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Can wisdom teeth can cause flu like symptoms?

Can wisdom teeth can cause flu like symptoms?

Wisdom teeth: If the teeth and or the gum tissue surrounding the wisdom teeth becomes infected, you could experience a fever. Your immune system would be compromised so you may be really tired aw well. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can broken or infected wisdom teeth cause flu like symptoms?

Can broken or infected wisdom teeth cause flu like symptoms?

Yes: Flu-like symptoms tend to be kinda vague generally sick feelings. If you have an infection anywhere in your body, especially somewhere close to your neck where there are a lot of lymph nodes to get tender, it can definitely cause you to feel sick. See your dentist to get the wisdom teeth taken care of. ...Read more

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When wisdom teeth come out do you suffer from m flu like symptoms?

When wisdom teeth come out do you suffer from m flu like symptoms?

yes can..: When wisdom teeth are coming out and you get pericoronitis or infection in the area.You can get pain..Fever and seems flu like..Getvevaluated by your dentist so if antibiotics are needed or any treatment needed they can take care of it.. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth is half out the gum is swollen and really painful I also have flu like symptoms should I see a doctor or dentist?

My wisdom tooth is half out the gum is swollen and really painful I also have flu like symptoms should I see a doctor or dentist?

Dentist: You have an acute pericoronitis, or infection associated with the tissues overlying the wisdom tooth. A wisdom tooth that is partially visible in the mouth that does not fully erupt is prone to localized infections. Food and bacteria localize and colonize under the tissue overlying the tooth and results in pain and swelling. The tooth should be removed. ...Read more

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I've had chest pain and a cough among other flu like symptoms for six weeks. Dizziness and metallic taste in mouth after coughing. What is this?

I've had chest pain and a cough among other flu like symptoms for six weeks. Dizziness and metallic taste in mouth after coughing. What is this?

Sinus infection: You sound like you've developed a sinus infection or acute bronchitis - you should see your family doctor to see if a course of antibiotics is appropriate. Take your temperature: do you have fever? Are you producing phlegm, either from your cough or your nose? If so, what color is it? ...Read more

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My sister had all wisdom teeth removed Monday & has fever, flu symptoms & excruciating pain & was told by dr that all of it's normal. Poss. Infection?

My sister had all wisdom teeth removed Monday & has fever, flu symptoms & excruciating pain & was told by dr that all of it's normal. Poss. Infection?

Infection/flu: Your sister may have both. Insist that she actually return to Treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon to evaluate...may have infection/dry socket, which requires treatment. Additionally she may have flu (did she get flu shot) and should be evaluated by General Physician. Be proactive. Make sure she actually sees both. ...Read more

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Can prevacid (lansoprazole) cause flu like symptoms?

Can prevacid (lansoprazole) cause flu like symptoms?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor and is used to treat acid reflux. The most common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain and headache. Less common symptoms include low magnesium, irregular heart beat, muscle spasms and even seizures. C. Difficile diarrhea is possible, too. This is usually a persistent diarrhea that is unrelenting. These should be evaluated and the medicine stopped. ...Read more

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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more