A toothache can be described as annoying pain that occurs around, or inside the tooth accompanied by a sharp, throbbing or dull pain.
If you are experiencing a severe toothache caused by drainage coming out, fever or an earache, you should consult your doctor immediately. If left untreated, these symptoms can lead to a severe infection that will only get worse.
However, one can experience a mild toothache simply by chewing a gun or grinding the teeth, therefore, if the toothache does not look too serious, try the following hack.
Kelly Bagnasco took to social media to share a toothache relief advice that her friend gave her. Kelly suggests dipping a Q-tip into NyQuil and dabbing it on the painful tooth. Apparently, this can produce immediate relief.
Below is Kelly’s post on Facebook that has been shared over 80,000 times, with 4000 comments and over 2000 likes. Judging from those numbers, there must be some truth in it. Have a look for yourself:
Other people also suggest that if experiencing toothache, one should try using a cold compress, raising your mouth with salt water or placing a crushed garlic on the painfull tooth. All of the above remedies help with reducing the swelling as well as drawing out the infection. It is important to remember that if you’re experiencing a persistent toothache, you should visit your dentist immediately.