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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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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 ?

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 more

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Can your brain be affected by tooth infection?

Can your brain be affected by tooth infection?

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 more

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How would I know if I had a brain abcess from a tooth infection?

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 more

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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

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Will my tooth abcess sprea to my brain?

Will my tooth abcess sprea to my brain?

Rare but yes: An infected upper tooth could spread the infection into your sinus cavity and possibly, if severe enough, into your brain. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have a tooth abcess or if it has spread to brain?

How to determine if I have a tooth abcess or if it has spread to brain?

Tooth abcess: You can't know for sure, but it is rare. Definitely get them checked right away by a dentist and get treated. ...Read more

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How would I know if my tooth abcess spread to my sinus or brain or anything like that's.

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 more

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