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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

Varies: There is no specific time frame for this. It depends on the state of your immune system, what the infecting organism is and what else is going on medically. One thing is certain, however: delay in getting treatment just makes things worse. Get to a dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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Am having surgery in 3 days, can I take penicillin for a tooth ache?

Am having surgery in 3 days, can I take penicillin for a tooth ache?

Toothaches: Toothaches may or may not be a result of an infection. Antibiotics will help manage an infection, but not treat a tooth. Immediately contact your surgeon and dentist to determine how to proceed. Your problem should be managed and/or treated before the surgery. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the procedure. ...Read more

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What can I do if my tooth has broken off and I have a tooth ache can a dentist take care of this?

What can I do if my tooth has broken off and I have a tooth ache can a dentist take care of this?

Yes: Dentists are the experts in providing the most appropriate care for this situation. Depending on how much tooth remains (both above and below the gumline), the dentist might either perform root canal therapy to save your tooth, or extract it. Either one will resolve your pain. ...Read more

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I took 2 extra strength excedrin 3 hours ago, but the pain is back and worse than before (tooth ache). The dosage says I can't take more for 3 more ho?

I took 2 extra strength excedrin 3 hours ago, but the pain is back and worse than before (tooth ache). The dosage says I can't take more for 3 more ho?

Better Idea: Get that tooth evaluated ASAP. Long holiday weekend coming up. The severe pain can become unbearable pain in a very short time. The tooth obviously needs attention, and now. All the best... ...Read more

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Can you take cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a tooth ache?

Can you take cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a tooth ache?

Maybe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic not a pain med. If your tooth ache is being caused by an infection it may help but is not the antibiotic of choice for oral infections. Best thing to do is see a dentist to find the cause. ...Read more

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My sister is brestfeeding her 7 months old baby. A while ago, she was having a tooth ache. Is it safe for her to take apain reliever?

Yes - tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil are safe to take while breastfeeding, however this will only mask the underlying cause of the toothache which could be infection. I recommend visiting a dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause and solution for her toothache. Meanwhile however over the counter pain medicine will relieve her symptoms. ...Read more

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Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour help!

Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that  will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour  help!

Extreme tooth pain: Where does it hurt , for how long, and when? Does it keep you awake at night? Excedrine migraine is like a super aspirin- it can help for short periods of time but too much can make more problems-call your dentist asap. ...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


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more