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A 27-year-old female asked:

4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. throbbing gums on right side. sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. nothing relieves?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Burning pain: Possible causes are viral infection (shingles), fungal infection, nerve irritation ( trigeminal neuralgia). Check with your dentist, oral surgeon and physician for a diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pain killers: Pain killers fon't cure problems, only mask the symptoms. Pain may be due to infected teeth and/or gums, infected sinus/throat/ear, trigeminal neuralgia, TMJ Dysfunction, etc. Start with your Dentist to evaluate for oral or peri-oral causes. If normal, the next stop would be your General Physician.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
TMJ syndrome: Your pain may be due to a combination of problems, Your dentist may recommend a variety of treatment options.

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Last updated Jun 8, 2018

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