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What can you do immediately for a painful toothache? Teething gel?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Toothache

Painful tooth with cavity, you can use toothache drops.
Motrin helps the painful tooth and the inflammation.

In brief: Toothache

Painful tooth with cavity, you can use toothache drops.
Motrin helps the painful tooth and the inflammation.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: OTC Meds. DDS

OTC meds, including topical until you see DDS soon.

In brief: OTC Meds. DDS

OTC meds, including topical until you see DDS soon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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