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Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

See dentist: See dentist. Probable bad tooth. If pain does not occur at night until after your fall asleep, may be due to grinding/clenching of teeth with resultant dental pain. ...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


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Over the last week I've had a dull pain down my right side with severe tooth pain. had tooth removed Tuesday pain still there spasm in kidney area.

Over the last week I've had a dull pain down my right side with severe tooth pain. had tooth removed Tuesday pain still there spasm in kidney area.

Unrelated: I have never heard of or believe there is any relationship between the extraction of a tooth and pain in your abdomen. I guess it's possible for an infection from your tooth to have traveled to one of the organs in your abdomen. You should see a physician asap to be evaluated for your abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Any tips for severe tooth pain?

Any tips for severe tooth pain?

See your dentist: Today, many people want to try all kinds of home remedies for various ailments and pains which in most cases only effects the symptoms, not the real problem. A toothache is not one of those to try and treat yourself. Depending on the cause of the pain, only a dentist can diagnose and advise you of the best way to eliminate the pain and the cause of the pain. Don't wait until the pain gets severe. ...Read more

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I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

Exposed nerve: You need to see a dentist if your tooth is broken and the nerve is exposed. This will not heal on its own. You will need a root canal to save your tooth ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate severe tooth pain?

What can I do to alleviate severe tooth pain?

See your DDS: Severe tooth pain is usually a symptom that is related to a problem. Although it may be temporarily relieved with otc analgesics such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, or ibu it would be best to consult with your local dds to determine the cause of the pain and to have it treated accordingly. ...Read more

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How can my girlfriend address her severe tooth pain?

How can my girlfriend address her severe tooth pain?

See a dentist: She will need to see a dentist who will take an xray and determine the cause of her pain. Then you can discuss your treatment options. Don't delay, this can become serious. ...Read more

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I have severe tooth pain all of a sudden, what to do?

I have severe tooth pain all of a sudden, what to do?

Visit your dentist: Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have severe tooth pain, but not from teeth..How do I treat this?

I have severe tooth pain, but not from teeth..How do I treat this?

Nonodontogenic tooth: pain. Nonodontogenic toothaches are often difficult to identify and can challenge the diagnostic ability of the dentist and could lead to unnecessary dental treatment. See orofacial pain specialist for diagnosis and management of nonodontogenic pain. ...Read more

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How can I manage severe tooth pain till i see my dentist?

How can I manage severe tooth pain till i see my dentist?

Anti inflammatories.: Take 3-4 advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hrs. Also alleve works well . Take 2 am and 2 pm. Only do this for a few days until you are seen professionally. Also ambesol topically can help. ...Read more

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Severe but brief tooth pain 6 months after crown, has been sensitive to temperature the whole time. Going on a week trip, can I wait to see dentist?

Severe but brief tooth pain 6 months after crown, has been sensitive to temperature the whole time. Going on a week trip, can I wait to see dentist?

See your dentist now: A painful toothache or other dental emergencies is a traveler's nightmare. It’s a good idea to see your dentist before you leave on your trip. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

Get them removed: Wisdom tooth pain is caused when there is no room for last row of teeth to settle into the mouth, and they put a squeeze on the adjacent teeth. You can take Ibuprofen 600mg 3-4x per day, but if the pain is really from the teeth it's a mechanical problem that should be corrected surgically. Get your wisdom teeth taken out. ...Read more

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All day I've had tooth pain and its progressively gotten worse to the point of my whole right side of my face is in severe pain. What do I do?

All day I've had tooth pain and its progressively gotten worse to the point of my whole right side of my face is in severe pain. What do I do?

Dental exam: Acetomimophen, Ibuprofen, or asprin are good pain relievers for pain from a toothache. You may swish warm salt water. Most importantly, however the tooth pain has a reason. You need to see your dentist or contact one soon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm having severe tooth pain. My dentist doesn't see anything wrong with my tooth. Can this be an earache?

Which tooth?: Some pain can be referred. You may have a sinus condition, could be an impacted tooth, could even be a cracked tooth. Have your dentist take another look or see an endodontist. ...Read more

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Severe tooth pain - is clove a good pain killer until I see a doctor?

Severe tooth pain - is clove a good pain killer until I see a doctor?

Options -See Dentist: Oil of clove may help... Temporarily use something like tylenol (acetaminophen). Any anti-inflammatory medication can help. Aleve, motrin, advil and even a holistic alternative arnica. Ice to minimize swelling can also be helpful. That is only managing the pain... I agree with the other doctors. Please see a dentist to help you resolve the issue which is causing you pain. Make an appointment asap please. ...Read more

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Hello I am in severe tooth pain and found 16 year old hydrocodone apap. Have no health insurance. Safe to take two pills? They don't smell at all

Hello I am in severe tooth pain and found 16 year old hydrocodone apap. Have no health insurance. Safe to take two pills?
They don't smell at all

Seek treatment: All the pain meds in the world will not solve your dental issues, even medications that are fresh and not expired. Insurance or not, you need to see a dentist. Try Stony Brook University for less expensive care. ...Read more

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Had root canal 7 days ago pain subsides completely durring the day but wake up at night with severe ear and tooth pain ?

Had root canal 7 days ago pain subsides completely durring the day but wake up at night with severe ear and tooth pain ?

Sign of complication: As a general rule, if post-root canal treatment the pain is persists or worsens, see your dentist for examination and treatment. ...Read more

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