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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

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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Can wisdom tooth pain cause eye pain?

Can wisdom tooth pain cause eye pain?

Yes,: Upper wisdom tooth can cause eye pain if infected. See oral surgeon. ...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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Got filling yesterday and tooth pain radiating to head and shoulder. Why?

Got filling yesterday and tooth pain radiating to head and shoulder. Why?

Radiating pain: The constant strain on the neck muscles and stress during the dental treatment results in the headache felt at the back of the neck radiating up the skull and shoulder. Application of moist heat and OTC NSAID can help to ease discomfort. If concerned, see your dentist for post-op evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a tooth infection without actual tooth pain? But do get nerve pains on left side of head. Normal head MRI feb 2013.

Is it possible to have a tooth infection without actual tooth pain? But do get nerve pains on left side of head. Normal head MRI feb 2013.

Yes: And actually fairly common. Regarding 'nerve pains'- depending upon location, frequency, duration, triggers and the rest of your dental and medical history: it often requires both a complete and thorough dental exam with x-rays and a medical evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Inside of my mouth in the back is hard. No tooth pain no swelling but radiating pain in nrck, shoulders and back of head.?

Inside of my mouth in the back is hard. No tooth pain no swelling but radiating pain in nrck, shoulders and back of head.?

See Oral Surgeon: Anything hard other than a boney outgrowth of the jaw is something to be considered seriously. I'd recommend seeing an oral surgeon or ENT as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have jaw pain, occasional tooth pain, headaches, neck pain and sometimes pain in my ear - all on the right side of my head. Feel generally unwell.

I have jaw pain, occasional tooth pain, headaches, neck pain and sometimes pain in my ear - all on the right side of my head. Feel generally unwell.

TMD +?: See your dentist to determine if this is TMD\TMJoint Dysfunction related (plus other dental problems) and also see your physician to check out your general medical health. When were you last dental and medical check-ups? The way to better health and relief will be through personal one on one evaluations and not internet searches for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I had tooth decay doctor was intense Had a headache. Now spot on left head above my ear 5 CM above tooth. Pain only when touch the spot any help? Plz

I had tooth decay doctor was intense Had a headache. Now spot on left head above my ear 5 CM above tooth. Pain only when touch the spot any help? Plz

Tooth decay: This sounds like you have an abcessed tooth. If so, it will need a root canal treatment. See your dentist or an endodontist (root canal specialist) for treatment. ...Read more

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Sinus infect. 2 wks, Z pack finish week ago. Head/tooth pain gone. How long continue to cough up/blow out yellow phlegm? No wheeze, or is it my chest?

Sinus infect. 2 wks, Z pack finish week ago. Head/tooth pain gone. How long continue to cough up/blow out yellow phlegm? No wheeze, or is it my chest?

ENT exam: Sinuses must be checked for reinfection, relapse, nasal/sinus polyps, abscess and you will need formal examination, allergy testing and pulmonary function testing to rule out asthma. ...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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I have a wisdom tooth coming in. Will it cause dizziness, eye pain, headaches, ear aches, and sometimes high BP? Tooth doesn't hurt all times.

I have a wisdom tooth coming in. Will it cause dizziness, eye pain, headaches, ear aches, and sometimes high BP? Tooth doesn't hurt all times.

Of course: The bacteria present around an infected wisdom tooth may spread systemically. Chronic wisdom tooth infection has an impact on our general health and organ systems--the heart, kidneys, high BP, dizziness, eye pain and other organs. Wisdom teeth that cause problems should be extracted. ...Read more

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It is possible that a jaw ache and tooth ache cause a head ache?

It is possible that a jaw ache and tooth ache cause a head ache?

Very common: Symptoms of toothache include jaw pain, headache, fever, and facial tenderness. See your dentist. ...Read more

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What can cause an ear ache, head ache and tooth ache?

What can cause an ear ache, head ache and tooth ache?

Pulpitis: Certain teeth w/ inflamed pulps cause referred pain that result in headaches
upper molars refer pain to the temporal area causing headaches
lorwer molars refer pain to the ear
these are just 2 of the more common examples causing headaches. ...Read more

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What can cause a tooth/ear/head/eye ache on left hand side of face?

What can cause a tooth/ear/head/eye ache on left hand side of face?

A few thoughts...: Although the internet is a great place to search and learn about many different things, it cannot substitute for professional medical care. Your problem can be caused by an infection, a rotten tooth, or a sinus infection, just to name a few. You'll need to be seen by a local dentist or physician to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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I have mild head ear & tooth ache at the same time, right side of face only, neck ache & pain above eye.

I have mild head ear & tooth ache at the same time, right side of face only, neck ache & pain above eye. <is this from a cavity?

Need to see a doctor: You do need to see a dentist and then a doctor, just getting an answer over the email is not the answer, can be so many things. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My infected tooth is causing me to have severe eye pain and dizziness, what should I do?

My infected tooth is causing me to have severe eye pain and dizziness, what should I do?

Obvious answer: Without trying to be flippant the obvious answer is to see your dentist to have the tooth treated. You should also be aware that the symptoms may be related to something else and not related to the tooth so that should be checked out also. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more