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How to relieve wisdom teething pain?

How to relieve wisdom teething pain?

Get them out: You can try to hide the problem with pain meds but it will come back. Get to your dentist for consult and then treatment. You can take meds, use ice packs and i would rec you keep the areas as clean as you can with brushing and also warm salt water rinses. This may help to keep you comfortable until treatment is done. ...Read more

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How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Get checked: The pain can be your gums or decay in the tooth. You really need to have it looked at. Putting some extra effort into cleaning it is not going to hurt anything and may help. ...Read more

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How do you relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How do you  relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the tooth pain. The tooth can be fractured, infected or have a cavity. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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What could i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

What could  i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Analgesic : Analgesics or antibiotics (if infection is present) may be a "band aid) for relief. It is advisable to seek an opinion of an oral surgeon about removing the wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

What is the best pain relief for extracted wisdom teeth?

NSAID, narcotics: Usually NSAID and narcotics. For best results and information, make sure your evaluation and treatment are done by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best way to find relief from wisdom teeth pain?

What is the best way to find relief from wisdom teeth pain?

Get Them Removed: If there are no contraindications, your best solution to get relief is to have them removed. ...Read more

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What kind of pain relief medicine should I buy for extracting my wisdom teeth?

Prescription: Your oral surgeon will provide you with a prescription for a narcotic, if needed. For many, any otc NSAID should work just fine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are alternatives to tablets for pain relief after wisdom teeth removal?

Can you tell me if there are alternatives to tablets for pain relief after wisdom teeth removal?

Try an Ice Pack: Often the post-operative pain is due to swelling. The use of cold will often reduce swelling and in turn reduce the discomfort. If the teeth were not impacted (below the gumline), and were "straight-forward" and quick removals, then the use of ice packs may be sufficient. Note: do not damage your skin with a frost-bite. Place a cloth between your skin and the ice pack. ...Read more

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Which types of pain meds (OTC or Rx) are most commonly used after removal of wisdom teeth & for how long? What is typical dosage used for pain relief?

Which types of pain meds (OTC or Rx) are most commonly used after removal of wisdom teeth & for how long? What is typical dosage used for pain relief?

Depends: This surgery can be very painful or a piece of cake- there is no standard for pain control. Sometimes you can look at your face and see how painful it might have been, but in any case your surgeon will have a good idea what meds you need. Narcotics and non steroidal drugs are frequently prescribed. After a week or so you should be off meds but you won't be pain free. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to relieve pain from a wisdom teeth extraction?

What is the best medication to relieve pain from a wisdom teeth extraction?

Antiinflammatory med: After tooth extraction- there is inflammation. So an anti-inflammatory medication is very important. Ibuprofen or Naproxen are both available without prescription and have prescription strengths as well. Acetaminophen is a good pain reliever but not anti-inflammatory. So taking both can help- or a prescription strenght pain reliever is often needed - usually a narcotic analgesic for a short time. ...Read more

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