A 32-year-old member asked:
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tons of respiratory infections/colds and now the flu. could this be due to my bad teeth?

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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possibly: But there are many other reasons.
Answered on Feb 6, 2013
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Not directly: But indirectly it may be you are run down. You r immune system sounds compromised. Proper rest diet vitamins, fluids, and get your mouth under control. Also a blood test by your physician is the way to go!
Answered on Jun 14, 2014
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
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Yes: A bad tooth infection can cause very serious issues including sinus infection and in rare instances infection in the heart.

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