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Can Sinus Infection Cause Lower Tooth Pain
I have had a possible sinus infection for over 2 weeks. With OTC treatment made better, have ear and lower tooth pain now. Severe for a day? Related?
Yes: Go to doctor for evaluation and treatment. When your teeth and ears start hurting those can be a sign of worsening sinus infection not just a cold. ...Read more
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
Yes: Sinus infections often cause pain in the teeth, especially the upper teeth on the side of the innfection. ...Read more
I've had a recurring sinus infection, coupled with severe tooth pain. Do I possibly need a root canal?
It's possible: There's only 2 layers of cells between your upper root tips and the inside of your maxillary sinus. If sinus inflamed, can feel like toothache. Can have referred pain to lower teeth, although less common. Sit dow, bend over and put you head between your knees. If pain increases it's sinus, see an ent. If pain doesn't change it's dental, see a dentist. ...Read more
Can a tooth ache and sinus infection make anxiety / panic worse? I've had panic attacks / agoraphobic for the last 5 months. With a bit of depersonalization. I've been seeing a psychotherapist just for 1 session so far. I'm just curious if these underlyin
Not likely: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment option ...Read more
The right side of my head is in pain. Under my eyes, my jaw my ear and it feels like I have a tooth ache. Is this likely to be a sinus infection?
Probably: Assuming you are otherwise healthy, the answer is probably, especially if you have had a recent cold, and/or plane travel. Call your doc. Rx may include something to open nasal passages, something to thin out mucus, something to kill germs. ...Read more
Hey all. Got a sore, red, swollen gum on the left side. No tooth pain or discomfort. Have sinus issues though. Could a sinus infection cause it?
No: More likely due to tooth/teeth infection and/or gum infection. These infections require treatment. A pill won't cure, and neither will hoping the problem will self correct. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more
My doctor put me on a zpack, naproxen and nasonex (mometasone) for a horrible sinus infection. I had facial pain, tooth pain andheadache. Now I have kidney soreness in the back. I am on prozac. What should I do?
Can my sinus infection be the cause of my toothache? Is yes, why? I have a dentist appt in a few days...Should I mention the toothache if b/c sinus?
Yes: Sinuses are so intimately involved with your teeth so often soreness with biting and cold sensitivity accompany a sinus infection. Your dentist should do some vitality tests and surmise whether your pain is from sinusitis, fracture, cavity, or some other source. I hope you feel awesome soon. Toothaches are no fun. ...Read more
I now have a sinus infection after having my lower right wisdom tooth extracted a few weeks ago. Is this a complication?
Not related: The maxillary sinus sits right above the roots of maxillary molars and premolars and is not related to lower teeth. See your PCP if concerned. ...Read more
I had a severe sinus infection and it goes in and out... I had like a ball on thge right side of my face lower bottom tooth. It hurts. Wat is this?
Dental abscess: If the swelling is on one of the lower teeth (along the lower jaw line) you don't have a sinus infection, but you are probably developing a dental abscess. Either way you will need antibiotics. If it is dental in origin, the offending tooth will have to be pulled. Get seen quickly to prevent a severe abscess which may require surgery to drain. See a doctor or dentist asap. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, that's possible but they could occur independently as well. ...Read more
Can sinus infection as the result of bad wisdom tooth infection bone/fracutre cause spine infection? Is there barrier between spinal fluid and sinus?
Can sinus infection as the result of bad wisdom tooth removal job/ fracture cause spine infection? Is there barrier between spinal fluid and sinus?
Yes: If you develop a sinus infection that become blood borne, the infection may spread to bone. There can also be spread to the intervertebral disc. Although the occurrence is rare, it is possible are is recorded. ...Read more
Broken teeth: Severely broken down teeth can contribute to your problem if they are infected. Please see a dentist for treatment. ...Read more
No unless..........: If you have an infected wisdom tooth, it can spread to your sinuses. However, if you do have a sinus infection, I would look elsewhere first as to the cause. See your physician for treatment. See your dentist as well for an evaluation. ...Read more
Is it possible for a deep sinus infection to cause a swollen jaw and the back gums and teeth on one side to hurt really bad?
Could Be: Actual swelling (that is look in the mirror and your face is puffy) from a sinusitis is not very common, but can occur in severe cases. Dental pain due to sinusitis is quite common and is usually focused in the upper back teeth. A bad tooth can mimic a sinusitis as well...or even cause sinusitis on rare occasions. Your dentist should be able to determine the source and treat/refer as needed. ...Read more
Pain on left-side of face; cheeks, around the teeth down to lower jaw, head, ear. Had teeth checked. Could it be a sinus infection?
Sinus vs. Teeth: If your dentist has ruled out dental causes for your symptoms, a sinus infection is quite possible. Of course, you need to have your physician examine you to be sure. ...Read more
My 6 year old says the left side of his face hurts. He doesn't have a toothache or sinus infection or any swelling. Should we take him to the ER?
I was given cefuroxime axetil for a sinus infection starting yesterday. I woke up with major head/toothache. Can I take tylenol. I woke up a couple of hours ago with the pain and decided to go back to bed to see if it would go away. It did not.
Suffering sinus infection/nostuffed nose, severe toothache&pain over right cheek, ear, nose 5mths now, I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxiclav 1w.Is it effective?
Suffering sinus infection/no stuffy nose, severe toothache&pain over right cheek, ear 5 months now, I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxi clav 1w.Is it efficace?
I get sinus pain with shooting pains in my ear, often is accompanied by mouth sores and/or tooth pain. How are mouth sores and sinusitis related?
2 separate problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a toothache, especially in the upper molars. These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more
I'm have symptoms of cold and sinus infection (sore throat, runny nose, congestion) and it also seems I've developed a toothache. Are these related?
Sinus "toothache": A sinus toothache is the result of a sinus pressure from the maxillary teeth. Very common. ...Read more
Antibiotics: And you should see a dentist to have he tooth treated or removed other wise the infection will continue or get worse. ...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
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