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Im 31 weeks pregnant, what's the best thing to take for a toothache?

Im 31 weeks pregnant, what's the best thing to take for a toothache?

Usually Tylenol...: But your dentist should determine why your tooth hurts... is it something that can wait, or does it need to be immediately addressed? Either way, your dentist and OBGYN will discuss your situation and come to an agreement as to what is best for you and your baby. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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I am pregnant what can I do or take to releave a severe toothache?

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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I'm currently 33wks pregnant, I have had a horrible toothache for the last two days, thats interrupting my sleep. What can I safely take to get rest?

I'm  currently 33wks pregnant, I have had a horrible toothache for the last two days, thats interrupting my sleep. What can I safely take to get rest?

See ob, dentist asap: You need to consult with your obstetrician and dentist as soon as possible. The dentist can determine if your tooth needs immediate attention or it can wait until after your baby is born. The obstetrician will let you know what he/she considers safe medications for you to take. ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant and I have a toothache, what pain tabs can I take?

10 weeks pregnant and I have a toothache, what pain tabs can I take?

See a dentist !: Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you can't be seen by a dentist and have that tooth evaluated. Your dentist will consult with your OBGYN to determine the best course of care for you. Letting it go may be more troublesome than taking care of it now. ...Read more

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Im pregnant and I have a bad toothache can I take ibuprofen tablets?

Im pregnant and I have a bad toothache can I take ibuprofen  tablets?

OB's like Tylenol . : Please call your obstetrician about what they would recommend for a painful toothache. Many times they prefer tylenol for pregnant women. Also know that you should make an appointment with your dentist to actually take care of the toothache. Dental infections are bad for both the baby & the mom. Take care... ...Read more

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I am pregnant , I have a bad toothache, and headache can I take a migraine relief medicine ?

I am pregnant , I have a bad toothache, and headache can I take a  migraine relief medicine ?

Ask you OB-GYN: You must check your prescription medication with your ob-gyn. Migraine medication will not likely affect your toothache. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnant and got terrible toothache can't get a appt at dentist till monday what pain killers can I take?

Don't wait until Mon: Please do not wait until monday if you are having tooth pain today. If an infection is brewing, that is not something that should be postponed. Try to see if you can get in at another office today or at least tomorrow and contact your ob/gyn to ask what he/she prefers you to do as far as pain meds. ...Read more

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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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