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Problem of eating due to toothache

From past couple of days, I have pain in my teeth. I am not able to eat anything that is hard...also it pains even when I press my jaws gently..I am used to eating cold stuff like cold water and also ice creams and this has not happened before... I did eat an Ice cream yesterday night after dinner. I do not recall have such pain earlier..
Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi,
You may have dental caries which has resulted in the pain. Consult your dentist to determine the extent of caries by an X ray. If the caries is deep the tooth should be root canal treated and capped. If the tooth is destructed largely it has to be extracted. pain killers can relieve pain temporarily only.
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, sometimes there may be pain in the jaws without any cause. This is called Idiopathic pain. Please take anti inflammatory medicines like Tab Combiflam twice a day for 3 days. I would suggest you to go for a dental OPG and consult a dentist if the pain doesn't subside. Take care!
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Dentist Dr. Mohit Kumar Chourasiya's  Response
as you say.you are not able to eat hard......there is a deep carious tooth in your mouth and presson jaw you have pain there are may be periapical abscess.........you should take...acceclo-serra tab for pain and amoxicillin 500 mg + 125 mg clavunaic acid combination....first take radiograph and mail me..........
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bernd's  Response
Take a good painkiller and go to a dentist. You will need an x-ray which takes around 10 minutes and after that one can decide what the problem is. If it is caries then you will need root canal treatment.
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During toothache you need to avoid cold and sweet foods as it is known to aggravate your pain. Keep a pinch of salt in the problem area and you shall find a good amount of relief.

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