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A year ago I had a severe tooth abscess. Then a year later I had 2 bouts of cellulitis 3 months apart from eachother in leg. Why the weird infections?

A year ago I had a severe tooth abscess. Then a year later I had 2 bouts of cellulitis 3 months apart from eachother in leg. Why the weird infections?

Not sure: I am not sure, but if the tooth abscess was not properly resolved, the residual pathogens in the bone may have been involved. Typically unresolved infection does not affect or drain to the leg. Mandibular infections do drain to the lymph nodes and breast. There, is however, a commonality of pathogens in the body, potentially affecting both the tooth and a focus in the leg. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Have chronic mouth sores, leg pain in right leg, with light edema, normal cbcw dif, except high eosinophil%, high # neutrophil, and high # eosinophil?

Have chronic mouth sores, leg pain in right leg, with light edema, normal cbcw dif, except high eosinophil%, high # neutrophil, and high # eosinophil?

Many choices: There are many possible causes for your symptoms. If this is new it could be a simple allergy or insect bite. If this has been going on long term it could be part of an eosinophilic syndrome, autoimmune disease, or many other problems. The appearance of the sores and duration of symptoms will help if you want to restate the question. ...Read more

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Root canal 2 mths ago now have an abscess (jaw pain, headaches) knee surgery 1 month ago, been told not have a major dental after 3 months, what to do?

Root canal 2 mths ago now have an abscess (jaw pain, headaches) knee surgery 1 month ago, been told not have a major dental after 3 months, what to do?

Seek care now: An abscess is an infection, and MUST be treated immediately or can adversely affect knee surgery. Ask your Dentist and your Orthopedic Surgeon to talk to each other to arrive at the best path of treatment for you. Do not put this off. ...Read more

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If you had a carotid arterie problem could it cause tremors in your hands teeth legs?

If you had a carotid arterie problem could it cause tremors in your hands teeth legs?

Tremors/carotid dis: Typically symptoms associated with carotid disease would include such things as numbness or weakness in an arm or leg or both on one side of the body or the other, loss of speech, loss of eyesight on one side. Tremors per se are not necessarily associated with carotid disease. ...Read more

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Possible for a pollen allergy cause you to swallow mucus, have achy legs and have rather sensitive feeling in your teeth?

Possible for a pollen allergy cause you to swallow mucus, have achy legs and have rather sensitive feeling in your teeth?

Yes: Sinus problems which become worse when pollen season arrives, are often associated with tooth pain. See your doctor for help with the pollen allergy, they most likely will want you to take an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and something to help reduce inflammation, such as arnica or advil. See your dentist to make sure it is not something more than a pollen issue. ...Read more

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What can cause leg pain?

What can cause leg pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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What causes almost constant leg pain?

What causes almost constant leg pain?

Many causes: Need to r/o local problems. Then need to r/o vascular vs. Nerve problems. Too many causes to list. ...Read more

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What causes severe leg pain upon awaking?

What causes severe leg pain upon awaking?

See below: In general these conditions emanate from the spine or pelvic area go see an orthopedic surgeon and get a xray of your back. Lumbar spine. He will give you further recommendations which would include some outpatient physical therapy stretching proper body mechanics and lifting techniques proper work ergo dynamics. ... And others for conservative management if indicated. Stay away from chronic pain management unless a last resort. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this dull/achey leg pain?

What is the cause of this dull/achey leg pain?

Nonspecific: Leg pain can be caused by many things such as a lumbar radiculopathy, neuropathy, muscle injury, etc. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation, as this type of question cannot be well answered through this type of forum. ...Read more

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What are some causes of leg pain during sprints?

What are some causes of leg pain during sprints?

Many: Lactic acid build up, stress fracture, pinched nerve, out of shape, exertional compartment...Give me more of what is going on. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of severe leg pain?

Pinched nerve: There can be many causes. A pinched nerve, a block in one of the blood vessels going to the leg, muscle overuse from too much work, etc. If the pain persists, there is swelling or discoloration please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Hormones: Pelvic vein disease which can include varicose veins on the vulva and in the pelvis as well as the legs. We order pelvic ultrasound from specialist & venous ultrasound of the legs. We have just injected or ablated leg veins successful in some, others need the pelvic veins treated. Write to me at info@morrisonvein. Com. I will send you more info. See vein doctor at www. Phlebology. Org. ...Read more

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Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Not generally: At your age it would be extremely unlikely. Plaque from excess cholesterol sometimes builds up in arteries and can plug up blood flow producing exertional symptoms in the lower legs. This generally occurs in late middle age in those who have smoked. ...Read more

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Can a barthalins cyct cause leg pain?

No: Bartholin cysts are near the vagina and can cause discomfort in that area, but not leg pain. Persistent symptoms can be treated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Excruciating leg pain, causes numbness, what to do?

See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more

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What would cause burning leg pain?

What would cause burning leg pain?

Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury producing irritation of the adjoining nerve and or muscle needs to considered. Bursal inflmmation around the hip can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes groin back and leg pain?

Several possibles: Possible causes include hip or back issues. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

Leg pain: You have a pinched nerve in your back or problem with your hip. Get an orthopedic evaluation and a xray of your back and hip. ...Read more

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Could wearing flip flops cause muscle and leg pain?

Absolutely: Podiatrists hate flip flops for that very reason. Stop wearing them, wear athletic shoes (cross trainers, etc) for a while and see if that improves your pain. If not, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have two abscessed teeth and it has caused an infection and its spreading, I'm really scared?

I have two abscessed teeth and it has caused an infection and its spreading, I'm really scared?

See dentist: It is normal and correct to be concerned about an infection like this. Especially if it is spreading. Get to the dentist asap, and if that is not possible, go to the er. Do not wait any longer. Get the help you need for this. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause leg pain & foot numbness?

What can cause leg pain & foot numbness?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What usually causes extreme leg pain, joints popping?

Nonspecific: Joint popping is almost always benign (similar to cracking knuckles) and very rarely means anything bad. Extreme leg pain can be caused by many things such as a lumbar radiculopathy, neuropathy, muscle injury, etc. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are common causes of random bruising and leg pain?

What are common causes of random bruising and leg pain?

Aging: Easy bruising is common with age. Although most bruises are harmless and go away without treatment, easy bruising can sometimes be a sign of a more serious problem.
Aging capillaries.
Thinning skin.
Blood-thinning drugs.
Topical and systemic corticosteroids.
Blood-clotting problem or a blood disease.
Domestic violence or abuse.
Consult your doctor if you
have unusually large or painful bruises. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause physical symptoms? Like arm pain or leg pain

Can anxiety cause physical symptoms? Like arm pain or leg pain

Absolutely: Anxiety can cause a wide variety of physical symptoms and can effect most systems in your body in some way. The difficulty is that is is very hard to subjectively tell which is causing which. That's why its always good to consult a physician. ...Read more

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Can a fractured vertebrae cause severe leg pain upon walking?

Yes: If the fracture is causing compression or irritation to a nerve root in the lumbar spine it will cause "sciatica" or nerve pain in the leg. ...Read more

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What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back, hip and leg pain?

What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back, hip and leg pain?

Yes and no: A true rootlet lesion would involve only apportion of the beginning of the root some tumors are small enough to do this but to give the picture you present would require a significant number of rootlets or the entire root. ...Read more

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Left ankle foot and leg pain after standing only a few minutes what would cause this?

Left ankle foot and leg pain after standing only a few minutes what would cause this?

Not sure.: There is not enough info to tell you what is wrong. There could be several things wrong. It could be related to your back, or a nerve problem, or some type of musculoskeletal problem. You need an evaluation and testing. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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Leg Pain (Definition)

Pain in lower ...Read more