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Can Abscessed Teeth Cause Leg Pain
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 (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
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
I have shingles. Can I keep taking The amoxicillin/clavalate that I was prescribed a few days ago for abscessed tooth, along with the Valtrex for shin?
Yes: There is no significant interaction between these two medications. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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
See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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