Toothache - Describe Your Experience

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Toothache.
How did you cope with your toothache?
Share your story with others:
eMedicineHealth appreciates your comment. Your comment may be displayed on the site and will always be published anonymously.

Tell us a bit about your background to make your comments more useful to other eMedicineHealth users.

Screen Name: *

Gender of Patient:Male Female

Age Range of Patient:

I am a: Patient Caregiver

Enter your Comment (required)

* Screen Name will appear next to the published comment. Please do not include your full name or email address.

By submitting your comment, and other materials (collectively referred to as a "Submission") to MedicineNet, you grant MedicineNet permission to use, copy, transmit, publish, display, edit and modify your Submission in connection with its Web site. MedicineNet will not pay you for your Submission. You represent that you have all rights necessary for MedicineNet to use your Submission as set forth above.

Please keep these guidelines in mind when writing your comment:

  • Please make sure you address the question asked.
  • Due to the overwhelming number of comments received, not all comments will be published.
  • When selecting comments to publish, our staff will choose those that are educational and complement the topic. Please try to stay on topic.
  • Your comment may be edited. We would typically edit comments to make them clearer and more readable. We will remove personal information such as last names, email and web addresses, and other potentially harmful information.
  • We will not notify you if your comment has been published. We suggest that you check back on the topic article regularly.
  • We do not provide medical or healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis.

Thank you for participating!

I have read and agree to abide by the eMedicineHealth Terms and Conditions and the eMedicineHealth Privacy Policy (required).

To prevent our systems from spam, please complete the following prior to submitting your comment.

See what others are saying

Published: September 10

After you brush your teeth, rinse with warm water. Sip a small amount of peroxide, and let it set on your tongue until it starts to fizz. Slowly rinse one side, and then rinse the other side. It hurts a little at first, but the pain eased off. Keep repeating this until the pain is gone. Believe it or not, it worked for my toothache..

Published: September 10

I have to wait 6 days till my appointment at a dentist, and the pain is unbearable, so far I've tried Paracetamol, helps, but briefly. Also, Morphine to various degrees does help a lot, small doses of Morphine sulfate every 4 hours will allow at least 15 minutes to1 hour of numbness, yet the effects of this drug wear off quite fast (this is helpful when trying to sleep, although morphine has some dopey side effects). Alcohol helped, although that I won’t recommend. Exposing the tooth to warm and cold water provided very brief pain relief, although even more pain afterwards, especially after warmed salt water. .