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Can you have sinusitis without nasal congestion? I have all the symptoms, headache, cheeck pain, tooth pain and sneezing from allergies...

Can you have sinusitis without nasal congestion? I have all the symptoms, headache, cheeck pain, tooth pain and sneezing from allergies...

YES: Although nasal congestion is usually present in patients with acute/chronic sinusitis the infection itself can be primary and a part of a generalized "upper respiratory" infection. Bacterial infections of the sinus is often by organisms which "reside" there and are "activated" by a viral infection of the throat/nose upper airway. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can a untreated tooth pain cause a lip twitch intermittent does the nerves connected to the lip? Same side

Can a untreated tooth pain cause a lip twitch intermittent does the nerves connected to the lip? Same side

Yes and yes: Sensory nerves to the teeth also go to the lip. Twitch not uncommon . Your body is telling you that you have an untreated infection that will only get worse, hurt more, and will spread to bone, gums, lymph nodes, etc. Get it treated now rather than dealing with the consequences. It will not get better by itself. ...Read more

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How do I relieve tooth pain?

How do I relieve tooth pain?

Sometimes a filling: If decay is very advanced, then you might need a root canal or possibly an extraction to cure the discomfort. Depends on the extent of the problem causing the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do for tooth pain?

What can I do for  tooth pain?

Diagnosis: In order to treat your pain definitively you need to see the dentist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis they may recommend what type of treatment is needed to relieve you pain. For short term discomfort if you have no contraindications, Ibuprofen may be helpful. ...Read more

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Any tips for severe tooth pain?

Any tips for severe tooth pain?

See your dentist: Today, many people want to try all kinds of home remedies for various ailments and pains which in most cases only effects the symptoms, not the real problem. A toothache is not one of those to try and treat yourself. Depending on the cause of the pain, only a dentist can diagnose and advise you of the best way to eliminate the pain and the cause of the pain. Don't wait until the pain gets severe. ...Read more

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What can I take for tooth pain?

What can I take for tooth pain?

See dentist: The best thing to take is a visit to your dentist to have the tooth evaluated to determine what is causing the pain, and most important of all, treatment options to eliminate the pain. Until you see the dentist, ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or Aleve can be used. ...Read more

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What can I take for my tooth pain?

What can I take for my tooth pain?

Why does it hurt?: If you recently had dental work, call your dentist. If you didn't, call your dentist. Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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What causes my tooth pain to go away?

What causes my tooth pain to go away?

See your dentist: Tooth pain comes in many forms. Your dentist can determine the nature of the pain and then treat it effectively. Advil (ibuprofen) is best until you get an appointment. ...Read more

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What to eat when you are having tooth pain?

Everything, but: foods that can harm, or cause sensitivity or pain. Please see your dentist. Your dentist will first try to determine the cause of the tooth pain and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Tooth pain?

Tooth pain: Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please call hour Dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Could tooth pain be in the form of attacks and intervals without pain?

Could tooth pain be in the form of attacks and intervals without pain?

Tooth pain: Teeth may have periods of pain with the absence of pain in between. This is actually typical of pain where the nerve has died and intermittently flares up. Other less serious pain causes can also wax and wane. I suggest you have your dentist investigate the source of the pain before it becomes a more urgent problem. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

Is Excedrin good for tooth pain?

May help: Ibuprofen 400/600 mg every 6 hours is better if you have no contraindications. ...Read more

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Headache is connect to tooth pain?

Might be..: Referred pain is always possible, especially in the head and neck region where the concentration of nerves is greater than other parts of your body. Let your dentist take care of that problematic tooth before it becomes worse. ...Read more

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Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Reasons: Teeth are made up of a hard outer layer(enamel) and a softer layer underneath (dentin). Dentin has nerves and when exposed becomes sensitive. Whitening temporarily makes the enamel more permeable and microscopically exposes the dentin. Also the trays used in whitening can put pressure on the teeth which can cause them to become sore. ...Read more

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Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Will gabaphin antbiotic help for tooth pain?

Gabapin (Gabapentin): Is a relatively new anticonvulsant and is not used for dental pain. See your dentist to eliminate any dental pain. It will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

What to do if I have tooth pain but its not an abscess?

See a dentist: for complete examination, x-rays and treatment. Regardless of the cause of the dental pain, infection, abscess, dental injury, trauma or bruxism, it will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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I feel wisdom tooth pain?

I feel wisdom tooth pain?

See your dentist: It could simply be food stuck behind the tooth. It could be the gum tissue getting squished between the top tooth and the bottom tooth. It could be the beginning of an infection. An evaluation by your dentist is the best way to figure out which of these is causing your problem. In the mean time warm salt water rinses may help flush out anything that is caught back there and make it feel better. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

Determine cause: Is the nerve dead? Do you have a deep cavity? Is the tooth cracked? You should see a dentist ASAP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more