Toothache is one of the most unpleasant and debilitating types of pain. She is able to bring to the boiling point any adult, what can we say about the children? How can you take it off to help your child quickly, efficiently and at the same time not harm his health?
- The sensitivity of tooth enamel. It happens when a denuded dental cervix, neurological ailments, metabolic disorders.
- Teething. Very unpleasant sensations in the gums in babies, starting from 4-5 months of age. In infants redden gums, saliva flow copiously. The little one pulls everything into his mouth and tries to scratch a sore spot with the help of any improvised means.
- Inflammation in the mouth. They happen after the loss of a milk tooth or the removal of a diseased tooth.
- Pulpitis. Severe inflammation, accompanied by the occurrence of flux.
- Mechanical damage (chipped, full or partial damage to the seals, injury to soft tissue).
How to help?
The most excellent way to get rid (and, moreover, for a long time) of pain is to visit a dentist.
But if there is no such possibility right now, you can proceed to the choice of the drug. Everything remedies for toothache are detrimental to pain mediators and reduce the sensitivity of the receptors.
Today, pharmacies have a great variety of various painkillers, and this only complicates the choice of parents, because the child does not want to offer a potent drug, and help at the same time as quickly as possible. Say at once, the favorite painkillers "Ketorol", "Spazgan", "Ketans" for children are not suitable for children in principle.
This is a favorite pain reliever for young moms and dads. When the baby begins to cut teeth, it is the gels that become the "best friends" of the parents. It should be noted that ointments and gels for local use, unfortunately, do not relieve a sharp toothache. They only for a time (about half an hour) relieve the suffering of the baby.
Suitable for children of any age. This product contains chamomile flower tincture and lidocaine, the active anesthetic, which relieves pain and reduces swelling of the gums. Due to the weak anti-inflammatory effect, Kamistad is not recommended for use in stomatitis. The gel causes excessive salivation, and therefore it is undesirable to give it to infants, although there are no direct contraindications to this.
As part of the funds are antiseptics and anesthetic lidocaine. It is “Calgel” that is most often recommended. babies with teething. However, care must be taken that the child Do not swallow the gel when feeding, so as not to start allergies. It can be applied to the gums at intervals of 20 minutes, but not more than 6 times a day.
Dental gel, which can be safely used to alleviate the condition of breast crumbs during the period when teeth are cut. It, unlike other local preparations, penetrates deep into the tissues, and due to its thick consistency, it keeps on the gums for a long time. Therefore, its analgesic effect is longer than that of others – about 2 hours.
Such painkillers consist of herbal ingredients. Plus they are that they are non-toxic. And minus – what in case of acute pain in case of caries or pulpitis, as well as in case of mechanical damage to the tooth, these tools will be ineffective. They are designed to systematically care for problem gums, especially during the period when teeth are cut. They “work” accumulatively, and therefore in an emergency situation they almost do not bring relief.