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Doctor insights on: How Fast Can I Make My Tooth Pain Go Away

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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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Can wisdom tooth pain go away without it being something serious ?

Can wisdom tooth pain go away without it being something serious ?

Yes: Wisdom tooth pain can be periodic but there can be a future underlying problem. Have your tooth evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more

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What causes my tooth pain to go away?

See your dentist: Tooth pain comes in many forms. Your dentist can determine the nature of the pain and then treat it effectively. Advil (ibuprofen) is best until you get an appointment. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the fast acting home remedy i need to use to cure this horrible tooth pain i'm having?

Help please? I want to know what are the fast acting home remedy i need to use to cure this horrible tooth pain i'm having?

Till U get 2 dentist: If you don't have swelling and are otherwise in generally good health, you can take 600 mg (3x200mg) Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) and 2x500mg of tylenol, (acetaminophen) together. You can take up to four doses as needed for pain. However, you should plan to see your dentist asap as i would not recommend for you to be taking this medication for a long time if you have swelling or fever, you need to take an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I took a daytime cold/flu medicine with 650mg acetaminophen 5-6 hours ago. I have a terrible tooth pain that wont go away. Is it safe to take a vicodin now?

Safe, but...: You need to stop self medicating and get to the 'root' of your problem (pun intended - you may need a root canal). No more than 3000mg of Acetaminophen in 24 hours. But instead of just throwing meds on the problem, see the dentist asap before you have a terrible facial cellulitis or other complications. ...Read more

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3 days ago I bad tooth pain& all my gums have gone white , now I have chills sweats no appetite throbbing jaw feel sick fast heart white line in cheek?

3 days ago I bad tooth pain& all my gums have gone white , now I have chills sweats no appetite throbbing jaw feel sick fast heart white line in cheek?

Infection: You may have a severe infection of tooth/teeth, gums, underlying bone, etc. You must seek treatment immediately as infection seems to be spreading. Call your Dentist for an emergency appointment, and do it now. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tooth pain come and go?

No: Pain that comes and goes usually means that there is a prob and you need to determine where and which tooth it may be. See a dentist to get treatment options. You may only need a filling but you may need more extensive care such as a root canal/crown. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have tooth pain?

Depends on cause: In some cases you may be able to go about with a mild toothache, including going to work. However, it is important to determine the cause of the ache to avoid complications of infection. ...Read more

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