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Can jaw pain be associated with sinus and thyroid problems?

Can jaw pain be associated with sinus and thyroid problems?

Yes, and more.: A proper diagnosis of jaw pain depends on a good history about it: where, how long, when in the day, what brings it on, etc. Diagnosis can also can depend to age, like in pain from the heart. Pain can be related to a number of other parts of the head or neck. The answer may be quick and easy or may be more difficult. Definitely, one needs to have it evaluated by a physician or dentist. Or both. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more

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I have lower right jaw pain & headache. Could this be a sinus problem?

Unlikely: It's more likely a tooth problem and an unrelated headache. You can have more than one problem at the same time. Take some otc pain medication and see your dentist first. ...Read more

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Living with Coronary Artery Disease (Checklist)

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I have pain on the outside ear. Sometimes pain runs from there to the jaw when i open the jaw pain will be felt. Is it sinus pain?

I have pain on the outside ear.  Sometimes pain runs from there to the jaw when i open the jaw pain will be felt.  Is it sinus pain?

TMJ?: It is possible that you might have a problem with your ear, but you might also have a problem with the muscles or the joint of your jaw. Start by seeing your dentist who can examine your bite and the health of your jaw joints (tmj). See your physician too, to make sure you don't have an ear infection. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sinus pain, senitivity in teeth. right side of month(teeth and jaw pain) and nausea only lasting one day? I feel fine now a day later What could it be

Sinus pain, senitivity in teeth. right side of month(teeth and jaw pain) and nausea only lasting one day? I feel fine now a day later What could it be

Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis, the mucosal lining of the sinus gets inflammed, & swollen.The nerves to the upper teeth, run close to the lining of the sinus.The pressure of swollen lining on the nerves, can give you pain in the upper teeth.Sort of a dull annoying pain. Once the sinusitis is resolved, the lining of the sinus returns to normal & release of pressure leads to relief of pain in the teeth. ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure cause lower tooth and jaw pain?

Can sinus pressure cause lower tooth and jaw pain?

Possible: The complexity of the head and neck area never ceases to amaze me. The intimacy of the vessels, nerves and sinus and lymph chain of this area hold many surprises. Usually upper teeth are involved but it is possible, and it would be wise to have this type of symptom evaluated by your dentist to determine if it is dentally related. If it is not, then the next stop is your physician. ...Read more

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Is jaw pain a bad sign while pregnant along with a sinus headache?

Is jaw pain a bad sign while pregnant along with a sinus headache?

See below: Jaw pain is always a bad sign. Is this from your tooth or your actual jawbone in either case it would be best for you to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Thyroid Gland (Definition)

Thyroid gland is also known as Thyroid. It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more

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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more

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