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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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Can a decayes tooth be infected and cause swelling with pain? Can an untreated infected tooth cause heart infection?

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Can a decayes tooth be infected and cause swelling with pain? Can an untreated infected tooth cause heart infection?

Yes: Yes to both. Decaying teeth can cause swelling and pain and may even lead to jaw bone infections. Also, the constant source of infection from an untreated infected tooth is a well known cause of endocarditis, which is the heart infection you are talking about. ...Read more

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Can an abcess tooth cause vertigo?

Can an abcess tooth cause vertigo?

Possibly: An abscess near your upper molars can affect your sinuses and possibly your inner ear. Your inner ear has a fluid-filled structure that affects your balance. If the damage or pressure from the abscess is near the inner ear, then you can possibly become lightheaded or unbalanced. ...Read more

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Can infected teeth cause ocular(silent migraine... Or sinus infection cause it?

Can infected teeth cause ocular(silent migraine... Or sinus infection cause it?

It could: Any inflammation in the facial area can trigger a migraine. There is a large nerve called the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the pain. Ocular migraines are likely a variant of this. However, if you are having eye symptoms, do not assume they are related to your teeth or sinuses - get it checked! ...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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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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Can an infected wisdom tooth cause a kidney infection?

Can an infected wisdom tooth cause a kidney infection?

Unlikely: Unlikely but possible. Make sure your wisdom teeth are evaluated and treated by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Absolutely: Tmj can definitely cause headaches in the temple and mid- facial zone. It can cause a sense of fullness in the ears, ringing in the ears, and generalized dizziness or being off kilter. Treatment of TMJ includes heat to area, soft diet, antiinflammatories like ibuprofen, sometimes a muscle relaxant, and a night guard for the teeth.. ...Read more

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Can an infected ear piercing cause tooth pain ?

Can an infected ear piercing cause tooth pain ?

Not relevant: However, ear piercing infection must be treated as soon as possible. See your PCP for treatment. ...Read more

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Can a bad tooth abscess cause dizziness?

Yes: Yes. Remember an abscess is an infection and must be treated with antibiotics and some sort of dental treatment. ...Read more

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Can an untreated tooth cavity left cause an infection? Can it be fatal?

Can an untreated tooth cavity left cause an infection? Can it be fatal?

Can cause infection: Yes, an untreated tooth cavity can cause an infection. Most of the time this infection is not fatal but there are certain circumstances that can make it fatal. All infections should be treated. See a dentist. ...Read more

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Can an absessed tooth cause deafness?

Can an absessed tooth cause deafness?

Unlikely: Dental abscesses usually stay localized around the teeth unless untreated for an extended time. Left untreated they can spread but you would have many other severe symptoms of infection before they caused deafness. If you suspect you have a dental abscess please see your dentist for treatment asap to avoid any other potential problems. ...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 broken or infected wisdom teeth cause flu like symptoms?

Can broken or infected wisdom teeth cause flu like symptoms?

Yes: Flu-like symptoms tend to be kinda vague generally sick feelings. If you have an infection anywhere in your body, especially somewhere close to your neck where there are a lot of lymph nodes to get tender, it can definitely cause you to feel sick. See your dentist to get the wisdom teeth taken care of. ...Read more

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Can a dental infection cause vertigo?

Can a dental infection cause vertigo?

Yes: I have seen vertigo show up from a dental infection before, but very rarely and typically only in severe cases. ...Read more

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Can earaches be a symptom of infected gums or a tooth abscess?

Can earaches be a symptom of infected gums or a tooth abscess?

Yes: Due to the proximity of the ear to the mouth, and the distribution of nerves in the area, dental problems can often cause pain to radiate to the ears. Frankly, gum disease seldom hurts until an advanced stage (periodontal abscess). Tooth abscess frequently presents with ear pain. Also, "tmj" problems (from jaw joints or associated muscles) often causes chronic ear pain or ringing in ears. ...Read more

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Can a tooth cause an ear ache ?

Can a tooth cause an ear ache ?

Yes...: This is not at all uncommon. There may be an infection. I would recommend seeing a dentist to determine the cause of the problem. Options for care can be discussed. If you do not have a dentist you can search the web for wonderful reviews. Good luck! ...Read more

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