Patient Comments: Toothache - Treatment


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Comment from: Melissa, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 30

I did home remedy for my toothache and gum pain.

Comment from: SHARO DUMA, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 21

I am trying to use the cleaning method with an expensive paste for my toothache. I'm not ready for any time off at work because I already had this month alone. Family responsibility has held me up. I remembered at a boarding school a health giving lady taught us about peach tree leaves. Clean it up and let it to boil. I once helped my Mom as a high blood pressure patient and it worked for her. It's my time to explore now I am exploring that now.

Comment from: Galul, 45-54 (Patient) Published: April 02

I'm taking antibiotic clindamycin, which doesn’t seem to be working at all for the pain of my root infection. I’ve used Orajel and ibuprofen – nothing works. Note: my infection is located under the root in a molar that had a root canal for more than 19 years.

Comment from: Suzy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 10

I have two cracked bottom teeth. The pain is unreal. I have been on two different types of antibiotics. I take two Tylenol every 3-4 hours with extra strength Advil gel caps and rub the area with clove oil and wait for the pain to subside until the 4 hour mark.

Comment from: Chris perez, 13-18 Male (Patient) Published: January 03

I've just noticed that my left bottom molar has a hole on it, and it's been hurting tremendously for 3 days now. I get no sleep, don't feel like talking, I don't feel like doing anything but sleep, and that itself I can barely do. At first I swished through my teeth warm water mixed with salt. That relieved the pain but then it came right back. So I bought Anbesol, it's an oral anesthetic cream. I dabbed a little on my gums around the molar and it worked so good! It numbed my mouth and I felt no pain. And I'm also taking 500 mg of Bayer which also works very well. But as all this relieves the pain, it doesn't seem to cure it.

Comment from: Crystal, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

It is the week of Thanksgiving and my tooth and gums are hurting so bad that I don't know what to do. I can't afford to go to the dentist. My tooth and gums hurt so bad that the pain is going up into my left ear. This pain is unbearable.

Comment from: 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: February 28

I had a cap put on in 2009. About a year ago the same tooth started throbbing and lifted up. I used hydrogen peroxide and proxy brushes with alcohol and the day before I went to see the dentist it went down. He took x-rays and declared nothing wrong even tho I said it still hurt. Last week I couldn't stand the toothache it anymore and went to the dentist who did a root canal and gave me a prescription for 300mg of Clindamycin every 6 hours.

Comment from: 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 25

When I had my tooth extacted, a few days after I felt like I still had a toothache, it hurt so bad...aside from the pain from the extraction the tooth next to it hurt. I went to the dentist and I needed a root canal, but I can't have it done until the first week in March. What I take during the day while I am at work is Motrin and it helps alot, it takes the pain away. I also have taken Aleve. I take the Vicodin and Percuset at night when I go to sleep.


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