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Dr. Louis Gallia
1,080 doctors shared insights

Toothache (Overview)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot temperatures, sour foods, etc.


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My son has toothache?

My son has toothache?

Sorry to hear it...: But you did not ask a question. Best advice is to take him to a dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
1,080 doctors shared insights

Toothache (Overview)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot temperatures, sour foods, etc.


Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Toothache i am in pain?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Toothache i am in pain?

Simple solution: The 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. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Dr. Nishan Odabashian Dr. Odabashian
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Toothache (Tip)

If you have a dental abscess, do see a dentist, do you a cold compress, don't use a warm compress. ...See more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See your dentist as soon as possible
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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What causes toothaches?

What causes toothaches?

Mulitple things: Decay, trauma, infection, are the most common. Sometimes recession and exposure of the root surface of the tooth will cause some pain as well. It depends on the symptoms which one is likely the cause. ...Read more

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How do I stop a toothache?

Toothache: You treat the cause of the toothache. Most common cause is infection, which means seeing a Dentist for removal of the infected tooth material (root canal or extraction). May have other causes, but only your Dentist can properly diagnose the problem and then treat it or refer you for treatment to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Ewing Dr. Ewing
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Toothache (Tip)

Do take antibiotics as prescribed. Don't rush to surgery! Wait until inflammation has gone down. ...See more

Dr. Leslie Waxman Dr. Waxman
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Managing your baby's bottle tooth decay (Checklist)

Brush gently on baby teeth
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Only place formula, milk, or breast milk in bottles
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Try not to share saliva with baby through spoons or licking pacifiers
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Dont dip pacifier in honey or sugar
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What can I do for toothache?

Meds. Dentist: OTC pain meds until dental appointment.

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Can a toothache cause death?

Toothache? no: No one dies from a toothache. It can be excruciating painful in some cases but will not cause death. If you meant to ask can a problem with a tooth cause death, then the answer is: relatively rare but possible. If a tooth becomes infected from any number of reasons, the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious complications, including in rare instances death. ...Read more

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Dr. Nishan Odabashian Dr. Odabashian
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Toothache (Tip)

For dental abscess, see your dentist ASAP. Antibiotics alone will not help. Don't use warm compress. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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How to help with toothaches?

How to help with toothaches?

Find a dentist: A dentist is a professional who is trained to eliminate a toothache. In most cases, the cause of a toothache is a deep cavity that has caused an irreversible pulp condition (the pulp contains the nerve and blood supply of the tooth). The dentist eliminates the pain by removing the cavity and performing a root canal, which eliminates the source of the pain, the pulp. ...Read more

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I have a toothache what to do?

Call a dentist...: ... for an appointment. In the meantime take a NSAID to ease the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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How can you relieve toothache?

See your dentist: You may get some relief from taking Ibuprofen or prescribed medication however you need to find out the source of the pain. It could be a cavity, an abcess, etc. See a dentist. ...Read more

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What can cause severe toothache?

See dentist: Most commonly a cavity - tooth decay. Other causes, sinus infection, cracked tooth, grinding of teeth, trauma. Take OTC meds and see dentist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Wiener Dr. Wiener
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Dr. Meng Syn Dr. Syn
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What can I take for a toothache?

Dr. Meng Syn Dr. Syn
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Prescriptions: I would let your dentist know and typically pain meds and antibiotics are rxed. Over the counter advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) will also hold you over. There are no meds that will "cure" a typical toothache. For a long term solution, see your dentist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have toothaches?

What to do if I have toothaches?

Appointment..: With a dentist. If you have toothaches your teeth need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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