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can sinus pressure cause jaw pain

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: The pressure or pain in the face, neck, mouth and head areas can present as pain in the lower jaw. You will need to be evaluate properly by a denti ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
TMJ: You most likely have a TMJ and muscle dysfunction. See a dentist that treats a lot of TMJ patients. Only about 5% of dentist really understand the T ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several possibilitie: Cause is usually congestion (swelling) in the nose, sinuses & eustacian tubes. The eustacian tubes connect the throat to the middle ear, allowing for ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: You didn't say if you have been diagnosed with bruxism or TMJ syndrome. Did you get the mouthguard at a store or was it custom made be a dentist. From ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it can: Usually in the maxillary posterior teeth.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Pressure in the sinus can affect the roots of the upper teeth, creating an achey feeling.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Usually, no: Combination of ear pain and sore throat may be something different than tmj. On occasion some 'ear pain' can be associated with tmj. Get evaluated by ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Otitis Media/Externa: Yes, the pain can be referred and also exaggerated on opening and closing. The opposite is true too, you can have TMJ issues or tooth abscesses that ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: And they frequently do.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Sinus infection (especially in the maxillary sinus) can cause teeth pain in the area of top teeth. Flying can increase the pressure in the sinus whic ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
No: Lower jaw pain caused either by a tooth dying or TMJ so see your dentist. As for the sinus please see your ent.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Anderson
18 years experience Dentistry
Sinus Infection: Sinus infection can cause headaches--including pressure headaches. It often causes toothaches as well. No dental treatment is necessary--most ofte ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally No!: Sinus infection tend to cause frontal headache. Neck pain and stiffness should be looked at carefully in setting of a fever. Any light sensiti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sumit Bapna
17 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sinus headaches: Sinus problems and sinus infections are a common cause of headaches. Treatments for this include antibiotics, steroids, decongestants and possibly sur ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: It's unlikely. See a physician to rule out medical causes first.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Jaw pain can be caused from misalignment of the jaw structures or tooth abscesses. Get a Dental and an Orthodontic evaluation.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: It sounds like both need attention. I would suggest seeing a physician for the gerd and a dentist who can diagnose where the jaw pain is coming from ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Hedache vertigo: Yes they both can.See a dentist.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not likely: But it can be clinically challenging to be sure that the sinus pain is not a migraine variant and it is possible to have both. If your doc can't help ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth cannot cause neck spasms to my knowledge. Head pressure is a vague symptom. Certainly wisdom teeth can cause pain and pressure throughout ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Pressure and pain in the facial areas of the maxillary or frontal sinuses is a typical symptom of acute sinusitis.

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