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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Not likely: Endocarditis is seldom painful, but your symptoms raise a number other serious possibilities. Antibiotic treatment of a tooth abscess is only part of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely not: What you describe is absolutely not normal and is also very unlikely related to the removal of your wisdom teeth. Chest pain can be a symptom of somet ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Unlikely. You should be evaluated though.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rosemary Pomponio
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: see PCP for lab and echocardiogram; get tooth pulled asap
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Whether it has erupted or is still under the gums, a wisdom tooth can definitely cause jaw and neck pain. You need to be seen by a dentist to make su ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: It's unlikely. See a physician to rule out medical causes first.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth cannot cause neck spasms to my knowledge. Head pressure is a vague symptom. Certainly wisdom teeth can cause pain and pressure throughout ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: The pressure or pain in the face, neck, mouth and head areas can present as pain in the lower jaw. You will need to be evaluate properly by a denti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
It is a possibility: Check with the pharmacist and or the dr that prescirbed the medications. You may need to switch. You might be experiencing the beginnings of an aller ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Teeth: can cause local and referred pain but not usually to the shoulder, Gargle and use ibuprofen but go see your dentist
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Yes: Infection from impacted wisdom teeth can cause this. Your dentist may want to put you on antibiotics and/or drain any swelling. Or it is possible they ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other m ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely, yes: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you fin ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: Pain in the upper extremities such as jaw/neck does not usually refer from a lower area like the abdomen. If you believe that you have indigestion the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: And they frequently do.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: If the decay causes nerve irritation it certainly cause neck pain, headaches and head pressure.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If your lower wisdom teeth are impacted and you have a condition called pericoronitis which is a localized infection of the gum surrounding the impact ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
34 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Pain and aches around the posterior teeth could originate from the nerve of the back tooth. Soreness of the joint and the muscles (TMJ) and/or sinus p ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Bruxism can cause too much stress on the temporomandibular joints(hinges of the jaws)and is a cause of chronic jaw pains. The same type of tension and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
Playing it safe: Wisdom teeth pain in jaw and neck are with the norm, but chest pain is not! It seems that the hospital you are at is bring thorough as any oral infect ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Get an evaluation as it may be TMJ, or an underlying herpes zoster infection affecting you. A good exam should help determine the possible causes and ... Read More

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