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Trying to quit smoking. Severe tooth, facial pain. Using the patch. Treatment for pain?

Hi I quit smoking I m useing the patch. Day one everything was fine day 2 my teath started to. Hurt the pain went away day three no problems that night I went to bed after about three hours of sleep I woke up in pain my hole left side of my face was killing me I stod up and after about five mins the pain went away then I went back to sleep and every half and hour the pain would come back I took 1600 Mil of ibprofine took off the patch and the pain has not came back could the patch cause this
Asked On : Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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Addiction Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Welcome to Health Care Magic!

Nicotine patches may cause swelling and redness at the site of application. However as people usually apply it on the arms, chest or the hip, I am not sure if facial pain could be related to it. But since your symptoms have not returned after you removed the patch, you can try other options to help you quit smoking like nicotine lozenges or gums which are available over the counter. In addition, you can also discuss the option of taking medications like bupropion or Chantix with your doctor, if nicotine replacement therapy does not suit you.

Hope this has been of some help.

Bets wishes.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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