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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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Can a bad tooth cause cluster headaches?

Can a bad tooth cause cluster headaches?

Prob not: The cause of the condition is currently unknown. It affects approximately 0.1% of the population, and men are more commonly affected than women. ...Read more

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'can a infected tooth cause nausea?

'can a infected tooth cause nausea?

Possibly: If the infection is bad enough and spreads it could cause nausea.. Or worse.. ...Read more

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Can infected upper tooth cause tinnitus?

Can infected upper tooth cause tinnitus?

Tinnitus: While nothing is impossible, that's not a typical association. I would look elsewhere. Often the cause is unknown and resolution is difficult or impossible. See and discuss this personally with an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a long term infected tooth cause dizziness?

Possible: It is possible as infections can spread from the oral cavity. They are nothing to fool with so please see your dentist and have the tooth issue addressed. ...Read more

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Could this wisdom tooth (w/o cavities) have caused my headache?

Could this wisdom tooth (w/o cavities) have caused my headache?

Yes: There is a possibility that the way the tooth is either erupting or impacting can be a source of your headache. See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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Can a growing wisdom tooth cause headaches even if I am without toothaches?

Can a growing wisdom tooth cause headaches even if I am without toothaches?

Not growing: Hi. It wouldn't be the "growing" of wisdom teeth that would cause you to get headaches. What i'd suggest you do is to pay attention to wether or not you find yourself clenching your teeth or grinding them together. Most people do this when they sleep but many also tend to clench during the day or when they are stressed, working out, or in thought. This could be the source of your head aches. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an infected tooth to get into bloodstream and possibly cause endocarditis?

How long does it take for an infected tooth to get into bloodstream and possibly cause endocarditis?

Immediately: Bacteria (infection) spreads through circulatory system immediately. Previously damaged heart valves can then act as place where bacteria can settle. Please call your Dentist for immediate treatment. ...Read more

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I have had headaches every day for almost a month (with no history of headaches) post wisdom tooth surgery. What are the possible causes of this?

I have had headaches every day for almost a month (with no history of headaches) post wisdom tooth surgery. What are the possible causes of this?

Muscle pain: You may have a tension type headache that may have been triggered by having your mouth held open for a while with the extraction. I would suggest seeing a medical specialist in headaches or dentist who specializes in facial pain if your dentist cannot help you. ...Read more

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