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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm currently 33wks pregnant, I have had a horrible toothache for the last two days, thats 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, thats 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. ...Read more

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Im 31 weeks pregnant, what's the best thing to take for a toothache?

Im 31 weeks pregnant, what's the best thing to take for a toothache?

Usually Tylenol (acetaminophen)...: But your dentist should determine why your tooth hurts... is it something that can wait, or does it need to be immediately addressed? Either way, your dentist and OBGYN will discuss your situation and come to an agreement as to what is best for you and your baby. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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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... ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant and I have a toothache, what pain tabs can I take?

10 weeks pregnant and I have a toothache, what pain tabs can I take?

See a DDS ASAP: Pregnancy is not a reason to defer routine dental care or treatment. Dental local anesthesia and treatment are safe and essential during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Been having severe toothache since I was 6 month pregnant when I went to the dentist in attempt to get it removed I was told I would need oral surgery?

Been having severe toothache since I was 6 month pregnant when I went to the dentist in attempt to get it removed I was told I would need oral surgery?

Oral surgery: may be needed because your took extraction situation is more complicated than usual. Consider getting a second opinion from another dentist. That profession has really evolved and you can get good care. Peace and good health. If you are pregnant, be sure they know. ...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


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more