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Dental Cyst Symptoms
I had surgery to remove a dental cyst now when I bend forward I get shooting pains through right side of my face, runny nose metal taste in my mouth?
Opening to sinus: If the cyst was in the vicinity of the sinus the removal may have created an opening from the mouth to the sinus. These often heal and close on their own. Antibiotics would be prescribed along with precautions regarding creating pressure between the mouth and sinus such as drinking through a straw. If it doesn't close on its own surgery would be required. Follow-up with your dentist. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Surgically removed?: I can only give you some general guidelines since I cannot clinically see you nor the x-rays of your teeth and jaws & specifically the "dental cysts" in question. Cysts generally enlarge over time and need to be surgically removed. As they get larger over time, may become infected, effect other teeth, & destroy bone & other tissues, should not generally be left untreated. Consult with a local os. ...Read more
Dental Cysts: Yes we do. What would you like to know? ...Read more
My son is scheduled to have dental work while sedated next week. We just found out he has to have a thyroglossal cyst removed. Can these be combined?
I do not think there is any problem. Plenty of time in between for the drugs to clear off.
There is some discussion regarding the effect of general anesthesia on little children. There are conditions implicated and some anesthesia drugs incriminated more than others. Statistically wise it was never proven anesthesia in little children can be linked to any diseases, mental conditions, or autism. ...Read more
Having recurrent dental infection even after rct, apicoectomy and cyst removal. Can this be making me sick - swollen glands, aches, fatigue.
Poor prognosis: The damaging microbes from the dental infection grow in the mouth and then find their way by spreading to other organs of the body making you sick. The prognosis of this tooth is poor. The current research points to a higher predictability of success with the extraction and dental implant placement in this situation. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Oily/metallic taste in mouth for 7 weeks now, also dry. No dental probs. Have yellow cyst on tonsil, no pain. Firm module under ear behind jaw. Help!
See a dentist or ENT: The firm nodule under your ear is the big concern. It could be an affected lymph node or parotid gland. The bad taste and lack of saliva would suggest the latter. The question is why is it firm? Infection, cancer, blockage? Go see a dentist or ENT physician asap and get it checked out. The longer you wait, the worse it will get. And have your throat checked at the same time. ...Read more
Not recommended: If there is a cyst formation, the cyst together with the impacted wisdom tooth must be extracted ASAP. ...Read more
My son woulddn't remove his wisdom teeth and now has a cyst and has to gone through surgery. Common?
Sorry for him: That is what happens hen youj do not listen to the advice of your dentist. This is not common, as most people do take their dentist;s advice and they avoid a crisis like this. The point of seeing your dentist is not to argue with the dentist but to do what is advised for your own welfare. Sorry this happened to you. It could have been even worse. ...Read more
Not removing my wisdom teeth now I have a cyst and now going through my 3rd surgery? Should I remove that wisdom tooth?
I would: If I understand your question correctly you are asking whether or not to remove a wisdom tooth that is associated with a cyst. If that is the case then I would definitely remove the tooth and the cyst around it. These cysts can grow and destroy the jaw bone around them over time. I don't know exactly why you had to have two other surgeries to remove your wisdom teeth. It is easier in one. ...Read more
I have a cyst in my jaw between two teeth. I see a surgeon in two weeks. Is there anything I should be doing before I see him?
Relaxation is easier said than done so please, trust the surgeon to perform the necessary treatment.
Depending upon the cause of and size of the cyst, the removal can be fairly straight-forward with only minor post-operative discomfort.
If in doubt, talk to the surgeon so that you feel more at ease and relaxed about this procedure. ...Read more
Got all but 8 teeth pulled for partials. 6 weeks later got sweet taste/mucusy phlem. Also have 2 cyst left check and congestion left side for 7 yrs.?
Return for follow up: Often times the top teeth, or maxillary teeth, can be associated with infections into your sinus areas. The removal of the teeth can help to eliminate these infections, but this should be monitored closely by the surgeon who extracted your teeh. ...Read more
I had an impacted wisdom tooth and cyst (associated with that tooth) removed. Will it affect my teeth aligning with Damon Braces on?
Not a problem: Removing wisdom tooth/cyst should not affect Orthodontic care. Ask both the Oral Surgeon AND a qualified Orthodontic Specialist to advise depending on your anatomic malrelationships. By the way, nothing Magic about Damon braces. Treatment dependent on skill and experience of the operator (that's why you should see a specialist), not the hardware. ...Read more
I have this bump behind my mandible on the left side. Could it be possible to have broken my temporal styloid process? Or a cyst? Wisdom teeth? ....
How long is the recovery time for a apical periondontal cyst? And will I be on strong medications? Such as oxycodone&wisdom teeth aftermath medication
Does a dermoid ovarian cyst always include hair, teeth, skin etc? Just had one removed and doc said it needed to come out, why would that be?
Usually: Dermoid cysts contain mature tissues and include one or more of those tissues but not all are always present. It needs to be removed because it will not go away on it's own, could possibly grow larger or even twist upon itself resulting in the need for emergency surgery. If these cysts rupture and spill their contents into the abdomen, peritonitismay develop. ...Read more
1 week after a triple apicoectomy and double cysectomy. One cyst involved two teeth and had bone loss, so a graft was added. Should I wear my retainer?
Retainers after Surg: Retainers generally do not touch anywhere near the surgical site of apicoectomies and it should be ok to wear especially 1 week post-op. However, this should be answered by either\or both your surgeon and the dentist who made the retainer, as they can clinically examine you just to make sure. ...Read more
My 5 month old daughter has two small cysts in her gums. I asked her previous pediatrician and he said that was because her teeth were forming but she been with it since she was 2 months old. Is that normal or something I should be concerned?
Cysts: This is common in this age group and they should subside as she grows older ...Read more
Not unusual: Cysts are a sac like structure that is filled with fluids and can occur anywhere in the body. Some of the causes are generics, trauma, infection. Have you dentist do a complete evaluation of the area and discuss treatment options with you. ...Read more
I am undergoing oral surgery for the removal if a cyst in the roof of my mouth slightly above my front teeth. What are the possible causes. No pain, ?
Numerous casuses: And most are not painful. Most common is a dental abscess from a tooth with a necrotic pulp ("dead nerve"). Other sources can be dental ("supernumerary or extra" teeth), developmental--nerve cells trapped between the "joints" of the bones of the mouth, for example, or neoplastic (pre- or cancerous). It is important that your surgeon submit the tissues to an oral pathologist for microscopic eval. ...Read more
Doctor, my mouth always bleed when I brush my teeth, this situation have a long time, and appear cyst sometimes. What's problems in my mouth?
Gum disease: Any bleeding is the sign of infection or inflammation. It usually doesn't hurt, so many people disregard it. The incidence of a cyst would confirm the presence of infection. You can try and brush and floss perfectly, but there is some underlying disease that will have to be treated by a dentist or hygienist. ...Read more
Please tell me what to expect from surgery to remove a throat cyst. My consultant said a metal tube is used which may break teeth. Worried?
Laryngoscope: Greetings. Your ENT was describing the surgical procedure where we slowly advance a rigid scope into your mouth past your tongue to your voice box area. I performed this surgery Tuesday and no problems occurred. I use dental guards. Make sure your surgeon has performed this procedure many time without complications. Board certification is also important. Finall ask OR nurses or Anesthesia for help ...Read more
I am having swollen lip and found a cyst in the gum below front teeth. I checked with the dentist and he said swollen lips is not because of the theet?
Swollen lip: Your dentist or oral surgeon should be able to tell you why your lip is swollen. Follow up with them. ...Read more
Maxilofacial surg. Done, cyst removed of 1.5 cm. Root canal done for front left 3 teeth. After surgery pain in upperleft head, left back head, ear bone?
I have a infection in my teeth and gums and a cyst in my left armpit and having stomach pains along with back pains can anyone's help me get antibioti?
Yes: Your infection requires immediate treatment. If not, it will continue to spread. See Oral Surgeon immediately. ...Read more
U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.
None...: Cyst of urinary bladder is extremely rare and even non-exists. In an extreme condition of urachal cyst, that is congenital, even not within the boundary of bladder. At times, a congenital bladder diverticulum may be mistakenly perceived by laypersons as a cyst; that is what I guessed. So, to make clear for me to answer your question to the point, would you please clarify for us? I'm here to help. ...Read more
A cyst usually...: A cyst would usually not twist because it is usually embedded inside or right on its hosting organ, and has no stalk to hing & twist. So, no twist means no pain - asymptomatic, But if infection or bleeding happens to it, pain + other related symptoms will ensue, depending upon the size of the cyst and the pace of events, etc. More? Ask Doc timely for detail. Best wish... ...Read more
Typically NO: If a cystic lesion within brain, could be congenital arachnoid cyst, or even cysticercosis, and typically ms lesions not usually cystic. Rarely, ms lesions may appear tumefactive, and may create a cystic appearance, but other lesions are present which tell the true situation. Perhaps a visit to neurosurgeon could clear the confusion. ...Read more
Nothing clearcut: Both conditions can be painless or cause some discomfort or pain. It is hard to tell the difference as they can both produce a lump/mass. Only ultrasound or other imaging tests can make the distinction between a cyst and a solid mass. So go seek medical advice from your doctor who can guide you further. ...Read more
Usually Nothing: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! Cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more
Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more
These vary: Pineal cysts are fluid collections surrounded by a membrane located near the pineal gland. Most often these are found incidentally on ct/mri scans done for other reasons. If these cysts become very large they can lead to obstruction of the normal spinal fluid pathways. This can lead to symptoms of headache, nausea, blurred vision- ie. Symptoms of hydrocephalus. ...Read more
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