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Ear Pain After Wisdom Teeth Removal
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Wisdom teeth: Yes they can. Most often, ear pain is caused form referred pain from lower wisdom teeth, but it can be from pain due to upper wisdom teeth. Go see your dentist and get an evaluation with X-rays. Your dentist can find the source of your problem and recommend necessary treatment. ...Read more
If wisdom teeth are erupting it can cause pain in the area of the jaw near the ear. If the gum tissue around the erupting teeth, usually lower wisdom teeth, becomes infected, it can cause swollen lymph nodes.
If you are having these symptoms, see your dentist for an examination, and to check for causes. You may have an infection elsewhere in your mouth. ...Read more
Pain: It is possible but there could be other causes. Consult a dentist who will be able to examine you and get XRs. All the best. ...Read more
I had my wisdom teeth removed about 10 days ago and I'm having headaches and ear pain constantly. Is this normal?
Post impacted wisdom teeth extraction have random ear pain in one year. I have developed tmj. Best way to reduce inflammation? Taking ibprofene.
A few ideas.: Depends on symptoms, and cause of symptoms. 3 signs of TMJ dysfunction: joint noises, joint pain & limited oral opening. Self treat with soft diet, jaw exercises, massage, heat/cold, OTC pain meds. A splint or physical therapy would be next. Occasionally muscle relaxants, biofeedback. Xrays are done for diagnosis. Surgery usually reserved for serious symptoms not responsive to other treatments. ...Read more
I am having ear pain and stiff neck 8 days after having my wisdom teeth removed. Do I go back to the dentist or to a doctor for this?
Impacted&rotten wisdom teeth, can it cause sore throat, ear pain, jaw pain? Mainly sore throat at back of mouth (annoying). Always swallowing thick mucous
It could: It could do that. Get a dentist to see about getting that tooth out soon. ...Read more
I have sharp, intense pain radiating along my jaw up to my ear three weeks after wisdom teeth removal. Is this normal and what can I do to get rid of it?
Go back: This is not normal. I would suggest you go back to the dentist that did the extraction. ...Read more
Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?
See your dentist: The removal of wisdom teeth can present some complications. Also, after the removal of wisdom teeth, it can change the way your teeth hit together which can affect your tmj. The TMJ is directly in front of your ear canal and TMJ dysfunction can sometimes affect your ear in different ways. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth removal, 1 was impacted. It started hurting a few days after, it still looks like I have a blood clot. The pain is in my ear/ jaw bone.?
Dry socket: Most common time for onset of dry socket is 3 to 7 days following surgery. If antibiotics were not prescribed it is also possible to have an infection of the site. Fever might accompany the infection. In either case contact the office you were seen at or your dentist if by a specialist. Either can prescribe antibiotics or place a dressing. ...Read more
Is it normal to have mild ear pain and jaw discomfort on the left side of my face after 11 days of a wisdom tooth extraction?
Mild ear pain after 8 days of wisdom tooth extraction is it common? Help! . Yesterday doctor removed my stitches and said it's healing well.
Yes, you can still: Have ear pain, but you should have a doctor check your ears. ...Read more
I thought I healed from impacted wisdom tooth extraction, no pain for 5 weeks. Now I feel like I did before extraction jaw pain, neck pain ear pain.?
I had all 4 wisdom teeth pulled Thursday. I have an earache and headache on one side of my head. My jaw is a little sore as well. Is this normal?
I am having throat & ear pain after having wisdom teeth surgery. Hurts each time I move & swallow.
Extractions: Your symptoms appear to be quite normal. You did not ask a question, so see your surgeon if you have one. ...Read more
Hi it's 3 weeks since my wisdom tooth extraction. I had earache in my left ear which I did expect but that's gone. Now I can't hear in right ear..
See your dentist: It sounds like you may have an infection and I would recommend that you go back to the dentist that removed your wisdom teeth. ...Read more
Post operative pain: When oral surgery is performed, especially at your age, there is this entity called "pain on healing". It can take about one year for new bone to fill in after having your wisdom teeth removed. It is not uncommon for this type of healing pain around your other teeth to occur. As always, it would be advisable to schedule a post operative visit with your oral surgeon to rule out anything else. ...Read more
Root exposure: Root exposure is a common problem with wisdom teeth removal, particularly the back sides of the second molars just in front of the wisdom teeth that were removed. In time, the bone levels fill in the socket and these exposed root surfaces are again covered by new bone. Using a good renameling or sensitivity toothpaste is often helpful in reducing the tooth pain during healing. ...Read more
Call the dentist: Who removed your teeth for advice as to how best to handle the pain. ...Read more
Can you please tell me if I will expect more pain after wisdom teeth removal because I take birth control?
In post-operative pain or healing. However, for women, taking oral contraceptives has been shown to increase the risk of developing dry socket. Scheduling your treatment when estrogen levels are lowest or inactive (during the last week of the menstrual cycle) has been found to reduce the risk dramatically.
http://wisdomteethchicago. Net/birth-control-dry-socket-and-wisdom-tooth-extraction-11823/. ...Read more
Start slowly: Nutrition is important for wound healing after surgery. Start with a soft diet and drink plenty of fluids. You can advance your diet and types of food as tolerated. Some people eat a regular diet immediately following surgery, while others may be more cautious and not try to resume their normal diet for several days after surgery. ...Read more
Individuals react and respond differently to surgery, as some patients have an extremely high pain threshold and wisdom tooth surgery is only a minor distraction. Other patients may have a very low pain threshold and be incapacitated for a week or more from a simple uncomplicated extraction.
On the average, two to three days is the norm. ...Read more
Many things: No food with particles in it -- especially chicken soup. All broths are ok. Jello, pudding, applesauce, mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sherbet, yogurt (without seeds), hummus, smoothie (with whey protein), milkshake (no straw!), etc. You must be careful to protect the blood clot on the socket. If this is lost, you will get a dry socket and be in pain fer weeks. Good luck. ...Read more
Consult with OS/DDS: I would recommend a consultation prior to having the teeth removed to answer your questions. The most important step is to have a consultation prior to surgery to have everything spelled out for you- pre and post-op instructions and what to expect. Local or general anesthetic, rides there and home, what you can eat/drink, meds, prior, etc. If being put to sleep- nothing 6 hours before. ...Read more
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