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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

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,174 Doctors shared insights

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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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 isn't 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 isn't 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?

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 are ways to get rid of severe toothache?

Only two ways.: Severe toothaches can be resolved in only two different ways. Either remove the tooth or, if possible, have the tooth treated with a root canal. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a really bad toothache?

How do I get rid of a really bad toothache?

Really bad toothache: The most effective way to get rid of a really bad toothache is to see your dentist and find and treat the cause of the toothache. A cavity, cracked tooth, significant gum disease, exposed tooth root can be the source of the pain/ ache you are experiencing. Ear and sinus issues and sometimes heart problems can cause a toothache or jaw pain. Temporarily, pain medicine helps. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a really bad toothache?

How do you get rid of a really bad toothache?

Dental tretment: Medication will relieve symptoms but treatment from a dentist will resolve the problem! ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a toothache without pain pills?

Is there a way to get rid of a toothache without pain pills?

Yes, see a dentist: With proper treatment you may not need pain meds at all. Call today and feel better soon... ...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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What can I do to get rid of a toothache?

Call a dentist: Take OTC painkillers may provide some relief until you can get to your dentist. Tooth pain is caused when the nerve root of a tooth is irritated by infection, decay or trauma. The good news is the prognosis is good with appropriate dental care. Remember, toothache pain will not go away on its own. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a terrible toothache?

See dentist: A terrible toothache is usually a sign of something very wrong with a tooth or teeth. You really need to see a dentist. Do not wait. If there is an infection in a tooth (called an abcess) this can make you very sick unless you get it taken care of. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of a toothache?

Dentist: See a dentist. You may have an infection. You may need antibiotics but you won't know until you see a dentist. Use whatever works for pain until you can see a dentist. If you can't see a dentist soon and you are in a lot of pain, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What can I take to get rid of the toothache?

Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin: You can take an anti-inflammatory drug like advil (ibuprofen) to temporarily relieve a toothache, but you should see your dentist as soon as possible to seek dental treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of toothache without meds?

Dental Care: 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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What can cause a toothache and how do you get rid of it?

Decay, gum, fracture: Tooth pain is commonly caused by tooth decay creating a cavity exposing the inside parts of the tooth; stimulation such as cold, heat, air or touch can cause pain. If the cavity reaches the nerve results in an infected tooth. If tooth can be restored, root canal treatment is usually recommended. If cavity has not reached the nerve a filling or other type restoration is needed. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of severe toothache?

DDS: It is very natural to see DDS for problem. No other good solution. ...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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If I'm put on amoxicillin due to tooth infection, could it get rid of your infection and toothache?

Temporary solution: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic, not a pain killer. It can temporarily shrink down an infection, and therefore reduce your pain for a short time. Unless you have the source of the infection treated with a root canal or by extracting the tooth, it will come back as soon as you are off the antibiotic. You must have dentist finish treating your tooth. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of wisdom tooth pain?

Depends: Often the best way to get rid of wisdom tooth pain is to remove the wisdom tooth. If the tooth has enough room and is just starting to erupt (teething!) through the gum tissue, keeping the area clean and staying healthy (and time) helps. If the pain continues, see your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of wisdom tooth pain without narcotics?

How do I get rid of wisdom tooth pain without narcotics?

Post Extraction...: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and any anti-inflammatory medication can help. Aleve, motrin, advil and even a holistic alternative arnica. Ice to minimize swelling can also be helpful.15 minutes on, 15 minutes off. A very gentle salt water rinse after 24 hours can be soothing and healing. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache?

How can I get rid of a headache?

Cause of headache: Many possibilities. Help for you depends on what is causing the headaches. Please give much more information so we can help you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache really fast?

How can I get rid of a headache really fast?

Calm: It all depends on the cause of the headache. Most headaches respond well to relaxation, quiet and low light environment. Light massage (accupressure) can also be of benefit. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works well for most people if taken as directed. If your headache is chronic or much more severe than usual, you should contact your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus, migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL. Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. Com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache without a pill?

How can I get rid of a headache without a pill?

Reduce stress: Get more rest and sleep. Some people use biofeedback. These are some ways to reduce headaches without drugs. ...Read more

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


Dr. Louis Gallia
1,062 Doctors shared insights

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