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Should i be worried if i'm having a toothache in the tooth next to the sight of extraction after over a week?

Should i be worried if i'm having a toothache in the tooth next to the sight of extraction after over a week?

Maybe: I would go back to the dentist who extracted the tooth for them to check to see if something else is going on. ...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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What would you do about either a bone or part of a tooth growing back after extraction years ago feels like I have a toothache s any suggestions

What would you do about either a bone or part of a tooth growing back after extraction years ago feels like I have a toothache s any suggestions

Need radiograph : You actually want bone to grow back. It could be a sequestrum or a portion of the root left. Their could even be infection. You need a dentist to xray and palate the area. ...Read more

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I am preggy and is suffering from chronic toothache. Is it safe for tooth extraction? If not, what medicine can I take to lessen the pain?

Yes: If you are suffering in pain then i would recommend that you be seen by a dentist who can determine the best course of treatment for you. ...Read more

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Going for steroid jab C5/6/7 tomorrow. Have toothache now - molar. If tooth extraction is needed, can it be done on the same day as the steroid jab?

Going for steroid jab C5/6/7 tomorrow. Have toothache now - molar. If tooth extraction is needed, can it be done on the same day as the steroid jab?

It can be done, but: after epidural steroid injections, you will not be able to drive a car, take a taxi or use a bus by yourself. Therefore, plan your dental appointment first. ...Read more

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I have a bad toothache & the wisdom tooth it's decayed and broken which is better to get root canal or extraction? Dentist gave me those 2 options

I have a bad toothache  & the wisdom tooth it's decayed and broken which is better to get root canal or extraction? Dentist gave me those 2 options

Extraction: It's very rare to see someone in their later years that have wisdom teeth. They are typically hard to clean and difficult to work on. I would suggest an extraction and not spend the money on it. Unless your dentist has a very specific reason to keep it, I would recommend having it out. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

See your dentist: There are many and various tooth problems which could match hot nerve tooth pain (nerve infection, gum infection, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Many options are available, not only extraction. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

What to do for...: After seeing a dentist, he\she can best answer all your questions. Have you seen one? If not, that would be your very next step. If you have, call the office for advice. ...Read more

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Is there anything my dentist can give me for wisdom tooth pain before extraction?

Is there anything my dentist can give me for wisdom tooth pain before extraction?

Anti-inflammatory: An over the counter medication such as Ibuprofen (motrin) can help. Sometimes you may need an antibiotic if an infection develops around the tissue of an erupting third molar which is called a pericoronitis. ...Read more

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Please help! tooth pain after wisdom teeth extraction?

Please help! tooth pain after wisdom teeth extraction?

Not uncommon: The pain is noticed immediately after the anesthesia wears off and continues up to 72 hours. Take NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control. If concerned, see your dentist for post-op examination. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the problem with my unbearable tooth pain after wisdom teeth extraction?

Dry socket: Most common cause of "unbearable pain" after wisdom tooth removal is a dry socket where the blood clot has waged out and the bone is exposed to the oral environment. Please return to the surgeon who did your extraction for rx and, in all probability, lam ost instantaneous relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more