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Extremely sharp pain in tooth when eating or drinking cold?

Extremely sharp pain in tooth when eating or drinking cold?

Most likely a cavity: It seems that you have a cavity. Any damage to the tooth that exposes the interior of the tooth is going to result in the type of pain you have. Even though you can have a cavity and not experience symptoms till later. Possible gum disease exposing the roots or too much pressure on a tooth can also cause pain. Need an examination with xrays for possible hidden issues. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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What does it mean if I get sharp pain in tooth, when eating and drinking?

What does it mean if I get sharp pain in tooth, when eating and drinking?

Needs evaluation: Sharp pain is not a normal response to eating and drinking. Have a local dentist evaluate the tooth for a cavity, fracture, loose filling, or periodontal disease. ...Read more

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When I drink cold water my teeth hurt with a sharp pain and thenn somethimes with hot water I I have went for a check up for cavities nothing came up.

When I drink cold water my teeth hurt with a sharp pain and thenn somethimes with hot water I I have went for a check up for cavities nothing came up.

Sensitive teeth?: Teeth can be sensitive for numerous reasons without there being cavities. Young people often have sensitive teeth as the nerve tissue in their teeth react in an extreme manor after they grow in and are exposed to the environment. Older individuals can have small areas of their root surface exposed and there are more nerve ending in that area. So if no cavities, try a sensitivity toothpaste first. ...Read more

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My tooth pain happens when eating or drinking cold things?

My tooth pain happens when eating or drinking cold things?

Yes, that happens: The nerve pain can cause sensitivity to hot or cold liquids or foods such as ice cream. Warm is better, you should see a dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do about this sharp pain in tooth when eating after a cavity filling?

What can I do about this sharp pain in tooth when eating after a cavity filling?

See dentist: Bite may require adjusting or filling may need replacement. Sometimes there are areas which do not get fully sealed and replacement is needed. Good luck. Go back for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in tooth after eating a grapefruit?

What could cause sharp pain in tooth after eating a grapefruit?

Tooth decay: If its just cold sensitive it could be decay or root sensitivity. If it goes away quickly it is most likely not too deep and a filling will suffice. If it lingers for more than a minute, it may be more involved. Possibly need a root canal and crown. See a dentist. It won't go away without fixing it. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?

Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?

Tooth ache: This pain is most likely related to a possible cavity since you have sensitive to cold fluids. Take ibuprofen for pain and see your dentist asap. You may need antibiotics. You may also apply orajel to the affected tooth. ...Read more

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Why am I getting a sharp pain in tooth with a composite filling?

Why am I getting a sharp pain in tooth with a composite filling?

Pain after filling: There are several conditions that may cause sharp and persistent tooth pain after composite filling. It is normal to experience sensitivity after you have recently had a filling. Do not worry, as long as the tooth is gradually improving. Sometimes, the decay could have been too close to the nerve of the tooth and in some cases the tooth will need a root canal therapy to stop the toothache. ...Read more

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Please help! Tooth pain but drinking water helps?

See dentist: If drinking water helps reduce or stop tooth pain, then it's possible that you might need to have a root canal. Call your dentist to have the tooth evaluated. ...Read more

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Please help! Tooth pain only when drinking liquids?

Please help! Tooth pain only when drinking liquids?

Cavity?: Cracked tooth? Cracked filling? Gum recession? Had to tell without examining you or your radiographs. Have a local dentist take a look. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in tooth when drinking liquids?

Multiple causes: This happened to me before I was a dentist. Most common is root sensitivity, but could also be caries. Have a dentist check this. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in tooth only if I drink beer or liquor?

What would cause pain in tooth only if I drink beer or liquor?

Nerve issue: You should visit your dentist to get some x-rays of the area and determine if you need a filling or a root canal if the nerve is already involved. ...Read more

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How long after drinking fireball should I wait before taking hydrocodone for tooth pain?

How long after drinking fireball should I wait before taking hydrocodone for tooth pain?

Dangerous: Dangerous to mix alcohol and narcotic. Neither will cure tooth pain, only reduce severity until they wear off, at which time pain will come roaring back. Cause f the tooth pain (infection, fracture, etc) must be treated to obtain relief. Instead of self-medicating, call a Dentist. ...Read more

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I just took 2 Tylenol for my tooth pain. Is it safe to drink a fair amount in a few hours? I rarely drink and I rarely take Tylenol either.

I just took 2 Tylenol for my tooth pain. Is it safe to drink a fair amount in a few hours? I rarely drink and I rarely take Tylenol either.

Not a good idea: Get to a dentist before your tooth becomes worse. The Tylenol won't help for long. Postpone heavy drinking till after the tooth is treated or removed. While you're at the dentist get x-rays and an exam so you don't go through this again with other teeth. ...Read more

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I've been dealing with some tooth pain but can't get into a dentist. I'm taking tramadol 50mg. Is it ok to drink beer in the same day if spaced out?

I've been dealing with some tooth pain but can't get into a dentist. I'm taking tramadol 50mg. Is it ok to drink beer in the same day if spaced out?

Not recommended: In general, combining Tramadol with alcohol is not recommended and may results in serious and even life-treating side effects and death.. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in back after eating or drinking something cold.?

Sharp pain in back after eating or drinking something cold.?

Esophageal Spasm: Often times the esophagus will spasm with very cold food or drink and may be felt in the back. Usually nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left chest when drinking cold liquids?

Sharp pain in left chest when drinking cold liquids?

Esophageal spasm: Sounds like symptoms of your esophagus spasming, kind of like a Charlie horse of that muscular tube. Take smaller sips, avoid very hot or very cold. Also try relaxation techniques like deep breathing and calming visualization techniques. RELAX! ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in my upper middle back or spine when I drink anything hot or cold. I'm a little worried. Dan green.?

I get sharp pain in my upper middle back or spine when I drink anything hot or cold. I'm a little worried. Dan green.?

Virus Infection: If this is short term, virus infections often make nerves sensitive to heat or cold. Exercise by doing pushups but leaving your knees on the floor extends the back & strecthes soft tissue; it often helps to desensitize nerves in the back & spine.
Neurologist evauation if no improvement is important for more serious causes. ...Read more

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Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

See a doctor: Chest pain (CP) is very common in children, and it's uncommon for it to be related to the heart. It can be related to respiratory, musculoskeletal and even GI (Stomach) conditions. Without a complete history and physical exam, it's impossible to give you an accurate diagnosis. Sharp chest pain that hurts more when pushing on the area suggests musculoskeletal, and rest & ibuprofen helps. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain the the bottom left of the throat lasting 5 seconds after drinking cold drinks? I have had it for the past month.

Warning: Acute pain is biologically useful; it is symptomatic and prevents a body from the future injury.
In you case the drink is too cold and you get the warning. ...Read more

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Sharp pain suddenly onset by drinking liquids (cold mainly) specifically in my back left of around t6 - every time I swallow. Mild GERD. What is this?

Sharp pain suddenly onset by drinking liquids (cold mainly) specifically in my back left of around t6 - every time I swallow. Mild GERD. What is this?

R/O ESOPHAGEAL SPASM: Gerd can predispose to esophageal spasm which tends to flare with extremes of temperature of your food. Ie very cold or hot food. You need a full exam labs amylase/lipase H pylori titers/stool for HPYLORI x 3. Hi consult with endoscopy and esophageal mammometry to check for spasm. Also biopsies for HPYLORI. Zantac vs Nexium (esomeprazole) may provide relief. Also gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com /gutbliss. Com ...Read more

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How can I stop a tooth ach sharp pain with feeling very light headed very sencetive to hot and cold and his gums are very score ans sentive it even keeps him from sleeping cuz it herts him so bad

This: This question should not just be about stopping your pain. It should also be about finding the source of your pain so that it can be addressed. Your problem may become much more serious if it goes untreated. Please see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in tooth few months after root canal treatment. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Sharp pain in tooth few months after root canal treatment. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

See dentist: It may be that you fractured/split your tooth. If you did not get it filled and/or crowned after the root canal, it might have been too weak to take the stresses of chewing. See your dentist asap, to check and treat. ...Read more

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I woke up with random sharp tooth pain. What can I od for this?

See your dentist: For complete examination, x-rays and treatment. Regardless of the cause of the dental pain, infection, trauma or bruxism, it will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in tooth - hurts to hot and cold--what can be done for this?

Pain in tooth - hurts to hot and cold--what can be done for this?

Root canal: It soungs like you have irreversible pulpitis but you won't know for sure unless you see a dentist. The normal treatments for this are either pull the tooth or root canal. Check with a dentist and hope you have reversible pulpitis. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the exact bio/chemical process causing sharp, momentary tooth pain from contact with sweet substances?

I'm wondering what is the exact bio/chemical process causing sharp, momentary tooth pain from contact with sweet substances?

See your dentist: For the best explanation and treatment. They are the experts in the field of dentistry. Take care. ...Read more

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Unusual pain in tooth when I eat hot, cold things?

Go to your dentist: You should go visit your dentist to check it out. If it is a cavity, it is better to treat it earlier than later as it may become more problematic if it is a larger cavity or if the cavity reaches your nerve, you may need a root canal and a crown. ...Read more

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I have tooth pain but no sensitivity to cold/hot water?

Decay or other: Decay can lead to sense from hot/cold but you can have decay and not have the sense as well. Another possibility is you may have a necrotic (dead) tooth that is causing inflammatoin and pain is derived from the bone. Tooth would need a root canal if that were the case. See your dentist for care. ...Read more

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Cold consistent throat ache and tooth pain related?

Tooth pain: They definitely could be-can you localize it to one tooth or to many teeth. Is the tooth on the upper or lower. If it is multiple teeth and it is on the top the sinus may be involved. If you can localize the tooth pain isee your dentist otherwise see your physician. ...Read more