Mumsnet hasn't checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have medical concerns, please seek medical attention; if you think your problem could be acute, do so immediately. Even qualified doctors can't diagnose over the internet, so do bear that in mind when seeking or giving advice.
To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet.Start using Mumsnet Premium
I also apply 'neat' sensodyne rapid relief tootpaste straight onto the gum line. Only helps for a few minutes
I'm fast approaching 50 and over the last year or so I've noticed that a back upper molar tooth starts to hurt (as in very, very sensitive), when I eat or drink or have anything hot or cold.
Seen the dentist and they took an X ray. No decay, but gums are exposing the dentine.
Three weeks of each month I have no problems and then a few days before my periods I'm in agony!
Sharp stabbing pain for over 10-15 minutes, then it goes away for half and hour and then comes back.
ALL DAY LONG!
I seem to only get relief when my period starts. I've now resorted to taking aspirin and codene to cope with it.
Do you have a similar experience? Does it go away once the menapause starts properly?