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I am 64 next month and diabetic 2, I have a very lose wisdom

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Hello I am 64 next month and diabetic 2, I have a very lose wisdom tooth that is very painful. The pain is going down my neck and up into my ear and temple , I have taken 8 ibuprofen 200 my in the last 24 hours, please can you advise
JA: Do you have any gum pain? Do you any discomfort in your jaw?
Customer: Yes both, I know my tooth is rotten
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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
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The loose tooth may need to be removed.

You may contact;

Walk-in clinic/urgent care

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/other-services/Urgent-Care/LocationSearch/1824

They may summon a dentist on call for the evaluation.

You can also have a look at the following link:

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/how-to-find-an-nhs-dentist/

Meanwhile, the following would help;

1) Betadine gargles (anti bacterial).

Warm salt water gargles.

2) Combinnation of Ibuprofen and paracetamol.

3) Clove oil application.

4) Benzocaine past application.

All of these are without a prescription


I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you very much for your advise
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
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