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toothache>>>> ideas for relief from pain

I looked up all these home remedies.-
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Lemon juice (for vitamin C )
Garlic (for infection)
Clove oil (for infection)
Orange juice ( for vitamin C )
Warm salt - water rinses 3X / day
Black tea - bag soaked with warm water compress
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And of course aspirin, tylenol, codeine, too many to list.

With the clove oil the articles are mentioning zinc oxide(white) to hold the oil in place

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coffeeyum

Asked by coffeeyum at 1:20 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • whats the question?
    katiekruschke

    Answer by katiekruschke at 1:24 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Oragel. it tastes nasty but it will numb everything
    youngmomma021

    Answer by youngmomma021 at 1:24 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • You forgot to mention the most important one-- go to the dentist to find out what is causing the pain-- and have him/her fix it! Pain is a sypmptom that something is wrong, take away the pain is a 1/2 measure as you will still have the problem that caused the pain to deal with.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:34 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • ambesol
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 5:24 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Anbesol works well, and if you use Clove oil, use the cotton from a Q-tip or cotton ball to soak it in the oil and place on the tooth. If it's a visible hole in the tooth causing your pain it's an exposed nerve, temporary filling with seal it off and keep it from hurting, and krazy glue will also seal it off.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 2:40 PM on Aug. 23, 2010

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