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I am pregnant what can I do or take to releave a severe toothache?

I am pregnant what can I do or take to releave a severe toothache?

See a dentist: In general Acetaminophen has the least potential for any complications, but it is not always so effective for toothaches. Dental treatment, done safely, is not contra-indicated during a routine pregnancy. Visit http://www. Drplitt. Com/maternity-dentistry/ for more information.

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37 weeks pregnant what can I do about a serious toothache?

37 weeks pregnant what can I do about a serious toothache?

Call your Dentist: Dental treatment during pregnancy is safe for both you and your baby. Having an infection is not. Before this gets out of hand call your Dentist for competent professional help.

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What is the best medicine for my toothache, im pregnant 2 month's?

What is the best medicine for my toothache, im pregnant 2 month's?

Dental Care: The best "medicine" for a toothache, even if you are pregnant is dental treatment. Please see a local dentist for an evaluation.

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Can I go to emergency room for toothache pain while I'm pregnant?

Can I go to emergency room for toothache pain while I'm pregnant?

I'm sure you can,: But not sure they will do anything, because ERs are generally not equipped to handle dental emergencies. If you are pregnant and have a toothache, do not hesitate to take an appointment with your dentist notifying him/her that you are pregnant.

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I have a toothache problem its so much pain and it affect my gum also. What should I do im in 7months pregnant?

I have a toothache problem its so much pain and it affect my gum also. What should I do im in 7months pregnant?

Get immediate help: Pain indicates infection, which can quickly spread and harm your baby. You must see a Dentist now. Do not wait. Seek professional help.

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For pregnant women, how can they treat a toothache?

For pregnant women, how can they treat a toothache?

See a dentist: Dental care is very important during pregnancy and it is safe. Sometimes your dentist will consult with your OB before treatment. An untreated dental infection can effect your baby. Don't wait. Seea dentist.

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What's a good way to address a toothache while pregnant?

See your dentist: See your dentist who will evaluate your situation and along with you and your obstetrician work out something that is both safe and appropriate for whatever dental treatment is necessary. As long as certain basic precautions are followed, most pregnant women can have any necessary dental treatment performed. Sometimes not having dental work done is more harmful to you and your unborn child.

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If iam three months pregnant and got toothache what should I do?

If iam three months pregnant and got toothache what should I do?

Seek treatment: Being pregnant in no way should prevent you from seeking treatment to address your pain. If you are in pain now, it will likely progress. It is far better to address the problem than take pain medication or antibiotics. Traditionally the second trimester is the safest window of time, which is what you are in now. Life only get busier after the baby, so make an appointment with the dentist now.

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I'm currently 33wks pregnant, I have had a horrible toothache for the last two days, that's interrupting my sleep. What can I safely take to get rest?

I'm currently 33wks pregnant, I have had a horrible toothache for the last two days, that's interrupting my sleep. What can I safely take to get rest?

See ob, dentist asap: You need to consult with your obstetrician and dentist as soon as possible. The dentist can determine if your tooth needs immediate attention or it can wait until after your baby is born. The obstetrician will let you know what he/she considers safe medications for you to take.

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Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

They can be: A true toothache during pregnancy is likely due to a tooth problem prior to pregnancy. When pregnant, you are definitely more prone to gum disease which can present as toothaches. If you notice more bleeding of your gums when brushing and flossing, you may have pregnancy gingivitis and should see your dentist for treatment. Studies are showing low birth weight babies due to gum disease.

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Is a toothache one of the signs of pregnancy?

No: It's a sign of an abscessed tooth. Infection can harm your child if left untreated. Please put down the computer or PDA, pick up the phone, and call your Dentist for safe effective care.

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What to do if I have a bad toothache and I am pregnant. What should I do?

Toothache & pregnant: If you are pregnant and have a toothache, do not hesitate to take an appointment with your dentist notifying him/her that you are pregnant. Ignore the widely spread misconception that you should not have dental treatment during pregnancy because it could harm the fetus. See your dentist ASAP.

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My girlfriend is pregnant and has a severe toothache. Can I give her ibuprofin?

My girlfriend is pregnant and has a severe toothache. Can I give her ibuprofin?

Yes you should: Your girlfriend should get pain killers to take care of her pain, it is safest during the second trimester as most fetal organ develop during the first trimester. She can get necessary x_rays anesthetic, filling or extraction even if she is pregnant, postpone all elective procedure till after the pregnancy, no need to suffer. Hope she get well soon.

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Does pregnancy intensify toothaches causing it to hurt worse then ever? If so is it at the beginning stage or end

Does pregnancy intensify toothaches causing it to hurt worse then ever? If so is it at the beginning stage or end

Tooth pain: Pregnancy causes changes in your hormones. Many pregnant women are more sensitive especially on their gum tissue. It is really important to spend more time on your teeth during this time-brush and floss. If you have a tooth bothering you- see your dentist now-a infection can be big problems. Check with your obstetrician also. If you don' have problems see your dentist 1st and 3rd trimesters.

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What kind of medicine can I take for a toothache if im 12 weeks pregnant?

What kind of medicine can I take for a toothache if im 12 weeks pregnant?

First things first: You need to be evaluated by a dentist to determine why you have a toothache. Deep cavity? Broken filling? Dead nerve? Gum problem? Fractured tooth? Once you are diagnosed, minimally invasive treatment can be started to treat your problem. Pregnant women can be treated to help prevent more serious complications later on. Meds alone cannot fix your toothache. All the best...

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Should I go to the ER for severe toothache while pregnant?

Probably not: Your best bet is to make an appointment to see a dentist as soon as possible. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe during pregnancy but you should speak to your OB about what drugs are safe for you. If you are unable to see a dentist soon you may be able to see an er doctor for pain relief.

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Can my pregnant wife use ambasol or oragel for a toothache?

Yes: These are topical medications and so not get absorbed at high levels systemically so they are safe. Use only amount recommended.

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Does emergency room do anything for a pregnant woman w a toothache?

Depends: Usually just pain control w/tylenol +/- mild narcotic if needed. May drain an abscess and consider an antibiotic (one used in pregnancy) if absolutely have to.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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