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I have a very bad tooth the verve is all most dead so the pain is bad.
Hard to sleep.
Hugs your way.


  1. Marka's Avatar
    I'm sorry, foxkits!

    Do you have any oral pain-reliever?

    As the nerve dies, it has been my experience that the pain diminishes...I would be more concerned that you might have an abscess, which is usually an entrapment of infected material within the tooth, and or gum...

    If you get to the point of obvious gum, or even facial are already in trouble, and you'll need immediate might even have to go to a clinic or Urgent Care, or even possibly the Emergency Department of your nearby hospital...

    The infection being trapped, and increasing in volume will forcibly push into undamaged tissues, and continue to create pressure...

    well here...

    Untreated consequences
    If left untreated, a severe tooth abscess may become large enough to perforate bone and extend into the soft tissue eventually becoming osteomyelitis and cellulitis respectively. From there it follows the path of least resistance and may spread either internally or externally. The path of the infection is influenced by such things as the location of the infected tooth and the thickness of the bone, muscle and fascia attachments.

    External drainage may begin as a boil which bursts allowing pus drainage from the abscess, intraorally (usually through the gum) or extraorally. Chronic drainage will allow an epithelial lining to form in this communication to form a pus draining canal (fistula). Sometimes this type of drainage will immediately relieve some of the painful symptoms associated with the pressure.

    Internal drainage is of more concern as growing infection makes space within the tissues surrounding the infection. Severe complications requiring immediate hospitalization include Ludwig's angina, which is a combination of growing infection and cellulitis which closes the airway space causing suffocation in extreme cases. Also infection can spread down the tissue spaces to the mediastinum which has significant consequences on the vital organs such as the heart. Another complication, usually from upper teeth, is a risk of septicaemia (infection of the blood) from connecting into blood vessels, brain abscess (extremely rare), or meningitis (also rare).

    Depending on the severity of the infection, the sufferer may feel only mildly ill, or may in extreme cases require hospital care.
    You your sole discretion... try a salt-water gargle & rinse...but, beyond're pretty much stuck with getting professional help...sooner rater than later!

    1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon salt, to one cup of room-temperature water (preferably non-chlorinated, such as bottled,, or well-water)
    Best of luck, be safe rather than sorry!
  2. foxkits's Avatar
    Thanks talking antibiotics but its hurting bad doing the best I can.:-)
  3. BambinoPants's Avatar
    Ouch....tooth pain the worst. I'm sorry my friends. Google whats best home remedy for tooth pain. Hope you feel better.
  4. Marka's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by foxkits
    Thanks talking antibiotics but its hurting bad doing the best I can.:-)
    Okay, but you may want to ask the dentist or physician...when you could expect to start noticing improvements... They may find that changing the dose, or even a different antibiotic might be needed.

    Were you not offered any pain reliever, OTC, or otherwise?

    If you are loosing much sleep, or prevented from taking in enough calories... that's not going to help you heal...

    When in doubt, call your nurse advice line, physician, dentist...

    Take care,
  5. littlelodgewrecker's Avatar
    for what ever reason it is that you are not sitting in the dentists office as i write this;
    money, fear, time, all of these....

    GO..... and Go Now!
    that is your Buds speaking to you out of personal experience.
    Oh, and here are some encouragement for you......
    (((((((Big Soft Hugs))))))

    now Go.... Please!
  6. foxkits's Avatar
    I have an appointment at 9 am 200.00 to pull a tooth .
    Every one I called oh we can get you Wednesday or Friday one dentest told me she did not have time .Not taking any pain relief the bayer i was taken was making me sick so stopped that.
    Milkshakes' seem to help .
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