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Could a bad dental bone infection cause thyroid problems

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No.: These two problems are not related. However, if a dental bone infection were to go untreated, it could spread to the neck. The inflammation and infe ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Chin
42 years experience Dentistry
No.: It is unlikely that a dental infection could itself result in thyroid problems.
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid: No.

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon right away. If an infection has spread into your jaw, it can become very serious very quickly. The risks are ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No care available?: There are many find Dentists who practice in the United Kingdom. Get on the phone and start calling. Go to a hospital emergency care clinic. Go to ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
No dental care ?: There are plenty of dentists in every corner of the UK. You'll have to call one to be treated. Please don't delay, things are only getting worse...
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends.: Simply being impacted may lead to pain but won't necessarily lead to infection, but if debris chronically accumulates around the gum near the tooth' i ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: This is possible, but the infection would be very serious and the patient probably will have a weak immune system (immunocompromised).
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not likely: Probably not impossible but I've never seen or heard of that complication 30 years of practice. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Periosteal : Periosteal reaction may be from the blunt trauma or could be from infection. Wounds should be debrided and deep cultures taken. Infections with multip ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
The infection: I hope you are under the care of a doctor.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
In : In the absence of infection, one of the causes of bone to "crumble" (i'm not sure what you mean by that term, but i'm assuming there is some kind of b ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
15 years experience Dentistry
Post op pain: It could be a dry socket or you may just be dealing with some aggressive post operative pain associated with the difficult extraction. Difficult teeth ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Not likely : Hopefully you are having it treated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Hard to say: This is a good question but difficult to answer with any certainty. You see, bone infections can come in different ways. Sometimes a skin infection or ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Foucher
29 years experience Podiatry
Yes: An ingrown toenail initially starts as an infection of the soft tissue, but if left untreated it can spread and penetrate into the bone and cause a bo ... Read More
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