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What is the best drug of choices for dental pain? And antibiotics for dental pain

What is the best drug of choices for dental pain? And antibiotics for dental pain

Depends: In cases where the pulp is inflamed, that is where teeth are sensitive to hot and/ or cold, anti inflammatories like alleve or advil (ibuprofen) work best. When a pulp is necrotic (dead and infected) then an antibiotic in addition will help, along with pain meds. Either way, don't self treat. See your dentist asap. ...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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Is there any treatment for chronic pain other than pain medication?

Yes: I am a big fan of behavioral modification. Many chronic pain patients can adequately manage their pain with counseling regarding biofeedback and coping techniques. Pain medications should always be the last step in managing chronic pain. Interventional pain management techniques are also an option. There non-narcotics meds as well that may be helpful. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Try acupuncture: Acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, healing touch, reiki are all modalities that may help with aches and pains. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments or remedies for dental fluorosis?

What are alternative treatments or remedies for dental fluorosis?

Options: Bleaching or veneers. I would try bleaching first. It takes time to see results depending on how bad the stain is however it is less expensive than veneers and easier to maintain. ...Read more

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Is gingivectomy always necessary for treating periodontitis? My dentist recommends gingivectomy for my periodontitis, but i'm afraid of the pain involved. Are there alternative treatments? .

Is gingivectomy always necessary for treating periodontitis? My dentist recommends gingivectomy for my periodontitis, but i'm afraid of the pain involved. Are there alternative treatments?


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Not Always!: The fact is, gingivectomy is not a commonly used treatment for periodontitis. Depending on why you have excess gingival tissue, there may be alternative treatments! scaling and root planing and lanap or conventional surgery are other options. ...Read more

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Is there any effective herbal medication for wisdom teeth removal sores?

Is there any effective herbal medication for wisdom teeth removal sores?

Sockit: Sockit is only available from dentists but you can locate where you get it from the company. Google socket. ...Read more

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Good OTC meds or home remedies to help toothache? Other dentist Rxed clindamycin until I can see reg dentist for root canal Mon, but need pain relief.

Seek alternate DDS: Call a different dentist if your dentist is unable to see you, that way you will be taken out of pain. In addition, most dentists offer emergency appointments. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy ok for the treatment of dental caries?

Ozone therapy ok for the treatment of dental caries?

Maybe: There is some recent evidence that for limited caries(not deeply fissured) ozone therapy may be as effective as more conventional therapy. Experience with this still seems to be limited. ...Read more

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Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are also safe, which is considered very good news in the third trimester, when back and shoulder pain can really hurt! massage and, yes, heating pads are safe in pregnancy -- even a jacuzzi, as long as the temperature does not exceed that of a warm bath. ...Read more

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Advice antibiotics for pain due to dental caries?

No: Antibiotics will not reduce pain due to caries. Caries are caused by acid attacking the tooth. The pain is coming from structural compromise in the tooth leading to stimulation of the nerve inside the tooth. Now, if there is any kind of abscess in the bone or gums, then antibiotics are indicated. It would be best to have your dentist evaluate and treat the cavities. ...Read more

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Medical opinions: nootropics, tcm, &chiropractors a safe alternative to psych meds for ptsd & mood disorders and pain medicines for chronic pain?

Medical opinions:  nootropics, tcm, &chiropractors a safe alternative to psych meds for ptsd & mood disorders and pain medicines for chronic pain?

Really complicated: So many therapeutic approaches are in your question, it's impossible to answer. Even the "nootropic" part is extremely complicated. These can be food substances like phenethylamine and l-theanine (found in chocolate and green tea) or many other things. Different ones have different characteristics, safety, & effectiveness. An integrative physician could help guide you. www.holisticboard.org. ...Read more

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Pain treatments? What are some pain treatment options other than prescription drugs?

Many: The most effective pain treatment is to eliminate the underlying problem through repair or rehabilitation. In cases where this is not possible, treatment of pain may include stress reduction, behavioral therapy, topical medication, massage, ice, heat, compressive wraps, tens, or spinal stimulation. ...Read more

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Can gps prescribe antibiotics for dental pain?

Can gps prescribe antibiotics for dental pain?

Yes: A doctor or dentist can perscribe you antibiotics. However, with dental pain, sometimes it is not an infection causing the problem and in this case, antibiotics will not help you. Best to see a dentist and have the problem properly diagnosed and treated. If you do, you may find no antibiotics are necessary at all. ...Read more

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What is an effective and safe pain management medication and/or regimen for erupting wisdom teeth? What dosage?

What is an effective and safe pain management medication and/or regimen for erupting wisdom teeth? What dosage?

Sadly no: Appropriate medication regimen. Best to see a dentist to have them removed sooner rather than later if symptomatic. Palliative treatment includes warm salt water rinses, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which treatment do dentists offer for bleeding gums?

Which treatment do dentists offer for bleeding gums?

Bleeding gums: See a periodontist they specialize in this problem they will find the cause and eliminate the bleeding gums with your help they will do scaling and root planing of the teeth and show you what you need to do to keep it from returning just hope the underlying bone is still healthy so that no other treatment will be necessary. ...Read more

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What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

Potentially: There are many foods and supplements with have tremendous antiinflammatory capabilities. You can read about anti-inflammatory diets in general and there are a lot of health benefits to them. Omega 3 is just one of many nutrients that have these capabilities and can be found naturally in fish, flax seed, and also in a variety of supplements. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Is there any medical treatment for mittelschmerz(ovulation pain)?

A few things: Your doc will examine you first to see if there is an obvious reason. He/she can give you pain medications, treat with hormones such as birth control pills or do a laparoscopy to look for endometriosis. ...Read more

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Any alternative remedies for arthritis pain?

Any alternative remedies for arthritis pain?

Talk to your dr: Accupuncture, fish oil, arnica. Speak to your dr before starting any treatments. Pharmacies that specialize in homeopathic remedies may be helpful "routine" treatments include low impact exercise, weight loss, anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment safe, effective and cost-effective for back pain?

Is chiropractic treatment safe, effective and cost-effective for back pain?

Inconclusive: There isn't enough evidence to draw sound conclusions on the effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments for back pain, however, there is quite a bit of anecdotal evidence. I would caution that chiropractic adjustments of the neck have been known to cause vertebral artery dissections, which can lead to debilitating strokes and/or death. I would strongly advise against this. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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