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What can I do to alleviate severe toothache?

What can I do to alleviate severe toothache?

Emergency Call: You'll need to be seen by a dentist on an emergency basis. There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Tooth pain may be felt deep in the upper or lower jaw. Pain can be from an abscess affecting the ...Read more

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What can I do for severe toothache pain without OTC meds until my dentist appt?

What can I do for severe toothache pain without OTC meds until my dentist appt?

Not much: Cold compresses may help. Your dentist may prescribe antibiotics to help limit the spread of the infection until you can be seen. Call your dentist and ask if you can get an appointment sooner. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

Don't add heat
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See dentist ASAP
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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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I am pregnant what can I do or take to releave a severe toothache?

See a dentist: In general Acetaminophen has the least potential for any complications, but it is not always so effective for toothaches. Dental treatment, done safely, is not contra-indicated during a routine pregnancy. Visit http://www.Drplitt.Com/maternity-dentistry/ for more information. ...Read more

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Can I mix Suboxone and vicoprofen for a severe toothache?

Can I mix Suboxone and vicoprofen for a severe toothache?

Life: Infected tooth, like any infection, can be life threatening. Mixing 2 potent narcotics can be life threatening. Dental treatment is the only way to cure your pain permanently...see your Dentist. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See your dentist immediately
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Take all necessary prescribed medications as directed
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Follow up with proper treatment, either Root canal or extraction
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Discuss options for post-treatment care or replacement with dentist
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Is it normal to not be able to hold down any food after taking penicillin vk 500mg? I keep vomiting and can't eat. I was prescribed it for a severe toothache.

Typically : Typically it is recommended that you take antibiotics after eating. Taking the medication on an empty stomach is an invitation to an upset stomach especially if it mixes with the acid in your stomach. Try eating something a half hour prior to taking the medication. If this continues discuss it with your dentist to see if they can change to another antibiotic. Are you taking pain medications at the same time? If so that is an additional reason that you are experiencing GI upset. One additional note, this is probably not an allergy as is typically thought by patients. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe unbearable toothache?

Emergency Appt: You'll need to see a dentist as an emergency. There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more

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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

see a dentist and have an x-ray
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have a root canal
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if not restorable, extract
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What can cause severe toothache?

A few things: A few things can cause sever toothaches. Most of the time it is a deep cavity. It could also be a dying nerve, a dead nerve, an infection (of the tooth or the gums around it) or something else. You should see a dentist to determine the cause and have it taken care of. ...Read more

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