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What kind of medicine can i take for a toothache if im 12 weeks pregnant?

What kind of medicine can i take for a toothache if im 12 weeks pregnant?

First things first: You need to be evaluated by a dentist to determine why you have a toothache. Deep cavity? Broken filling? Dead nerve? Gum problem? Fractured tooth? Once you are diagnosed, minimally invasive treatment can be started to treat your problem. Pregnant women can be treated to help prevent more serious complications later on. Meds alone cannot fix your toothache. All the best... ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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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 (acetaminophen)...: 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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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 DDS ASAP: Pregnancy is not a reason to defer routine dental care or treatment. Dental local anesthesia and treatment are safe and essential during pregnancy. ...Read more

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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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I'm currently taking amoxicillin 500mg three times a day for my wisdom tooth pain is this medicine ok to take i'm 7wks pregnant?

I'm currently taking amoxicillin  500mg three times a day for my wisdom tooth pain is this medicine ok to take i'm 7wks pregnant?

It is: You should also let your Obstetrician know about your problem. Long term antibiotics is not a good thing and you need to weigh the risks vs. the benefits of having the wisdom tooth removed. If you need to have it removed the safest time is during the second trimester. ...Read more

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Am 8 weeks pregnant and been having tooth pain. I have a reaction to tylenol (acetaminophen). I know you can only take that durning pregnancy but what else is there?

See a dentist: Being pregnant doesn't mean you should not receive dental care. Routine care (not including routine x rays) can be continued during pregnancy. Emergency care for pain relief should rendered. It's more stressful and harmful for the mom & fetus to be in pain, than to undergo a dental procedure. ...Read more

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My dentist gave me papain for tooth pain. I am currently pregnant at third trimester . Is it safe to take that medicine?

My dentist gave me papain for tooth pain. I am currently pregnant at third trimester . Is it safe to take that medicine?

Not sure: Personally, i never heard of it. This is what was posted on webmd:special precautions & warnings: pregnancy and breast-feeding: taking papain by mouth during pregnancy is possibly unsafe. There is a concern that it might cause birth defects or miscarriage. Not enough is known about the safety of using papain during breast-feeding. Don’t use it if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. ...Read more

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What's a good way to address a toothache while pregnant?

See your dentist: See your dentist who will evaluate your situation and along with you and your obstetrician work out something that is both safe and appropriate for whatever dental treatment is necessary. As long as certain basic precautions are followed, most pregnant women can have any necessary dental treatment performed. Sometimes not having dental work done is more harmful to you and your unborn child. ...Read more

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For pregnant women, how can they treat a toothache?

For pregnant women, how can they treat a toothache?

See a dentist: Dental care is very important during pregnancy and it is safe. Sometimes your dentist will consult with your OB before treatment. An untreated dental infection can effect your baby. Don't wait. Seea dentist. ...Read more

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If iam three months pregnant and got toothache what should I do?

Seek treatment: Being pregnant in no way should prevent you from seeking treatment to address your pain. If you are in pain now, it will likely progress. It is far better to address the problem than take pain medication or antibiotics. Traditionally the second trimester is the safest window of time, which is what you are in now. Life only get busier after the baby, so make an appointment with the dentist now. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for my toothache, im pregnant 2 month's?

What is the best medicine for my toothache, im pregnant 2 month's?

Dental Care: The best "medicine" for a toothache, even if you are pregnant is dental treatment. Please see a local dentist for an evaluation. ...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. 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