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Orajel Side Effects
Is orajel safe for teething babies? I have used orajel to help my baby with teething pain, but i'm worried about the
side effects. Should i stop using it for teething?
Orajel is a trade name for a topical preparation of benzocaine...A local anesthetic. It is used topically to numb the area to which it is applied. Typically, it is applied to oral tissues to reduce pain from canker sores, sore gums or other sensitive areas of the mouth. It is ...Read more
I have a toothache due to broken tooth. I can get to a dentist until payday, How can I get rid of the pain until then? Side note orajel isnt working.
My tongue has been hurting for about 2 months. Way in back on side it's just a little red no ulcer. Orajel burned. . Ear discomfort. Scared itscancer.
Why are you waiting?: Why have you been suffering and waiting for two months? Don't let the fear of cancer from getting this evaluated by a dentist or ENT specialist. There are so many more likely causes than cancer and it should be possible to easily treat it. Call for an appointment today. Internet research cannot help you in any way. A doctor can. ...Read more
I used max strenth oragel last night for a toothache and my lower right side of my lip and chin are still numb .Will this go awa I've never had this problem with orajel im not swollen .I am taking amoxicillan for the infection i might have and ibuprofen
Orajel Not Cause: It is very unlikely that the numbness is being caused by the orajel. More likely, your numbness is being caused by the infection. You may want to see a specialist as the infection may be impinging on a nerve thereby causing you the feeling of numbness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See Below: Orajel is a trade name for a topical preparation of benzocaine...A local anesthetic. It is used topically to numb the area to which it is applied. Typically, it is applied to oral tissues to reduce pain from canker sores, sore gums or other sensitive areas of the mouth. It is available over the counter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a cut on my tongue. I had it for 4 days and just last night and today hurts the most. Can I use orajel to remove the pain?
Yes: Orajel is a topical anesthetic that will very temporarily relieve the pain. If the paid is really bad you may want to consider over the counter pain medication such as Ibuprofen if it is safe for you to take, although it may not work too well. If the pain lasts longer than a week or two, you can consider seeing a dentist for an evaluation. Although it should begin to resolve soon if just a cut. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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