Doctor insights on:
When Should You Go To The Er With A Toothache
ER: You can go to the emergency room for a toothache but they are not set up to treat most tooth related problems. Few hospitals have a dental resident program which who have a dentist available to see. It would best to call a local dentist to come into his office for the toothache. Most will work you into their schedule. They can start the process to get you back to dental health. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I was trying to put the orajel maximum toothache liquid on a broken tooth with a dropper and I accidently swallowed some should I go to the er?
No: Orajel is not toxic, so you don't need the ER. What you need is a Dentist. Broken teeth do not self heal. If nerve of tooth is exposed, if tooth is fractured or decayed, you are providing a path for bacteria to enter your bloodstream. Please call Dentist NOW. Orajel is a pain killer, it blocks nerve impulses for a short time, but it does not cure infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old says the left side of his face hurts. He doesn't have a toothache or sinus infection or any swelling. Should we take him to the ER?
I went to the ER last friday for face/throat swelling related to a toothache. I was prescribed Clindamycin 400mg TID. I now have a hard lump on my jaw?
It depends: The average cost in 2009 was about $1, 300 per visit- but it all depends on the reason. An ankle sprain is much cheaper than a heart attack! The reason it is more expensive than your own physician is th ed needs to be open 24 hours and have the staff to take care of everything, even at 2am! See post by american college emerg phys for details: http://www. Acep. Org/content. Aspx? Id=25902. ...Read more
Wouldn't recommend: Unless you have unlimited funds. The professional fee and facility fee can be quite high let alone any lab or radiologic fees. These may seem excessive but keep in mind this level of care must be maintained 24 hours daily 365 days per year, year after year and is available at a whim. I would set up a payment plan instead of offering to pay at once. ...Read more
How long to does it take for a spider bite reaction to resolve, it has been 2 weeks and 2 visits to the dr and an emergency room visit and it's not getting bette
Variable: Spider bites vary from one species to another. Some spider bites may be a small red bump that resolves in a few days. Sometimes, a staph infection may develop, and this can be severe, requiring antibiotics and surgical debridement. Spiders which cause tissue necrosis (black widow, brown recluse) may also require surgical debridement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm out of my Valium and I cannot get ahold of my primary doctor nor can I afford and emergency room visit I need help can you help me?
Depends: If your problem is likely to be not very deep seated, an urgent care facility can be less expensive, and quicker. If the problem is life or functionally threatening and you might need sophisticated radiology and laboratory studies with a strong possibility of hospital admission, than you should go to an er. ...Read more
Hello, I just recently got some heart palpitations followed by dizziness and a brief headache. Would this constitute an emergency room visit?
Depends: If it is ongoing, you should go to ER. Otherwise, see your regular doctor ...Read more
Probably not: Your best bet is to make an appointment to see a dentist as soon as possible. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe during pregnancy but you should speak to your OB about what drugs are safe for you. If you are unable to see a dentist soon you may be able to see an er doctor for pain relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
34wks pregnant with a toothache for about 3days, can't see my ob til. Tuesday, and now my ear and throat are throbbing. Should I go to the er?
Dentist if can: Likely you will need an antibiotic and then some dental care. A dentist is going to know what to do better than er doc, but if not available definitely get to er for some treatment. You likely have an abcess and will need a root canal or extraction. You need some treatment right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better to dentist: Unless your local er is big enough to have dental staffing, they will be an interim stop for meds on your way to see a dentist. The best advice is a function of your access to care. If you have accessible dentists, that's the best choice either in private practice or in a community health center location. If not, get to the er to try to get comfortable and locate a dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son has a bad toothache. He has an appointment Thursday but now he has local swelling and last night he had a fever of 100.1. Should I take to e.r?
Severe toothache/toothpain. Went to er. The pain goes in my ear a lil. They said there's decay as well was given penicillin. Still in bad pain?
I have toothache. I went to the er, but they refused to extractthe tooth. My blood pressure is 170/91. I take Flonase andquinapril and I smoked a big cigar before going for the examination. What should I do?
What's your question: Pulling tooth may (not) relieve pain. Toothache needs to be addressed by dentist. The most that us non-dentists can do is offer some antibiotics for presumed dental abscess. But real solution is for dentist to evaluate & treat as deemed appropriate. In meantime, stop smoking & go see your family doc to make sure your high blood pressure is under control (although pain can increase bp). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will an ER give me antibiotics and pain meds for severe toothache? I only have dental insurance in ny, but I'm in nj
- Talk to a doctor online
- When should i go to the er for a foot
- When should i be concerned enough about my hives to go to the er
- When to go to the er
- When to go to the er for kidney stones
- When should you go to the hospital for kidney stones
- When should you go when you hit yourself in the head
- Should i go to the er for strep throat
- Should i go to the er for strep throat
- Should you go to the emergency room for a toothache