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A 31-year-old male asked:

can a tooth infection affect ur heart rate, make u feel dizzy, cheek numbness, tongue numbness?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Absolutely: The infection can cause a fever that does all these things. You should see a dentist before things get too serious.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Potentially: But if you are having these symptoms, you should really be in a dentist office to be evaluated. These infections can be fatal.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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