat sweet my lowet tooth pain?

See dentist: You more than likely have a cavity. You need to see a dentist who will do an exam and probably take an x-ray. If taken care of early enough, a filling will probably take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause tooth pain?

Can a pinched nerve cause tooth pain?

No, Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more

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How do you help tooth pain from abscess?

How do you help tooth pain from abscess?

Med and see dentist: The best way to eliminate the pain is to remove the cause of the abscess, drain the abscess if possible and allow the body to heal. This is done by a dentist. In the mean time, you can take pain control meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin if you can and an antibiotic. If the pain is severe, your dentist can prescribe you stronger pain medication. ...Read more

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What is causing my 3 year old tooth pain?

What is causing my 3 year old tooth pain?

3 year old&toothache: You should take your child to a dentist if you have not done already. Could be cavities or something other that can be treated. Hard to tell without seeing patient. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my tooth pain is a cavity?

Difficult: It is difficult for patients to do this themselves. A dentist can quickly determine the cause of the tooth pain. ...Read more

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Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Gabapin (Gabapentin): Is a relatively new anticonvulsant and is not used for dental pain. See your dentist to eliminate any dental pain. It will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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What works against tooth pain from whitening?

What works against tooth pain from whitening?

Bleach=Sensitive: If you are using trays to bleach with after the bleach is cleaned out between sessions you place a prescription Fluoride gel that can be placed directly in the tray and the tray reinserted which has been found to help the sensitivity. Also, sensodyne can be used in the tray in the same manner, simply bathing the teeth in these desensitizing agents may give significant relief. ...Read more

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My 5 year old has bad tooth pain, what to do?

My 5 year old has bad tooth pain, what to do?

Need a dentist: Your child needs to see a dentist asap. Problem can become an emergency rather quickly. ...Read more

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Tooth pain but no cavities. What could this be?

Lots of things...: Maybe you pinched the ligament that attaches the tooth to the bone. This happens a lot during chewing hard foods and can even happen while you sleep. It's like a bruise and usually heals on its own. Maybe you have swelling in your gums. You also could have a cracked tooth or something more serious. Time to see your dentist :). ...Read more

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Is tooth pain normal on five days after pulpectomy?

Is tooth pain normal on five days after pulpectomy?

Sometimes: When a pulpectomy is done, the dentist is doing the best he or she can do to help relieve your pain. Don't think of the pain as an on our of switch, but rather a sliding scale. The procedure should have started a process of improvement, so look for the trend of continuing improvement. If your pain is nonresponsive or escalating, this is not normal. If concerned call for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

See a dentist: For complete examination, x-rays and treatment. Regardless of the cause of the dental pain, infection, abscess, dental injury, trauma or bruxism, it will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause tooth pain if there seems to be no decay?

What can cause tooth pain if there seems to be no decay?

Many reasons: Tooth pain can come from trauma, grinding your teeth, decay that is not visible, or even nerve damage. Best to see a dentist to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Help please need some diagnosing of tooth pain while biting?

Help please need some diagnosing of tooth pain while biting?

Pain when biting: Can be due to nerve problem (e.g., cracked tooth syndrome) or gum disease. An x-ray, percussion, and bite test are some of the diagnostic tool and procedures that can identify the cause of discomfort. ...Read more

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Is crocin pain relief tablet useful on tooth pain? Please advise!

See your dentist: Crocin is acetaminophen and caffeine. Taken by mouth it may offer some relief but a tooth ache will not go away with pain medication or on its own. You need to see a dentist for an exam and diagnosis of what is causing your pain. A tooth typically won't hurt unless the nerve has become involved. It will only get worse. See your dentist asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to better deal with chronic nerve ending tooth pain?

What can I do to better deal with chronic nerve ending tooth pain?

Neuropathic Pain: Often is misdiagnosed as dental pain. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more