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A 46-year-old member asked:

Could a tooth infection lead to face numbness on left side of face along with left eye?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Ritota
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Very dangerous situation, get treatment as soon as possible.
Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 37 years experience
Tooth infection: Yes it can. See your dentist for a exam and x-ray to rule out infection. If dental is ruled out you should contact your physician.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes...: Dr OZ calls it the "Triangle of Death". Please have a dentist evaluate your teeth ASAP. Pressure from the infection as well as the acidic environment may be the cause.

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