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Can tooth pain cause eye pain?

Can tooth pain cause eye pain?

Definitely, yes: A bad tooth can cause a lot more than just a toothache, eye pain, headaches, jaw pain, heart pain etc. It's also called a referral pain. See your dentist for evaluation x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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Eye pain and wisdom teeth pain, what is wrong?

Eye pain and wisdom teeth pain,  what is wrong?

A common nerve: The sensory nerve that enervates your upper teeth also connects to the eye on that side. It is common for dental or sinus problems refer pain to the eye and visa versa. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of my throat ear red achy eye.Pain in the back of my nose, left jaw bone teeth. Pain in the back of my neck to shoulders ?

Many issues: A good physical examination by a doctor will be needed. These symptoms are more global and the causes could be many. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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My tooth pain is causing sharp pains in my temple and eye..is this normal? Cant get into dentist for a month..

My tooth pain is causing sharp pains in my temple and eye..is this normal?  Cant get into dentist for a month..

See a dentist ASAP: This may be Trigeminal neuralgia as you have typical one sided facial pain extending to temple and eye? This may be infected tooth or sinus infection? Proper diagnosis is a key to a successful treatment. See a dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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Took 2 penicillin vk for tooth pain n face swelling but today face is more swollen in panic should it go down already with 2 pills afraid eye swell ?

Took 2 penicillin vk for tooth pain n face swelling but today face is more swollen in panic should it go down already with 2 pills afraid eye swell ?

Worry: Swelling means infection is spreading. A full course of antibiotics, taken at appropriate intervals for a full 5 days, will help reduce chance of infection spread. To cure the infection mandates removal of infected tooth material (root canal or extraction). Please don't self medicate...see a Dentist yesterday rather than tomorrow. ...Read more

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I feel feverish in the evening but now associated with jaw, cheek , eye sockets and tooth pain with a pounding ache at the back region of my head. ?

I feel feverish in the evening but now associated with jaw, cheek , eye sockets and tooth pain with a pounding ache at the back region of my head. ?

Dental Abcess : You may have a dental infection but could also be suffering from a sinus infection or a virus. I would see a dentist or doctor as soon as possible. Go to the emergency department at local hospital if you have a temperature higher than 101f or have difficulty breathing or swallowing. ...Read more

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Head/ear/eye/tooth pain one side. Face feels hot and numb. Lot of dizziness some nausea. Can smell cough syrup, no one else does. Hurts to blow nose??

Head/ear/eye/tooth pain one side. Face feels hot and numb. Lot of dizziness some nausea. Can smell cough syrup, no one else does. Hurts to blow nose??

See your PCP: for consultation, test and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a tooth infection caused eye pain?

Yes: If it is an upper tooth then the nerve supplying sensation to it may also innervate and provide sensation to the eye. So, you can have referred pain to the eye. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more