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Dr. Louis Gallia
1,076 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
1,076 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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What stop a toothache?

What stop a toothache?

Get it fixed.: The only definitive treatment is to get the problem fixed. There are things that can be done prior to help with symptoms, including topic medications, pain medications, and possibly antibiotics. The key is to get into a dentist asap to get the problem addressed. ...Read more

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Dr. Kristin Outlan Dr. Outlan
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Toothache (Tip)

Some meds (even OTC meds like antihistamines) can leave your mouth dry, which can lead to decay. ...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 toothache?

What causes toothache?

Deep Cavity: Sugars found in diet are metabolized by bacteria that adhere on tooth surface forming acid and breakdown tooth structure eventually causing the tissue (pulp) to become inflamed or infected causing tooth pain. ...Read more

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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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Toothache (Tip)

If you use a prescription strength toothpaste like Prevident 5000 plus, cavities decrease by 50%. ...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 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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Toothache (Tip)

Use a fluoride rinse to help keep cavities to a minimum. Also drink less soda and drink more water. ...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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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. 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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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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What to do to stop toothache?

What to do to stop toothache?

Toothache: Toothaches are caused by problems either with the tooth or gum and need to be addressed with a dentist to see the cause. Till you can see one on monday would advise taking ibuphrophen if your able to. If it gets worse over weekend contact a dentists emergency number. ...Read more

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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. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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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