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I'm having pain in my left ear, brain, and tooth. Also light swelling on left head, face, and neck?
Pain when putting my head down and temp off 100.5 freaking out right now brain abcess? From tooth abcess
Would I know if I had a brain infection from tooth infec I took augmentin for teeth n now jaw hurts again worried brain infec or sinus infex ?
Brain Infection: Brain infections from rotten teeth are extremely rare and I doubt you would have the wherewithal to be on the internet asking questions if you had a systemic infection that made it to your brain. So no, you don't appear to have a brain infection. But please see a dentist before your tooth infection spreads resulting in a major health risk and possible hospitalization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is possible: Our mouths are one of the portals to the rest of our body. Infections in the mouth and around the teeth can spread to the rest of the body. Of course, if you are young and healthy and have a good immune system, this isn't likely. It is the same for any other opportunity for disease to enter the body; through a cut, wound, nasal passages, etc. Just practice good hygiene to keep yourself healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hospital: If you had a brain abscess you'd probably already be hospitalized. Infection from an infected tooth can spread quickly to other organ systems, so it's important to have the infected tooth treated. Antibiotics, pain killers, salves, mouthwashes, lotions, creams, snake oil, homeopathic concoctions, will not "cure" infected tooth. Must see Dentist ASAP for Rx. Call NOW to make appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a hit or trauma to tooth cause brain injury? I asked bcoz my dentist hit my tooth twice with his metal tool since he was seeing whether it pains?
No effect: Dentists tap a tooth with a metal instrument to see if the hit will abnormally stimulate the nerve deep in the tooth as an index of decay and infection. The infection, untreated could cause spread of bacteria beyond the tooth and rarely into the brain But the tap will not do this. ...Read more
On/off head ear and neck pain for about a week.Pain in face and down back.No fever. Does this sound like sinus, wisdom tooth,ear/brain infection?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. ...Read more
Deadly tooth abscess: With the right treatment and drainage, a dental abscess is easily cured. Left untreated, a serious tooth abscess can eventually kill. Dental abscess infection may spread to the face, brain or neck. Direct spread from a dental source can account for up to 10% of brain abscesses. See your dentist for a preventive treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes an abscess can spread. Upper tooth infections can spread to the brain; lower tooth infections can spread to the neck and strangle you or worse, go to your heart. Tooth decay can be very dangerous. See your dentist and have the tooth treated or removed asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Culture the bacteria: Some common symptoms of an abscess in the brain are headache, changes in mental status, muscle or body weakness, speech slurring, nausea, fever, seizures, and or double vision. If you already have a brain abscess, the only way to determine where it came from is to culture it. There are many other causes. Only 25% of brain abscesses come from another part of the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be many: Headache, changes in mentation or wakefulness, localizing neurologic abnormalities, occasionally fever may accompany brain abscess, but there are several other areas of the "brain" which may be affected. Complications are numerous. This should be cared for by a neurosurgeon and infectious diseases expert in collaboration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitely YES: The mouth is located In proximity of some vital arteries and veins that feeds directly into the base of the brain, any infection in any tooth in the mouth, if left untreated can feed directly into your brain and carry the bacteria with it. This use to be a problem before antibiotics and early treatment. Nevertheless antibiotic abuse can cause resistance and exacerbate the problem, don't delay. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not likely: Tooth abscess will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of dental abscess is a tooth, and the second most common is a gum or combination of both tooth-gum abscess. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Predictable treatment and outcome. ...Read more
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