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How Can I Get Rid Of A Headache Due To A 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
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
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.
How can I get rid of the pain I have had a horrible toothache for two days, and can't get an appointment yet. I have tried orajel, naproxen, and salt water. It feels like I have been hit in the face with a hammer
Pain: Pain is at the top of the priority pyramid and there will be a dental practice that will see you immediately. Make some calls and forget the otc meds. ...Read more
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
Yes, see a dentist: With proper treatment you may not need pain meds at all. Call today and feel better soon... ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
DDS: It is very natural to see DDS for problem. No other good solution. ...Read more
I have been taking many antibiotic (amoxicillin) and ibproufen to get rid of this toothache. What else should I do?
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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
URGENT! My husband is feeling tooth pain, pressure, weakness, throbbing, dizzy. What can he do to get rid of this?
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
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
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
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
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