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Does a toothache make your blood pressure go up

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Any kind of pain can cause the blood pressure to increase a bit, but not always.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dentistry 37 years experience
Could: Any infection in the body can cause bold pressure to increase.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Pain in general can raise your blood pressure. However, this may not be the only cause of your high blood pressure. I would have your condition checke... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
23 years experience
Tooth ache: Yes it can/ but you should be tested monthly to watch your bp.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Stress and anxiety from pain cause the release of Adrenalin and cortisol which vasoconstrict blood vessels causing temporary increases in blood pressu... Read More
Dr. Michael Wexler
Cosmetic Dentistry 24 years experience
Yes: Any stress on your body can cause an increase in blood pressure. See your dentist asap to get taken care of.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry 14 years experience
Absolutely: An increase in blood pressure is a very natural response to severe pain. See your dentist right away to get the source of the pain addressed.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
No: High blood pressure does not cause a toothache! it sounds like you have a pulpitis, or inflamation of the pulp. This probably means you need to see an... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Perhaps: There are many causes of a temporary increase in blood pressure, and certainly pain and stress are two of them. However, what would seem appropriate ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
Endodontics 31 years experience
Maybe: If the toothache is accompanied with anxiety of having the tooth treated by visiting to a dentist, then it can cause a higher blood pressure. Anytime ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
Endodontics 31 years experience
Depends: Severe toothache can and does elevate the blood pressure, specially when accompanied by anxiety of going to the dentist. But, having said that, it is ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pain relief: You could try applying an alcohol soaked cotton ball to the aching tooth or swish salt water on the aching area. If your blood pressure is well contro... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Upper respiratory : Sounds like you have a virus. Get some rest, eat properly, push fluids. If you are not better in a week, see your dr.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Pain in general: Could raise your bp. So see doctor about your tooth
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dentist?: Jaw and tooth pain? Yes, it was a great idea to see your md, and be sure to follow all those instructions and tests. But, ...It might just be a run-o... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 34 years experience
Not likely: Almost any drug can cause almost any side effect. But clinical experience & data collection tell us which side effects are common, or uncommon. ... Read More