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    bloody toothache grrr!!!!

    Help since yesterday i have had tooth ache,it wasnt to bad to begin with and i thought it was going but today its just got worse,im tempted to ring the emergency dentist to get it sorted,what would u guys do?

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    ring them !!! my husband had the same last week and it was an infection causing it

    if you cant get to dentist go to tesco/asda pharmacy and ask for anbusol its adult strength teeth gel with local anaesthectic , my mum needed dental treatment for an abcess and impacted crown i think she said but couldnt afford to pay for emergency , was only thing that gave her any relief whilst she waited 5 days for an appointment and she was in agony but couldnt afford the emergency prices on top of the actual dental work

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    how much extra would it cost?also i wouldnt want them to take the tooth out,would they try and save the tooth?

    aye aye.
    i had toothache over xmas. sister in law said try clove oil. worked an absolute treat!!
    just make sure when you apply it, only touch THE tooth with the cotton wool bud. DO NOT TOUCH YOUR TONGUE!! it tastes bloody awful.

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    im not sure what tooth it is to be honest,i know what side it is though

    Always on a weekend WHY ? hope u find help simpathy n stuff, You can take Ibuprofen (get the own brand stuff) and also Paracetamol as they are different types of pain killer

    anbusol only one letter from relief from piles. so make sure you ask for the correct stuff. :-)

    Clove Oil, available from any pharmacy over the counter.

    Worked a treat when I had my wisdom teeth coming through, taste like S**t though

    CLEASBO;2712959

    aye aye.i had toothache over xmas. sister in law said try clove oil. … aye aye.i had toothache over xmas. sister in law said try clove oil. worked an absolute treat!!just make sure when you apply it, only touch THE tooth with the cotton wool bud. DO NOT TOUCH YOUR TONGUE!! it tastes bloody awful.



    read the instructions...........and DONT GLUG a drop like my mother did..... :-(

    Original Poster

    has anyones tooth ache just dissapeared after a while?im holding on in there to see if it settles

    strobez1977;2713090

    has anyones tooth ache just dissapeared after a while?im holding on in … has anyones tooth ache just dissapeared after a while?im holding on in there to see if it settles



    Yeah I had 1 do that, cos I HATE dentists cuz I'm sure when I was a kid he used to also work at Dewhursts :whistling:

    Also see if you can get some stuff called Ora Jel, its fab stuff and it numbs it very similar to a dentists injection, failing that whisky is awesome stuff rubbed on the pain, numbs very well.

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    amcol;2713143

    Also see if you can get some stuff called Ora Jel, its fab stuff and it … Also see if you can get some stuff called Ora Jel, its fab stuff and it numbs it very similar to a dentists injection, failing that whisky is awesome stuff rubbed on the pain, numbs very well.



    hi where can i get that from?>the local boots?will have to wait till tomorrow

    I even used my daughters teething gel out of desperation, it worked for about 30 seconds lol

    Yeah boots, ask for Ora Jel Extra Strength, get Whisky for tonight lol

    Aww, I really feel for you - toothache is a horrendous pain. I had problems with one of mine about a year ago (ended up having to have it removed). You'll probably end up having to see a dentist as even if it dissapears for a while, chances are it will return at a later date. I used Solphadine Max tablets for mine (available at the pharmacy) - pretty strong stuff but did the job. I hope you get it sorted

    If the pain is very bad then call NHS direct, you may be able to see a dentist at your local hospital, or they will tell you the local emergency dentist. Hope this helps

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    im going to try and last over night then head to boots in the morning

    CLEASBO;2712959

    aye aye.i had toothache over xmas. sister in law said try clove oil. … aye aye.i had toothache over xmas. sister in law said try clove oil. worked an absolute treat!!just make sure when you apply it, only touch THE tooth with the cotton wool bud. DO NOT TOUCH YOUR TONGUE!! it tastes bloody awful.




    yip, and you will be drooling spit for ages, use a rigid cotton bud.

    Original Poster

    well the pains still there and i have put some of that oragel too.going to call my dentist in the morning and see if they get me in to have a look and sort it out lol

    my guts feel like £$%t with all the painkillers i keep taking,i even called the emergency line last night and they said you have to be feeling alot worse before u can get seen

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    Now on the way to the dentist now to sit and wait to be seen which i was told could be up to 2 hours.will update after

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    Well after waiting 2 hours 30 min i get told by the dentist that a fillin needs re doing but get this.they cant do it early october.they expect me to rely on pain killers.what pain killers are good and also long lasting as i have been taking paracetamol and they havent helped much

    Original Poster

    Well after waiting 2 hours 30 min i get told by the dentist that a fillin needs re doing but get this.they cant do it early october.they expect me to rely on pain killers.what pain killers are good and also long lasting as i have been taking paracetamol and they havent helped much

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    has anyone else on the forum had to suffer for 2 more months after being seen by their dentist/im still in pain and have to keep taking painkillers every few hours,im not going to be able to last more months :O(

    strobez1977;2740678

    has anyone else on the forum had to suffer for 2 more months after being … has anyone else on the forum had to suffer for 2 more months after being seen by their dentist/im still in pain and have to keep taking painkillers every few hours,im not going to be able to last more months :O(



    that is a disgustin amount of time to wait for an appointment! I really feel for you :friends:

    strobez1977;2740678

    has anyone else on the forum had to suffer for 2 more months after being … has anyone else on the forum had to suffer for 2 more months after being seen by their dentist/im still in pain and have to keep taking painkillers every few hours,im not going to be able to last more months :O(



    Go to your local A and E they usually have an on call emergancy dentist. The tooth will probably end up being pulled but at least the pain will stop.

    Thats an absimal amount of time to have to wait. I'd be complaining.... Why couldn't they do it there and then??
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