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I'm Pregnant And Have A Severe Toothache What Can I Take
A phone call: Toothache most often caused by infection. Taking a pain killer does not cure the infection. Infection harmful to both your wife and the baby. Call Dentist immediately for safe, effective treatment. Your wife must be seen to be treated. Pills alone will not cure the infection, although antibiotics may be prescribed to reduce spread. Call Dentist now. ...Read more
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
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
I am 31weeks pregnant does not have a cavity but I am having toothache what can I take for the pain and the effects of the pain on the baby?
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. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have a toothache, can I take amoxicillin 500? I am pregnant almost 38 weeks. It is safe to take it. Thank u
Under supervision: Only if prescribed by your OB- if this old medication, please consult a dentist. ...Read more
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
I am 35 weeks pregnant and got terrible toothache can't get a appt at dentist till monday what pain killers can I take?
Don't wait until Mon: Please do not wait until monday if you are having tooth pain today. If an infection is brewing, that is not something that should be postponed. Try to see if you can get in at another office today or at least tomorrow and contact your ob/gyn to ask what he/she prefers you to do as far as pain meds. ...Read more
I am 5 weeks pregnant, and I have a bad toothache that is constantly hurting. I need to know can I take equate acetaminophen pm?
33wks. Pregnant, having a bad toothache, tylenol (acetaminophen) not working and cannot see ob or dentist until. Tuesday. Is it safe to take motrin for the pain?
Call ob gyn: The on call doctor will answer you question. ...Read more
I took 1000 mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) for tooth pain I'm pregnant can I take more? It's been 4 hours and pain is back
See a dentist!: If your tooth is hurting that much, the problem cannot wait. Your dentist will consult with your OBGYN before treatment. ...Read more
I'm currently taking amoxicillin 500mg three times a day for my wisdom tooth pain is this medicine ok to take I'm 7wks pregnant?
It is: You should also let your Obstetrician know about your problem. Long term antibiotics is not a good thing and you need to weigh the risks vs. The benefits of having the wisdom tooth removed. If you need to have it removed the safest time is during the second trimester. ...Read more
Am 8 weeks pregnant and been having tooth pain. I have a reaction to tylenol (acetaminophen). I know you can only take that durning pregnancy but what else is there?
See a dentist: Being pregnant doesn't mean you should not receive dental care. Routine care (not including routine x rays) can be continued during pregnancy. Emergency care for pain relief should rendered. It's more stressful and harmful for the mom & fetus to be in pain, than to undergo a dental procedure. ...Read more
My dentist gave me papain for tooth pain. I am currently pregnant at third trimester. Is it safe to take that medicine?
Not sure: Personally, I never heard of it. This is what was posted on webmd:special precautions & warnings: pregnancy and breast-feeding: taking papain by mouth during pregnancy is possibly unsafe. There is a concern that it might cause birth defects or miscarriage. Not enough is known about the safety of using papain during breast-feeding. Don’t use it if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. ...Read more
Please see your dent: Dentist asap to have it treated the longer you wait the worst. ...Read more
Dental Care: The best "medicine" for a toothache, even if you are pregnant is dental treatment. Please see a local dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
My boyfriend been have the toothache an we been haven unprotected sex for 2 weeks now is I'm pregnant?
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