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Help with toothache

I' m in the worse pain of my life. I got prescribed vicoden for the pain while waiting to get it pulled but that didn't help. I've tried garlic, vanilla extract, peroxide, salt water nothing is working, I feel so bad for my son because I'm in so much pain I just cant deal with him.

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Asked by snjbjac at 2:14 PM on Mar. 4, 2010 in Health

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  • Short of the tooth coming out...nothing will help. I assure you. Antibiotics helped before my root canal. But, NOTHING else helped. I tried it all too.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:17 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I know exactly how you feel! I'm sorry you're in pain. Antibiotics are the only thing that helped mine, too. Sometimes I'll get a revisit of the pain and the only thing that helps is swishing cool water around in my mouth...

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • get a heating pad and set it to the lowest setting. place it on your jaw where the pain is and let it sit there for a while. don't burn yourself. do not drink or eat anything cold. heat drows the soreness out. go to a quiet room if you can and relax.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:25 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • when i had a bad tooth ach someone told me to swish my mouth with vodka dont swallow it just swish it numbs your mouth and eases the pain for a while

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:36 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

  • I have been going threw the same thing...IT"S NO FUN!! One thing that somebody told me and it seemed to help a little is get one of your pain pills, cut a chip off, crush it real good, then put it in your cavity. I no it sounds nasty but it relives it, promise.
    anouther thing that may help u...get a rag, get it wet, put in the microwave till it's warm..but not hot. Than put up agaisnt cheek that is having the tooth ache.
    goodluck...I hope you feel better.

    Answer by proud_mom21 at 2:47 PM on Mar. 4, 2010

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