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Dr. James A. Beck answered:

Is it possible for rotting wisdom tooth cause health problems?

Yes, definitely

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I think the tooth is only part of the human body that can be rotting and the human being still be alive. Yes, a decaying wisdom tooth can lead to a dental abscess which is an active infection in your mouth and in the bone which can spread to other parts of your body. This can cause serious illness and even death.
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I have a badly broken tooth, it doesn't have an absyss or any pain but I was wondering having half a tooth open could cause any other health problems?

Possibly

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Why chance either OTHER health problems if you already have a problem with a broken tooth? You may simply need a filling or crown. If you wait, then in addition, probably a root canal. Last how can you chew on a broken tooth? In addition, doing nothing may yield infection, requiring more extensive problems. A small fix now prevents a big fix later!
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My mother has a problem with bad breath,she can wash her teeth twice and still have it.I am worried about it being health reason.Can ilness cause it?

See a dentist

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Could be a dental problem like gum disease. See a dentist or periodontist.
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Which is more likely to cause a delay in teeth growth: health problem or is it a symptom of a psychological issue?

Genetics

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Genetics play a very large part in the eruption pattern and timing of the transition between primary and secondary teeth. Since there is a wide range in this timing, what you might consider delayed may well be within normal limits. Discuss this with your dentist or the child's pediatrician.
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Can a recent tooth/cap problem cause a swollen lymph node to be seen on a ct scan?

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It depends upon the issue that you have with the tooth. If the tooth is infected, there is a chance that the infection has spread into the blood stream, etc. Look at all options and go see a Dr. asap
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my gums are swelling and my tooth is shaking.what can be the root cause of this problem?

Infection

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This would indicate an infection and should be seen by a dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause of the infection and then render appropriate treatment.
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Doctor told to remove my wisdom tooth. Will this cause any side effect or problem in future?

Will only help you

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No problems with no wisdom teeth. However there are many many problems that people have by keeping them in when they should be out. If you Dentist said to remove them - then get them out as soon as possible to make it easier on you.
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Is it possible for impacted tooth upper molars to cause eye problems are any problem to the eye?

No

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Some dental abscesses can result in swelling thay can move to your eye. The causative tooth is not a molar but usually a premolar. I am not aware of any permanent damage to the eye caused by a dental abscess.
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Please tell me, could a broken rotting tooth cause numbness in the mouth and upset stomach?

Yes

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The broken rotting tooth is a focus of infection. Can be causing your current symptoms, nerve and gastrointestinal problems will only get worse. The spreading worsening infection can even be acutely life threatening. Put down the computer, pick up the phone, call your Dentist immediately.
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Can a tooth infection lead to other health problems?

Bloodstream Highway

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Picture your bloodstream like a highway that connects all the organs, joints and muscles of your body. If you have a tooth infection, those nasty bacteria are taking an onramp to the bloodstream highway in your jaw. The bacteria are riding that highway to your organs, joints and muscles. Research has shown those same bacteria in the mouth contribute to heart disease.
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