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Do Wisdom Teeth Cause Headaches
Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth erupt around the ages of 17 to 25 during the stage in life when a person becomes an adult. Wisdom meaning coming of age. They can cause pain on the jaw as they exert pressure on the bone, gums and other teeth on their way out. Many times they become impacted or stuck behind the other teeth and cause infection (pericoronitis). Best to see your dentist for proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
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It's possible but...: Not directly and not usually, but there might be an association. If you get frequent headaches, don't assume it is related to your wisdom teeth. See your physician; it might be elevated blood pressure or something else. You should also see your dentist to evaluate your wisdom teeth (along with any other dental problems that might be causing your symptoms). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can wisdom teeth cause headaches when there's no pain from the teeth? I have 4 impacted wisdom. All fully developed.
Since : Since the wisdom teeth are impacted, either upright or askew (can't tell without an exam), if they are erupting, they can be putting pressure on the gum and bone tissue, which can manefest itself as a headache. I once had a patient who had severe migranes. His physician could not find anything wrong wih him, and advised him to have a dental exam. After examining him, i advised him that he needed a root canal on an upper molar. He protested, claiming the tooth did not hurt him. I asked him to allow me to show him. As his headache was killing him (but tooth was not hurting), i anesthetized him on that one tooth. As i was administering the injection, his headache stopped. I completed the root canal therapy and his headaches vanished. Speak to an oral surgeon about extracting those teeth and hopefully your headaches will no longer be an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got all four wisdom teeth pulled. Feeling nauseated and have a bad headache. Whats the cause?
Possible causes: Nausea may be related to swallowing some blood as well as taking pain medication on an empty stomach. Some patients may be extremely sensitive to any or all pain medications and experience nausea as well as headaches. Contact your dentist or surgeon for more advice and options for relief. ...Read more
Can wisdom teeth cause Ice Pick headaches? I my wisdom teeth are coming in wrong. I keep getting sharp pains above my right ear.
Could severe headaches, ranging in type and location, be caused by wisdom teeth coming in? I also have jaw stiffness, and tooth pain.
It can be: Although headaches may have a number of different causes, wisdom teeth can certainly be a source of headaches as well as other problems. A thorough evaluation with the appropriate x-rays may help determine if the wisdom teeth may be contributing to your headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call your surgeon: Otc nsaids as appropriate to your medical history would be a reasonable start. Consultation with your surgeon to rule out post op infection or osteitis (dry socket) shoud be done before self medication, how long after the extractions? For how long has it lasted? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can wisdom teeth make you have a headache and cheeks hurt at once? And thanks for helping with my question
Yes: Your Dentist or Oral surgeon might be best able to answer this but if your wisdom teeth are causing pain, it can refer to the jaw which also present as headaches and cheek pain. They can also become impacted, or push adjacent teeth. Treatment is most often removal of these teeth. Consult your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: The vast majority of headaches are usually caused by muscle strain or too much blood flow. When wisdom teeth are impacted the can cause symptoms of pain in the area of the impaction on occasion. Seeing a dentist or oral surgeon for a panoramic xray and evaluation of your wisdom teeth can help determine if you need to have them pulled or if they may be contributing to your headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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