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Can Gum Infection Cause Fatigue Symptoms
Yes: Any infection can cause one to feel bad, sluggish or ill. It would depend perhaps on the severity of the infection. Oral infections are usually painful and can become systemic in the body. One has to be careful that they do not have certain cardiac or valvular conditons of the heart that oral infections could make very much worse. If concerned see your dentist or oral surgeon and your pcp. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I don't have a UTI or yeast infection. What could cause these symptoms, outside area of vagina is sore & I am very fatigued?
Please see your gyn: U need a workup with cultures, exam and blood work u may have 2 different problems one causing the vulvar soreness and the other causing the fatigue or they could be realted. ...Read more
So if I have bacterial infection what's that mean and the symptoms? Cause I have stuffy nose, drainage, loss appetite, tired, fatigue, some nausea.
Yes: Hard to tell from your description as to where the bacterial infection is but al those may be symptoms ...Read more
Many possibilites: Viral infections often produce little to no evidence of infection on CBC, esp. If no previous WBC differential to compare with, may only result in a shift of more lymphocyte to neutrophils than baseline, if that. Additionally, the symptoms are a systemic response to virus, if present; not necessarily caused by virus. As Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, symptoms can response to a variety of stimuli. ...Read more
Inner or middle ear infections visible? Have no pain? Can they cause fever? General nausea? Fatigue? Muscle aches? Can symptoms get worse overtime?
What are these symptoms a cause of? Fatigue, trouble sleeping, being cold, slow digestion, headaches, bronchial/sinus infections, long term depression/anxiety, fuzzy thinking, short term memory loss, weight gain, muscle/joint pain
Many possibilities: Dr. Jackson is correct: these may be not at all related, but clusters of symptoms from several etiologic origins. I think that depression could very reasonably be associated with a good deal of your symptomatology, with the overlaying onset of an upper respiratory infection. Firstly a thorough assessment by your pcp is in order, then consultation with a therapist to address long term depression. ...Read more
Probably not.: But any infection can sneak anyplace. So, getg it taken care of. ...Read more
Not directly: Don't know what you mean by a minor cold. If you rephase the question with all your symptoms there might be a better way to answer, but the best thing you could do is to see a doctor and have this diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Had IBS for a year. Tried diets not worked. I recently found out that have a infection in gum above tooth, could this be a cause of the ibs? Thankyou.
Not Likely: The infection on your gum is almost certainly due to bacteria- an old filling could be breaking down or you have not been cleaning your teeth enough. The stress of the ibs may be making you more susceptible to dental infections by reducing the effectiveness of your immune system. ...Read more
Will a herpes infection cause someone to be tired all the time and sleep all the time, basically will it cause fatigue?
Roots of a top tooth left in my top side gum and has caused infection after infection@ pain side of palate. How wil they b removed?
Oral surgeon: Please consult an oral surgeon to see if these roots can be removed. The removal of some roots on the top jaw can lead to sinus troubles and more complicated infections known as oroantral fistulas. ...Read more
Sinusitis & Fatigue: Anytime your body is fighting an infection, it takes its toll and causes fatigue. Sinusitis can certainly drain you of all your energy. You need it properly treated by a doctor, rest and hydrate. The chest pain may be due to general inflammation and costochondritis, especially if you have been coughing or forcefully blowing your nose. NSAIDS like Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin will help with that. ...Read more
Maybe: Infections can spread from teeth to other parts of the body so see your md or dentist asap and get the infection treated. ...Read more
My gum got injured during dental impression. The DA purposely hurt me with a wrong size tray. Could that damage my tooth nerve & cause me gum infection？?
Dental assistant tries to use the smallest tray that will do the job because an over large tray will extend too far back and make you wretch or gag. Often the contour of the bone under the gums is such that a very slightly too small tray will dig into the gum. (S)he was trying to make you more comfortable, not hurt you on purpose.
At the most, your gum was scratched. It will heal quickly. ...Read more
During a dentist app, they told me my tonge was a little swollen but didn't go over what could cause it? I had gum infection, and im still in treatment
Ask that dentist: What "could" cause it or what "is causing" is a very different question. You should ask the dentist who told you that. There are too many variables and not being able to know more information nor being able to actually examine you leaves us without a better answer to your question. Sorry. ...Read more
0.5 lymph node in neck for more than a year doc said it can be due to gum infection should I get a biopsy? No other symptoms
Leave it alone: All young adult have at least one palpable node, usually more. If it's stable and not obviously abnormal, it's almost certainly your friend. ...Read more
If I have a tooth infection or gum infection, how long could it take to spread to jaw and cause bone loss? I have appointment saturday
My blood work showed a past mono infection but high white blood cells. I am fatigued and have aches. Could the symptoms linger?
Twice now, I've had pus-filled spot on gum, which quickly burst causing pain/sensitivity. 3 dentists, 2 x-rays showed no infection. Any idea of cause?
Parulis fistula: Is a sign that there is chronic painless infection and your body is draining it out. They do not show up always on an x-ray. Unlike some other types of infection, a chronic gum abscess will not get better on its own. See a periodontist or endodontist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I have some symptoms i'd like to ask about including headaches, fatigue, dizziness, back pains, random bruises, coughing, infections and chest pains. What could be theproblem?
See a doctor: Cannot, even if you gave enough data, diagnose you on the internet. These symptoms deserve a detailed evaluation by a competent experienced clinician who can obtain a full history and a detailed physical exam. Do this soon. ...Read more
Sick last week w/ mild flu/sinus infection symptoms. Sweated out 1 night. From the beginning, I've had this raised sore in crease of upper lip/gum.?
Herpes Simplex: See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1also known as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2. . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the total number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat the symptoms of herpes. ...Read more
If I had gum infection or swelling would it cause throat to be sore n lymph nodes dr said just gum issues worried Ludwigs anxiety is up? Using salt wat
Gum infection: If you were developing Ludwigs angina your floor of mouth would be getting harder and swollen and it would be hard to move your tongue. You need to get some antibiotics from your family doctor or an urgent care. Penicillin works the best in this case if you are not allergic to it. Rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash. You have to get your mouth checked by a dentist. ...Read more
Swollen left gland, very bad bladder infection and fatigue. Little tiny left ear pain but, only when I clean it. No cold or flu symptoms in a long time.
A few weeks: fatigue, dizzy, nausea, migraine, No fever. Allergist said no infection. When should I follow up with my GP? What could be the cause?
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