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Please tell me, could a root canal cause ear pain on opposite side of head?

Please tell me, could a root canal cause ear pain on opposite side of head?

Yes it is possible: and very common because you are chewing only on the opposite side of your mouth. Chewing on only one side of the jaw can lead to TMJ problems and earache is one of the symptoms. ...Read more

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I had a root canal 5 days ago. The tooth was dying but not infected. I'm still taking pain relievers round the clock and have ear pain, Is this normal?

It is normal: to feel moderate pain in the area for a few days after your root canal. However, if you have severe pain or pressure that lasts more than one weeks, contact your dentist. ...Read more

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Deep cavity on right bottom teeth, waiting to get root canal, fixed 2 cavities on top right, right tonsil and ear pain, is there a correlation here?

Deep cavity on right bottom teeth, waiting to get root canal, fixed 2 cavities on top right, right tonsil and ear pain, is there a correlation here?

Yes, referred pain: Tooth infection have the capacity to produce constant boring referred pain to throat and ear. See your dentist ASAP to complete your treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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5 days after two fillings and two novacaine shots I am in awful jaw and ear pain. Dentist said i don't need a root canal. Is it jaw or tooth pain?

5 days after two fillings and two novacaine shots I am in awful jaw and ear pain. Dentist said i don't need a root canal. Is it jaw or tooth pain?

Long time: 5 days is a long time to be in pain. Need to have ears, nose, and throat checked by your md/do as well as revisiting the dentist. Filling could be "high, " nerve of tooth could be slowly dying, could be jaw joint involvement, could be so many other things. Go back for reevaluation. ...Read more

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I have outer ear pain in my right ear after i sleep. I do have a tooth that has a temporary filling on the same side with a root canal treatment. Could they be related?

Many possibilities: Tooth pain commonly does radiate and can be perceived as ear pain. It should be understood, however, that there may be other possibilities as well. I never recommended a temporary filling after root canal treatment. The root canal was done to cleanse the inside of your tooth. Temporary fillings have a risk of leaking and compromising the tooth. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can needing a root canal give you an earache?

Can needing a root canal give you an earache?

Yes: Toothache pain can be referred. People often report toothache pain radiating to the ear, the head, eyes, cheek, chin. ...Read more

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2 days ago i had a root canal on one of my right upper molars and now I have pain on the left side and ear.. Could it be related or something else?

2 days ago i had a root canal on one of my right upper molars and now I have pain on the left side and ear.. Could it be related or something else?

Sinus infection: can lead to tooth pain which migrates from one tooth to another which crosses anatomical boundaries such as from the right side to the left side and the ear. See your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is a sore jaw and earache normal after a root canal?

Not normal: but not uncommon. Root canal therapy requires that you keep your mouth open for a long time. Keeping your mouth open for so long caused overstretching of the muscles and ligaments associated with TMJ. ...Read more

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