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What can I take for pain for symptoms of gum swelling and abseased tooth?

What can I take for pain for symptoms of gum swelling and abseased tooth?

A dose of reality: An abscess is a an acute infection and can lead to hospitalization or even death if left untreated. You need to seek treatment. Antibiotics and pain medication might help temporarily, but without treating the source of the infection, it will return and often more aggressively. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

Elevation of feet.: The cause of swelling and pain needs to be determined. The simplest thing to do is get off your feet and elevate them slightly above heart level. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Fish oil, Arnika: Fish oil is good for joints as well as your heart. Arnika is a "homeopathic" anti inflammatory medicine which some patients find affective. If you have access to a pharmacy that specializes in homeopathic treatment they may have other options. ...Read more

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Calf swelling and pain. Home treatments?

Calf swelling and pain. Home treatments?

No DVT?: The first thing to make sure that you don't have is a dvt. Once you are seen by a doctor and know you don't have a dvt, taking anti-inflammatory medicines, using ice, and resting the sore calf should help make you better. ...Read more

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Difference btw TMJ and crown infection? If pain continues and finished TMJ treatment to ease the pain? Ps:No swelling or liquid around crown?

Difference btw TMJ and crown infection? If pain continues and finished TMJ treatment to ease the pain? Ps:No swelling or liquid around crown?

Two diff issues: TMJ issues involve problems with the actual joint which are not normally related to an infection. An infection of your tooth can be either endodontic or periodontal in nature, and will involve microorganisms. No swelling and no exudate does not imply no infection. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

What are some home remedies for eye redness and swelling from sleep?

See Eye MD now.: Forget home remedies until you know the cause. This can be determined by a visit to your eye md. ...Read more

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What are some home remedy pain relief for a tooth that has an infected nerve?

What are some home remedy pain relief for a tooth that has an infected nerve?

Phone call: A call to your local dentist is the best way to treat this problem. If the tooth is infected as you say, it either needs root canal therapy or it needs extraction, two procedures that you cannot perform on yourself. Call today and feel better today. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for throat pain?

What are the home remedies for throat pain?

Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly >>. ...Read more

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My Dilantin medication is cause swelling in my gums. Are there any home remedies to alleviate the swelling?

My Dilantin medication is cause swelling in my gums. Are there any home remedies to alleviate the swelling?

Somewhat: It depends how severe. Good dental hygiene is key. Frequent brushing and dental floss, multiple times each day will help. If it is severe, then you will need the help of a dentist, to surgically decrease the increased size of the gums. If untreated, this could lead to tooth loss. If severe, alternate anti-seizure medications should be considered. ...Read more

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I have a severe toothache and can't see my dentist until Tuesday, which is the best pain relief, ibuprofen 800mg or naproxen 500mg?

I have a severe toothache and can't see my dentist until Tuesday, which is the best pain relief, ibuprofen 800mg or naproxen 500mg?

Priorities: Make it a priority to be seen sooner. Severe toothaches can't wait. The pain may become unbearable in a very short period of time. Pain meds can provide little relief when proper care has not been rendered. ...Read more

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How to cure swollen gums and bleeding with home remedies?

How to cure swollen gums and bleeding with home remedies?

Visit a dentist: Swollen gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis and can eventually lead to the gap between the teeth, tooth loss and other health problems. See your dentist if you suspect you have gum disease because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read more

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Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ie. An off the shelf knee brace) and elevation. If the pain is present for more than 2 weeks it may warrant a visit to your local orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Sore jaw following dental work. What pain meds will help stop the pain?

Sore jaw following dental work. What pain meds will help stop the pain?

Depends: If the soreness is muscular in origin from being open a long time or from stress on your joint, it is usually reversible and responsive to nsaids like ibuprofen. If the soreness seems to be near a tooth that was recently worked on, nsaids will help but you may need additional treatment on that tooth. Give it a day or 2 to settle down and return to the dentist if it persists. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to ease sinus pain and coughing?

What are some home remedies to ease sinus pain and coughing?

Saline rinses: Using salt water rinses are helpful. This may include a netty pot. Also, a humidifier at night can alleviate dryness. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments to relieve pain after getting wisdom teeth extracted?

Dental care..: Take painkillers as prescribed by your dentist. While your mouth is numb, be careful not to bite the inside of your cheek. You can use an ice pack on the outside of your cheek for the first 24 hours. For the next 2-3 days after, you can use a washcloth soaked in warm water. Eat soft foods such as gelatin, etc. After the first day, you can rinse with warm salt water to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

Ice packs: For the first couple of days an ice pack can help. Walking will also help with shoulder or gas pains from a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Rectal bleed and swelling... Painful what are the medications suggested for pain relief?

Rectal bleed and swelling... Painful what are the medications suggested for pain relief?

What do you have?: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more

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What to do for swollen gums and pain after teeth filing?

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Check if prolonged : Swollen gum and sensitive tooth could be temporary if the gum had to be pushed or cut for a deep into gum filling. A tooth could be sore right after filling just like if you had a surgery, the cut could be sore. The swollen gum should heal in a week or two and the sensitive tooth could take a few days to three months to recover. If not, you may need a root canal. Check with your dentist. ...Read more

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Remedy for plagued teeth and swollen and bleeding gums?

Remedy for plagued teeth and swollen and bleeding gums?

Professional cleanin: Brush twice/day, floss or water pik on a daily basis and have your teeth professionally cleaned. ...Read more

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Gum Swelling (Definition)

There are many causes: gum disease, hormonal changes, medications, food impact ...Read more