What to do if a toothache hurts and there is no doctor nearby - folk recipes
Many of us laughed when we saw a character in a movie or cartoon whose jaw was bandaged with a scarf. It symbolized that he had a toothache. But when you encounter this problem yourself, it becomes no time for laughter. A throbbing or aching pain overshadows everything, making it difficult to live. What to do if a toothache hurts, we will tell in the article.
Ambulance: what do dentists advise?
If such a misfortune happened to you, then, of course, a visit to the doctor cannot be postponed, because, most likely, you have caries. But when there is no such possibility (on weekends or away from home), you can take a number of activities that will help to get rid of the pain for a while and last until you go to the dentist.
If the ailment has attacked you when you are at home, you should start the treatment of toothache by brushing your teeth. The remains of food irritate the damaged tooth even more, therefore they should be removed immediately. From this should immediately become easier.
After that, you need to take a pill of any anesthetic.Ketans, analgin, tsitramon, solpadine - all that is in your home first aid kit.
It also helps to get rid of a toothache cotton wool, soaked with valocardine or Corvalol. It must be put on a bad tooth.
A good tool is also rinsing the mouth with warm water with baking or cooking soda. For an additional disinfecting effect, a few drops of iodine can be added to the solution.
Some people (but not all) are helped by exposure to cold. If you attach the cheek to the place where the tooth hurts, an ice cube and hold it for a few minutes, the toothache may subside.
Lard with garlic: folk toothache recipes
When a tooth hurts, all means are good. Therefore, you can ask for help from popular wisdom. In her treasure, she had in store a lot of interesting and miraculous means.
One of these - vodka. Only it must be applied not internally, but externally. If you wet a cotton wool in a forty-degree drink and attach it to the tooth, the pain should calm down.
A rather extreme way is a mixture of garlic, onion and salt. Spicy vegetables are ground to a slurry and mixed with salt. The resulting mixture lay in the hole of the tooth, covered with a cotton swab above.
People believe that if you put a piece of lard on the cheek side of a sick tooth, it will help to overcome the pain.
Treatment of toothache by folk methods also involves the use of propolis. One of these ways: attach a piece of propolis to the aching tooth, closing the hole with it. In action, this tool resembles Novocain. Instead of propolis, you can do the same procedure with mummy.
Propolis can also be used for rinsing. A teaspoon of alcohol tincture needs to be dissolved in a glass of water and rinse your mouth.
If a tooth ache, you can attach a dry tea brew to it, pre-wetting it with saliva. Some argue that this brings relief.
Treatment of toothache by folk methods is the mass of recipes for the use of decoctions and infusions of medicinal herbs.
A tablespoon of sage or calendula, oak or chamomile bark should be poured with a glass of boiling water and allowed to boil for about 10 minutes. After the decoction has cooled, they need to rinse the mouth several times a day. It is very important to keep the agent in the mouth near the patient's tooth for longer. Can be used for decoction of the mixture of the above herbs.
If the tooth hurts, the grass of a dushitsy or mint will come to the rescue. Of these, you can prepare the infusion in the ratio of 1/10 (if the grass is dry) or 1/3 (if you use fresh grass). Chewing these herbs also helps to calm the pain.
Another unconventional method is plantain root. It should not be brewed, but shoved into the ear from the problem side. Unpleasant sensations should pass some time later. Remember: only freshly dug and well-washed plant root is suitable for this method.
From toothache will help massage and ... tears!
There are also other unconventional toothache treatments. These include massage of active points on the arm and on the ear.
To pass a toothache, you need to take an ice cube in your hand and massage the hand, which is opposite to the side where the tooth is sore. Massage should be done where the bones of the index finger and thumb intersect. Massage must be vigorous and with a little pressure, clockwise. It is necessary to affect from five to seven minutes, and then the tooth will stop hurting.
A good remedy is a massage of the earlobe or auricle. Massage it with two fingers in a clockwise direction. Do this should be up to ten minutes to ease the pain.
You can also use the methods of Chinese acupuncture massage. The Chinese advise two minutes to press the point, which is near the nail on the index finger of the hand. This point is called Shang-yang.
Another way: for five minutes, press the hole between the lips and the nose with the index finger. Also, if a tooth ache, you can put one palm on the cheek on the part of the patient's tooth, and the second - on the forehead. At first it may become more painful, but in time everything will pass.
Helps to overcome toothache and emotional methods. It has been proven that soothing pain helps to dull the pain, during which the pressure in the gums decreases. You can remember about the prices of the services of dentists and ponder relish (just kidding). But in general, the technique is effective. Also, according to scientists, loud singing helps to overcome toothache.
Choose any of the methods listed in the article, share your methods in the comments. And let the toothache never bother you!