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Possible masseter muscle in cheek strain after dentist? 3 wk constant meds.headache tooth pain ear pain. Wisd.tooth RCT & 4 fillings. Cause of pain?

Possible masseter muscle in cheek strain after dentist? 3 wk constant meds.headache tooth pain ear pain. Wisd.tooth RCT & 4 fillings. Cause of pain?

Inflammation: You may have an inflamed masseter from being stretched open too long or too wide; you could also have trismus from the anesthetic injection. Other possibilities include the occlusion being off on the new restorations. Moist heat, restricted diet and anti-inflammatories should resolve muscle pain; if the bite is off you need an occlusal adjustment. ...Read more

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Dental Pain (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more


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Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.

Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.

Yes: But so can infections around the tooth, TMJ dysfunction, and an ear infection. This can only be accurately diagnosed with a clinical and visual examination. Make an appt with your dentist and/or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Burning sensitive mucosa behind upper wisdom tooth. Jaw and ear pain. No tooth pain but do have cavity in that tooth. No redness. What causing this?

Burning sensitive mucosa behind upper wisdom tooth. Jaw and ear pain. No tooth pain but do have cavity in that tooth. No redness. What causing this?

Infection ?: If the cavity is near the gumline, the acids and bacterial toxins can be irritating the mucosa. See a local dentist ASAP for treatment to prevnt the problem from escalating. ...Read more

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Son has ear pain and tooth pain post tonsilectomy I know ear pain is normal but is the tooth pain?

Son has ear pain and tooth pain post  tonsilectomy  I know ear pain is normal but is the tooth pain?

Dental pain: It could be a referred pain meaning the tooth is not the source of the pain. If it continues I would see a dentist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get severe headaches and severe ear pain from tooth pain? Had 4 fillings done

Is it possible to get severe headaches and severe ear pain from tooth pain? Had 4 fillings done

Very common: Tooth pain can lead a variety of symptoms including severe headaches, ear pain, dizziness, and more. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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5 days after two fillings and two novacaine shots I am in awful jaw and ear pain. Dentist said i don't need a root canal. Is it jaw or tooth pain?

5 days after two fillings and two novacaine shots I am in awful jaw and ear pain. Dentist said i don't need a root canal. Is it jaw or tooth pain?

Long time: 5 days is a long time to be in pain. Need to have ears, nose, and throat checked by your md/do as well as revisiting the dentist. Filling could be "high, " nerve of tooth could be slowly dying, could be jaw joint involvement, could be so many other things. Go back for reevaluation. ...Read more

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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. 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

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Upper wisdom tooth cavity. No tooth pain but the mucosa around tooth and back of mouth sensitive and burning. Painful to push on gums. Jaw & ear pain.

Upper wisdom tooth cavity. No tooth pain but the mucosa around tooth and back of mouth sensitive and burning. Painful to push on gums. Jaw & ear pain.

See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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What could be causing ear pain, teeth pain, and a migraine?

What could be causing ear pain, teeth pain, and a migraine?

Bite problem: A bad bite. Can cause all of these symptoms as well as tooth grinding or clenching. It is not enough to say they're caused by grinding. The bigger question is, why are you grinding? Any treatment that does not stop the grinding will protect the teeth but not deal with the migraines and other symptoms. Migraines are muscle problems. An orthosis that relaxes muscles is the best solution. ...Read more

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Would cardiac related teeth pain be located more in the upper or lower jaw? Some ear pain too- all left sided. Should this be concerning, ?

Would cardiac related teeth pain be located more in the upper or lower jaw? Some ear pain too- all left sided. Should  this be concerning, ?

Lower: Even though is more in the lower some patient have different symptoms that are not that "classic". If you have cardio problems visit your doctor asap. If everything is ok then visit your dentist. ...Read more

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