I just had a re-treatment of a previous root canal that had become infected done on Thursday 9/27 (my top left back molar) and I have been in constant pain ever since... I'm talking intense sharp throbbing pain that has made it impossible to eat and sleep for the past 3 days. I have no idea what is wrong with my tooth but no matter what medicine I take nothing helps. I have been taking 800mg ibuprofen every 3 hrs with no help, hydorodone 7.5 doesn't work either, and neither does the acetaminophen with codeine #3 tablets. I have no idea what is causing this pain or how to make it stop and the endodontist office is closed until tomorrow... this pain is excrutiating and I can't make it stop!!!!! View Thread
Well I had actually gone to an Emergency dentist after work the same day I wrote that... I was in so much pain I was sobbing and shaking... the dentist said I was in shock. He opened it back up and relieved the pressure, then prescribed me antibiotics and 10mg percocet which worked like a DREAM! Before that I had been taking ibuprofen 800mg every 3 hrs with NO effect... then took a vicodin and had no effect. So he prescribed me stronger pain killers and I was actually able to sleep for the first time in 4 days! Thanks for the advice though!View Thread
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