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Doctor insights on: Can An Infected Tooth Cause Headaches

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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What to do if I have headaches due to infected dental pulp, but stable tooth and healthy gums?

What to do if I have headaches due to infected dental pulp, but stable tooth and healthy gums?

Treatment: The tooth is question needs to be treated... If it is infected and otherwise healthy, then root canal therapy is indicated. Have your local dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you could have had more illness this past year. Some may be related to pure chance, while other reasons may be related to an increase to exposure to certain infections. If you are concerned that there could be an underlying deficiency in your immune system, consulting with your doctor would be beneficial for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can an infected tooth cause a stye?

Can an infected tooth cause a stye?

VERY RARELY: Very doubtful, although any infection anywhere in the body can compromise your ability to fight an infection. See your dentist and/or opthamologist. ...Read more

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Will an infected tooth cause dizziness?

Will an infected tooth cause dizziness?

Possible: Yes if it long standing and it has spread. Please see your dentist and have the area treated asap. ...Read more

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Will an infected tooth cause face and head tingling?

Will an infected tooth cause face and head tingling?

It could: Internal pressure from the infection can temporarily alter the transmission of nerve impulses. The acidity of the infection can also affect the chemistry in the area resulting in the same affect. Left untreated the damage can become permanent. ...Read more

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Can an infected tooth cause pain in the chest and arm area?

Can an infected tooth cause pain in the chest and arm area?

Not likely: You should see your doctor asap to workup the chest pains. If having chest pain now go to er, as chest pain is assumed to be cardiac until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Can an infected tooth cause a lump in cheek by upper molar n a lump inside the tongue. Its inside the tongue. Not outside. Im 16. Kinda sore throat.

Can an infected tooth cause a lump in cheek by upper molar n a lump inside the tongue. Its inside the tongue. Not outside. Im 16. Kinda sore throat.

Cheek and tongue : Hello, it is uncommon to see a tooth infection cause a lump inside your tongue. I would recommend a trip to your family doctor for an evaluation and possible referral to an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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