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I have a very hurt tooth ache

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
56 years experience Periodontics
See a dentist: the pain if from your tooth is from an infection probably because of bacteria in or near the nerve of the tooth and the swelling from the acid from th ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist ASAP: Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Severe tooth pain: Call a local dentist and get an appointment asap. Take some Aleve or Advil unless allergic or contraindicated in the meantime. Only a dentist can trea ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: By proximity.
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: The chin is innervated by the mental nerves which are the final branches of the trigeminal nerve which innervates your lower teeth before exiting to y ... Read More
Dr. Michael Montgomery
41 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If the toothache is on one or more of the lower anterior teeth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
See a dentist really: Soon. This is not normal. Get it evaluated before it gets worse.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Phone call...: .. To a dentist. This can escalate really quickly, so i'd make that call before you've got an emergency and it ruins the holidays for you.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist ASAP: Toothache associated with white spots should not be ignored, because it can be a significant risk to your tooth and your health. See a dentist for exa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?tendonitis: Any history of injury? If not, tendonitis is a possibility. Try cold or hot packs and, if you can take them, nsaids to relieve inflammation. See your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Need help fast: So you took a narcotic pain-killer to mask the symptoms from a localized infection (tooth). Now infection is spreading and can cause airway com promi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Greenhalgh
33 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: Typically dental pain does not radiate down that far. In some cases of TMJ problems, that can affect even neck muscles. I would see your md or a physi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: It can be hard to precisely map the source of pain. Fortunately canker sores resolve on their own within 2 weeks. If no improvement or worsening your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Seek treatment: You need both dental and medical care. Therefore you need to see both a dentist and a physician. Postponing treatment will only cause you more pain a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
It might...: You might be getting referred pain from the sore. If your tooth pain vanishes with the sore you'll know that's what it was.

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