I am not going to take them pain pills until i feel pain... I know you guys think it is wrong but i guess we will see!!!
ok, you've done the experiment... against the advice of many, experienced voices here (who also did the experiment).
My dear old dad told me when I was young that I didn't actually have to experience everything, that somethings are best taken on the word of those that had...
...pain management policy has changed a lot (for the better) over the last couple of decades.
Sorry that you've figured out why, but now you're experienced, and can hopefully build on that if you ever have to go through it again.
And you can be one of the "voices of experience" in future posts... welcome to the world of hurt.
I am not going to take them pain pills until i feel pain...
sometimes your Elders DO know what they're talking about.
6 days. seems way too long to still be in big pain. Don't just hang in there.
Checkin with your dentist right away. And Do What He Says!
by the way, I too used to think pain was No Big Deal. "Tough it out wimp!"
Then I married a nurse. Only took me a couple of very painful procedures to start taking her advice to control pain before it starts. That approach really works.