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My son is in pain tonight with a toothache. What can we do to give him pain relief?

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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory type medications (ibuprophen, etc) have been shown to be helpful for dental pain.
Any of the otc medications will do.

In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory type medications (ibuprophen, etc) have been shown to be helpful for dental pain.
Any of the otc medications will do.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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Dr. James Marx
Don't let the toothache go on to become an abscess. See a dentist!
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: OTC meds

Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are all fine options.

In brief: OTC meds

Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are all fine options.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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