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does a toothache make your blood pressure go up

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
20 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Any kind of pain can cause the blood pressure to increase a bit, but not always.
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Dr. Richard Charmoy
36 years experience Dentistry
Could: Any infection in the body can cause bold pressure to increase.
Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Tooth ache: Yes it can/ but you should be tested monthly to watch your bp.
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
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
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Dr. Michael Wexler
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Any stress on your body can cause an increase in blood pressure. See your dentist asap to get taken care of.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
13 years experience Dentistry
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.
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
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
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
30 years experience Endodontics
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
30 years experience Endodontics
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 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
What's your question: Pulling tooth may(not) relieve pain. Toothache needs to be addressed by dentist. The most that us non-dentists can do is offer some antibiotics for pr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
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.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in general: Could raise your bp. So see doctor about your tooth
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
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
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