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How should I ease wisdom tooth pain with just OTC meds?

How should I ease wisdom tooth pain with just OTC meds?

Ibuprofen short term: Ibuprofen alternated with tylenol (acetaminophen) are good for short term relief of wisdom tooth pain. However, it is not good to take pain medication long term. Please see the dentist so that he/she can assess your wisdom teeth for the proper 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


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How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

12 hours: On average, 12 hours waiting time should be enough, but medicines can have different effects on different people. So it ultimately depends on the medicine you are taking. If you have any impairment, dont even think about driving. Get a ride from a friend or stay home. This is a good question for a pharmacist. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth pain is really bad! I'm a student and will be resuming uni lectures soon so I want to ease the pain ASAP! what can I do??

Oral Surgeon: See the Oral Surgeon for diagnosis and treatment -- likely extraction. Get it done now. It will only get worse and take more of your time to treat and recover. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

Meds, oral surgeon: OTC meds and saline rinses for now. Most painful wisdom teeth require extraction. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes they can come and go. If the tooth is partially in-you can get infection around it with food getting under it-that hurts! if the wisdom tooth is right up next to the molar in front of it it could possibly resorb the tooth that is in your mouth and then you could lose 2 teeth-see your dentist and get an x-ray asap. ...Read more

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Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Of course: Any acute pain can be caused by anxiety, or anxiety can be caused by pain. Wisdom teeth are not an exception. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tooth pain after wisdom tooth removal?

Is it normal to have tooth pain after wisdom tooth removal?

It is "normal": The removal of impacted teeth is a serious surgical procedure and post surgery pain in some cases, may last up to 7 - 14 days before completely subsiding. Take NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. ...Read more

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I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

Get them removed: Wisdom tooth pain is caused when there is no room for last row of teeth to settle into the mouth, and they put a squeeze on the adjacent teeth. You can take Ibuprofen 600mg 3-4x per day, but if the pain is really from the teeth it's a mechanical problem that should be corrected surgically. Get your wisdom teeth taken out. ...Read more

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