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What Should I Do For A Tooth Ace
See a dentist ASAP: Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) can help briefly with the pain, as can an ice pack held against the jaw, or sometimes drinking a hot drink like tea. Problem is, that doesn't correct the underlying cause, which usually something serious like a cavity, an abscess, or a cracked tooth that needs to be treated. See a dentist as soon as you can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call a dentist: You can fracture or break a piece off your filling it you bite down too hard or catch it precisely at the wrong angle. Each tooth situation is different so your dentist will need to assess it and discuss the various options and materials with you. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle splint: That's a little tough to answer because it depends on what direction/motion you're trying to halt/prevent. To start, i'd get to a drug store or sporting goods store and purchase an ankle brace with straps to control the motion of the ankle. If you're attempting to splint an injured ankle, i'd get to an emergency department and let them do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need help I have a cracked tooth but cant afford a dentist what should I do in the meantime, Also I have freezing teeth a lot.
What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?
Symptom relief only: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more
Conservative care: If you suffered a grade 1 ankle sprain, and you iced it, rested from active activity, and wore supportive shoes, and possibly an ankle brace, the sprain should resolve quickly, and no need to see the doctor. However, if you have pain over the inside or outside ankle bones, or the ligament areas, then you should get an examination, and x-rays to rule out fracture, or possble tear of a ligament. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The effects of concussions can vary and be unpredictable. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vision change (blurred vision/ double vision), nausea/vomiting. If your symptoms or headache are severe, or if you have a loss of consciousness, you should get evaluated immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OTC pain meds..: .. for a day or two until you find a dentist. 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 3 more doctor answers
I have a blood shot eye .I am not in pain. What is the best treatment or do I need to see a doctor?
Subconjunctival heme: A red spot on the eye in the absence of other symptoms is usually a benign "bruise" or subconjunctival hemorrhage. Unless you are on blood thinners i would not be alarmed unless recurrent. It will go away. If you wear contact lenses, there are other symptoms, or the eye is pink all over instead of red, you should see an eye doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call a dentist ASAP: A toothache is generally the result of dental decay and can be devastating. Anyone with a toothache should see a dentist at once with no delay for diagnosis x-rays and treatment. If left untreated, a toothache and the condition that is causing it can complicate the situation.Call a dentist ASAAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orthopedic surgeon: The term "seperated shoulder" refers to an injury in the joint between the clavicle and the acromion. The vast majority of these can be treated without surgery. Orthopedic surgeons would be the type of doctors that treat this condition, which is often caused by falling on an outstretched arm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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