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I am sorry to hear. When was the last time you had a dental check up?
Thanks. Please describe your symptoms. Location? Swelling? Redness? When it started? What you hve taken so far?
Okay thanks. So you will need to see a dentist. However in the short term as if you haven’t taken anything so far, I would suggest paracetamol and ibuprofen. You can then buy Co-codamol 8/500 from a pharmacy without a prescription.
Another thing that helps is by using a soft bristle tooth brush and brush gently with a medicated tooth paste such as Corsidyl which again you can buy from a pharmacy.
If the swelling starts to spread and you feel unwell then I would not delay seeing a dentist.
I would also encourage an annual review to help reduce this from happening again.
I would doubt you will get one today sorry.
You can try 111 and asking to be put through to your emergency dentist.
If however the swelling is spreading quickly then it would be appropriate to attend Accident and Emergency to be assessed.