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I ham in extreme pain with toothache. I saw the dentist on

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I ham in extreme pain with toothache. I saw the dentist on Friday he prescribed antibiotics and told me to take painkillers. I am writhing in excruciating pain. Taking the antibiotics
JA: Is the pain consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: Constant
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

I am sorry to hear. What pain relief are you taking?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I am taking Amoxicillin 500mg x 3 per day
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

I cannot take the call currently. I can call later today if still required.

What pain relief are you taking? Amoxicillin is the antibiotic

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I am taking it bruffen alternating with paracetamol
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

Thanks. I would suggest stepping this up. You can buy Co-codamol 8/500 from a pharmacy without a prescription so I would start this as soon as possible today. Corsidyl mouthwash can also help reduce the pain so I would use this I addition. Co-codamol contains paracetamol so do not take paracetamol as well, but the ibuprofen is fine. It then may be that a further 24 hours of antibiotics starts reducing this.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
OK thank you very much.
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

That is my pleasure, I hope that it helps