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How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

Jaw precautions: Start with an antiinflammatory medication such as alleve, Motrin or advil, (ibuprofen) ice the area that hurts, adopt a soft diet and then make an appointment with a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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How do you get rid of a headache and toothache?

How do you get rid of a headache and toothache?

DDS and MD: Regarding the toothache, you'll have to see a dentist to determine the cause & have it treated accordingly. Regarding the headache, if you suffer from chronic headaches or simple otc medications does not relieve it, you should see a physician as headaches may be a symptom of other underlying medical issues.The two may or may not be related. Pain medication only covers up & does not fix any problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this awful toothache?

How can I get rid of this awful toothache?

Call your dentist: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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I have a toothache due to broken tooth. I can get to a dentist until payday, How can I get rid of the pain until then? Side note orajel isnt working.

I have a toothache due to broken tooth. I can get to a dentist until payday, How can I get rid of the pain until then? Side note orajel isnt working.

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID OTC: In the mean time you can take temporary pain relievers. A good option is to combine over the counter Advil 400mg and over the counter extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of toothaches?

See your Dentist: To determine the cause and the correct course of treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my toothache with my braces?

Identify cause: If toothache due to cavity, see your family dentist. If due to orthodontic rx, see your orthodontist. Meanwhile advil, (ibuprofen) salt water rinses, orabase-b, orthodontic wax, soft high-protein diet. Don't suffer, ask for help. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of toothache before i can see my dentist?

How could i    get rid of toothache before i can see my dentist?

Needs Rx: Toothache is sign of advanced infection in that tooth. The infection must be treated, and then the pain will go away. See dentist asap. In the meantime, 1-2 200mg ibuprofen/advil/motrin every 4 hours w lots of liquid or food will take the edge off. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of toothaches?

Temporary: Cold compresses and OTC analgesics (used EXACTLY as per package instructions) will temporarily dull the pain, but will not cure the toothache (probably infection). Must see Dentist ASAP for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...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


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