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Can Wisdom Teeth Cause My Lip And Face Swell And Make Top Teeth Hurt
If your gums are infected around your wisdom teeth, all of those symptoms can result.
More likely, your lip is not swollen, but numb like when the dentist gives you anesthetic. If this is happening you may have a very serious infection around that wisdom tooth. Read more
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Can a wisdom teeth that is in the bone and causing severe pain to the jaw and other teeth, cause your head to hurt? And what should I do?
See your dentist: Definitely, yes. In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay. It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation. Read more
It's possible: The nerves that supply feeling to your teeth, and wisdom teeth, also supply sensation to the muscles of your face, head, and neck. While it will not cause spasms to these muscles, the discomfort from your teeth can be felt in all of those muscles and be felt as the same. Myalgia in these areas can also be related to tmj/tmd problems and should evaluated by a dentist. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: It's unlikely. See a physician to rule out medical causes first. Read more
I just had my wisdom teeth pulled. I'm taking pain relievers. My head hurts on and off all day now. It feels like it's swelling for a moment then stop?
I got two wisdom teeth on top and it been six mouths now. I'm been feeling sick for three nights in a row now to my head and tummy. Good or bad bye?
Not related: Your symptoms are not related to the extraction of your wisdom teeth six months ago. Please get a checkup. Read more
Got wisdom teeth taken out. One side there is discoloration. Black, red, purple&some green. Other side seems fine. Jaw is on fire hurts to tilt head.?
Discoloration/pain: You had surgery. There will be a healing curve. Not knowing how long ago the surgery was done, or how difficult the extractions were, the best advice I can offer you is: 1. Follow your specialist Oral Surgeon's written instructions to the letter. 2. If you have any questions, or need post surgical support (and it sounds as if you do), call the Surgeon's office. Read more
Hi. Could sore gums around my wisdom teeth and a sore jaw cause a sharp pain in the back left side of my head?
Head pain: Sharp head pains in the back of your head are unlikely to be directly caused by those dental problems. They are more likely to be neuralgia which is an irritable/mildly inflamed superficial nerve in the scalp (occipital neuralgia). This tends to resolve without any treatment. More sustained pain can be due to a pinched occipital nerve where it emanates from the neck vertebra from a spur or disc Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why does my face feel swollen, it's mainly my lips and also my eye won't blink and it all happened today. Feel like it may be wisdom teeth?
Swollen face from?: From what you describe it doesn't sound like your wisdom teeth are the problem. However, since we can't personally examine you, that's just an educated guess. You should see both your dentist and physician to determine the cause of your symptoms as well as the potential and current health\position of your wisdom teeth. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wisdom teeth are coming in and I have the worst migraine of my life. It feels like my head is going to explode?
Not usually: Wisdom tooth pain is at the site of the tooth and may radiate, but not usually tothe back of the head. Go to the dentist and have your third molar wisdom teeth checked out and ruled out. If the dentist cannot help, then run, do not walk, to the physician for further examination to determine the source of your pain. Pain is the body telling you something is wrong and you need help right-away. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course: The most common complaint associated with impacted wisdom teeth is pain. It is not unusual that a patient may have terrible headache, soreness or pain in the back part of the jaw, ear ache. Also sore throat, sinus or pain in the side of the face. It's called heterotopic pain. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My head has been hurting for a month now ever since my impacted wisdom teeth infection. What do you suggest?
Have them removed: If your wisdom teeth are infected and your head pain is directly related to the wisdom teeth for over a month, you should see your dentist or an oral surgeon for evaluation and treatment. A chronic infection associated with a wisdom tooth can quickly develop into an acute infection with serious consequences. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pressure in the back of my head and in my jaw what could be causing this? My wisdom teeth are impacted as well. Could that be it?
My daughter suffers from severe headaches that radiate from front all the way around the head and complains about being dizzy. Wisdom teeth r not in?
Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?
2 separate problems:
1. Neck and lower head pain. See your PCP.
2. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Three month following surgery it's not OK. Time to call your dentist and to check the gum pain. Maybe another tooth needs attention? Read more
Wisdom teeth extracted tuesday 2 on left cut out & stitched up. Migraine on left- head & jaw since wed night. Can't go back. Normal?
Possibly: With the recent tooth extraction, I would worry about localized infection. If the teeth were removed from the upper jaw, this can cause pain over the frontal temporal region of the skull. Best check with your dentist to see if there is any complications from the extraction. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can I still get referred head and neck ache/pain a week or so after 2 wisdom teeth extracted they were badly decayed 1 hour on each to get them out?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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