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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

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

Sharp pain in back after eating or drinking something cold.
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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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