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What Can You Do For A Painful Toothache
Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. Salt warm water can also sooth the gum. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NSAID + Dentist: You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or another med such as an NSAID like Ibuprofen to help, make sure to clean the area really well. Teething gels may help but remember all these things are usually a temp relief and you need to see a dentist to find the problem and solve it, not just mask it and hope it goes away. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seek dental care: 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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See a dentist asap: Make an appointment to see a dentist asap. Meanwhile, you can take an antibiotic if you have in the house like penicillin or amoxicillin, also you can take Motrin for pain. Most likey your tooth is infected and you may need a root canal in order to save your tooth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See a dentist: if you can't find a dentist you should try the ER, unfortunately over the counter pain killers alone or Emergency medication from the ER may not be enough, you will still have to go to the dentist to physically take care of the problem. Medications are only a temporary fix. Take care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why do I only get a toothache at night? For the past few days I have been getting an extreme toothache and it is very severe, painful and chronic
I'm having toothache gor couple of days.its too painful i can't even eat. my cheeks have swollen like I'm having mumps. can you help me with this.?
Ibuprofen: Most tooth pain is a result of inflammation. Try taking 4 over the counter Ibuprofen which is an anti-inflammatory pain medication (aka: motrin, advil) every 6 hours. You can alternate with 2 extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) every few hours if the initial Motrin stops working after a few hours. Please do not take either of these if you allergic to either of these medications or related medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello. I been having a painful toothache last couple weeks and the pain going right up to my left side my face and making bad headaches ..
Choices: You have several choices: 1. Live with it 2. Take pain medication and hope it goes away (it won't) 3. Spend time researching this subject on the internet. 4. See a dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Personally I think the smart thing to do would be choice #4 and asap! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I have toothache for a few days but X-ray didn't show anything. It's now become painful when I touch the tooth and hurts when I drink hot and cold.
Mysterious Toothache: Good day; There are various tests to evaluate the health of a nerve in a tooth. A scan of tooth, a pulp tester might be helpful. May be possible hair line fracture of tooth. Do you notice more intense pain on opening versus closing? A perfect time to see an endodontist-- specialist in root canal therapy. This specialist utilizes a microscope to diagnose pulpal health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be a really hurtfull toothache .Very painful for seconds and after go a sympton of high blood pressure?
Perhaps: There are many causes of a temporary increase in blood pressure, and certainly pain and stress are two of them. However, what would seem appropriate would be for you to see a dentist to determine the cause of you pain, and a physician to check you out medically. There could be other causes of your increased blood pressure. Untreated dental and medical issues don't get better on their own. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Got a toothache used hot water bottle and now my thoart is really painful is it possible I've got internal burns? Thoart didn't hurt before the bottle
I am 33wks pregnant with my 2nd child, I have been having painful contractions ever since I started having a toothache 2 days ago. Could this be cause?
I had a very painful toothache ended up trying children'sLiquid Tylenol (acetaminophen)... fast pain relief, just realized I took the 4oz in 24hr..am i in danger?
What do the early symptoms of toothache feel like? Every once in a while, a molar on the lower left side of my jaw will feel a slight twinge of pain. It's not real sharp or real painful, and seems like it just happens randomly. Is this anything to worry a
What can I do to help control toothache pain until i see my dentist? My tooth has been aching and bothering me for a couple of days now. It's not incredibly painful, but it can be distracting. I have an appointment with my dentist in three days, but until
Typically : Typically medications with anti-inflammatory properties such as Motrin work the best for dental pain. It is often difficult to get total pain relief if the nerve of the tooth is involved and definitive treatment is not initiated. Usually, pain is caused by swelling or infection. If that is the case, consider getting a prescription for an antibiotic prior to your visit if you are a patient of record at that office. Hope this helps and good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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