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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Opposite head pain: It is highly unlikely that an abscess tooth on one side will cause pain on the opposite side of your head. It is more likely that you have a second in ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Root canal ear pain: It is common to have radiating pain to the ear. The toxins in an abscess tooth irritate the tooth nerve which travels to your brain. The nerve goes th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
No: Get in contact with the Dentist who did the root canal treatment and relate your symptoms. You may need further treatment and/or an antibiotic. You sh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, referred pain: Tooth infection have the capacity to produce constant boring referred pain to throat and ear. See your dentist ASAP to complete your treatment plan. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Evaluation: You need another urgent evaluation by dentist ( may be different dentist).
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist!: It may not be your tooth. You could be grinding your teeth at night. This could cause temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. Common symptoms are: pain ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
It can: But other things can give you an earache, too. Have both checked out.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your dentist 1st: It's always best to ask your dentist who did your wisdom tooth extraction this question. So he is aware of your pain and concern, and note it in your ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Re-evaluation: Have the tooth re-evaluated. You may still have an infection, or at a minimum, inflammation at the tip of the root.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Sounds like: a sinus infection. Check with your ENT physician.
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