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What do you suggest if toothache and left side of face in extreme pain!?

What do you suggest if toothache and left side of face in extreme pain!?

Emergency Appt: Please call a local dentist ASAP. This problem canncannot be treated at home. ...Read more

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Toothache and left side of face in extreme pain! What can I do for this?

Find a dentist: A toothache means you have a problem requiring professional dental care. Until you get to a dentist, you can try an otc analgesic like advil, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin. Follow label directions. In extreme situations you can combine pain relievers (2 advil + 2 tylenol (acetaminophen)). All this depends on your personal allergies! N don't take any medications you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Sinus infect? Left side face pain, extreme pain over nose, worse when bending over. No fever, and just a little congestion, especially in left nostril

Sinus infect? Left side face pain, extreme pain over nose, worse when bending over. No fever, and just a little congestion, especially in left nostril

Sinusitis: Sounds as if you are correct. See a doctor. You need decongestion, nasal rinses, possibly antibiotics. Go soon before this develops complications. ...Read more

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Hello. I was prescribed today penicillin 500mg. And tramadol hcl 50mg. But my face is swollen extreme. Pain., tramadol is for pain but im still in pain. Can I take ibuprofen. And can I put some maxium strength. Anbelsol?

Hello. I was prescribed today penicillin 500mg. And tramadol hcl 50mg. But my face is swollen extreme. Pain., tramadol is for pain but im still in pain. Can I take ibuprofen. And can I put some maxium strength. Anbelsol?

Regular ibuprofen OK: As directed, regular (NOT PM) has no reported interaction problems, but inform your Dr or dentist too - just to be sure about you in particular. Anbesol as directed should also be fine. I hope you feel better real soon! ...Read more

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Sinus infection and absess on the tip right of my mouth. Left side of face is in extreme pain. Feels like pressure, ear hurts badly. What could this b?

Sinus infection and absess on the tip right of my mouth. Left side of face is in extreme pain. Feels like pressure, ear hurts badly. What could this b?

Facial pain: I would be concerned that you may have an abscess on the left. Other possibilities include TMJ or an ear infection. I was start with my primary care provider but you'll probably end up needing a dentist. ...Read more

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Ear infection face all swollen and extreme pain having trouble talking is there anyway I can relieve these symptoms and how long will it take to go?

Ear infection face all swollen and extreme pain having trouble talking is there anyway I can relieve these symptoms and how long will it take to go?

Sounds like you need: To be rechecked by your doctor. An uncomplicated ear infection should not be causing facial swelling as you have described. If you are already on an antibiotic, you can apply warm compresses and take ibuprofen, but you probably will also need to be seen again. ...Read more

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I have inflammatory and extreme pain intermittently on the left side of my head?

I have inflammatory and extreme pain intermittently on the left side of my head?

Left Side Head Pain: Where in the left side of your head are you noticing these intermittent symptoms? Do you take blood pressure medicines? Any family history of stroke or other brain disorders? Any involvement with your vision? Dizziness? Vertigo? Could be dealing with migraines vs occipital neuralgia (greater & lesser nerves run from base of skull near ear to the top of the head. Pair on both sides of the head.) ...Read more

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What to do if I have extreme pain in the left side of my face, is it tmj?

What to do if I have extreme pain in the left side of my face, is it tmj?

Could be many things: Pain of any kind is an indicator that there is cause to see a doctor. My advise would be to see your dentist or prosthodontist first. They will be able to check your teeth & gums to make sure there is no infection, & also evaluate the function of your jaws for TMJ disorder. You may also consider visiting an ear, nose and throat doctor for evalution of the sinus and rule out infection. Best! ...Read more

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What can I do about a toothache that's causing extreme pain on the left side of my face?

See a dentist: Extreme pain means you've waited way too long to be seen by a dentist. Waiting any longer can result in pain that is unbearable. Please call for an appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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I was hit in the back of my head. I did not loose consciousness I felt sick the next day. Extreme pain when erect back of head 4 days later.

I was hit in the back of my head. I did not loose consciousness I felt sick the next day. Extreme pain when erect back of head 4 days later.

See doctor: Any forcible impact to the head, requires physician evaluation to rule out subdural hematoma, which can be delayed in onset, but catastrophic in outcome. Concussive symptoms also need physician evaluation, so please get checked asap. ...Read more

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I'm 40 and living with asymmetrical crying face. It seems to get worse as I age, and have noticed extreme pain in my neck lately. Is there help?

I'm 40 and living with asymmetrical crying face. It seems to get worse as I age, and have noticed extreme pain in my neck lately. Is there help?

That's a new one: It is a congenital anomaly that tends to get better over time. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, people adapt to it. And, plastic/reconstructive surgery, muscle relaxants can be helpful in some people. ...Read more

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I wake up frequently with extreme pain in the back of my head and sometimes my neck. I've changed pillows and slept without it. Nothing helps.?

Head ; neck pain: You deserve a thorough history ; physical exam prior to suggesting further treatment options. Most cases are benign muscle strains that can be fairy easily corrected with stretching exercises, heat, physical therapy, and chiropractor manipulations but before you recur to those, you need to make sure there is nothing else going on. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme pain when applying some pressure to the head of the clavicle?

Inflammation: Inflammation around the shoulder joint May be present. Avoid exercising or repetitive motions of the shoulder, try cold applications or heat, and if you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. See your physician if tenderness persists. ...Read more

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Vitd very low. Age 30. Did not have nutritious food during growing years. Entire left body (head-toe) in extreme pain for 6yrs. What tests should I do?

Vitd very low. Age 30. Did not have nutritious food during growing years. Entire left body (head-toe) in extreme pain for 6yrs. What tests should I do?

Vit D: Vitamin d can be associated with chronic muscle pain. I don't know how low your level is, but please talk with your doctor about replenishing it. You might want 5-10, 000 iu/day for awhile, depending on your level -- and then recheck in 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Yesterday I got extreme pain and pressure in left back of head while bending down. Today I had pain and stiff neck on left side. Any ideas?

Yesterday I got extreme pain and pressure in left back of head while bending down. Today I had pain and stiff neck on left side. Any ideas?

Pain in the neck: Or cervicalgia, is the most common syndrome seen in PCP practice. May be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain and with associated symptoms headache, facial pain or TMJ. See your PCP for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 27 yrs old I have extreme pain, tingling and numbness only in my left side from the top of my head to my toes. I have had an MRI and nothing. Ty?

I am 27 yrs old I have extreme pain, tingling and numbness only in my left side from the top of my head to my toes. I have had an MRI and nothing. Ty?

I hate to say it: I hate to say it, but this suggests a psychological issue. The way the nerves run, one sided pain... Is highly unlikely from a physical origin. As you have had a MRI that suggests that you have had the non-psychological origins evaluated. Might be time to see a psychiatrist/psychologist with experience in somatization disorders. ...Read more

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Experiencing intense headaches that feel like a sudden zap to my brain. Extreme pain and last for a few seconds. So painful it makes my face numb.?

Trigeminal neuralga: I suspect you may be developing a condition called trigeminal neuralgia you will need to seek medical attention. A number of medications and surgical approaches if meds fail can be beneficial. ...Read more

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Had a seizure and am now having extreme pain in jaw. Can't chew and its hard to talk. I fell face first into the side of a deck and split open my face?

Had a seizure and am now having extreme pain in jaw. Can't chew and its hard to talk. I fell face first into the side of a deck and split open my face?

Get checked for Fx.: After a fall from a seizure many things can happen. Muscle contractions occur from the seizure itself. In the fall you may have injured your jaw along with the laceration of your face. One may apply ice as often as needed, take Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) if you are not allergic and be seen to be evaluated for a possible fracture of your jaw. Be careful and follow up with your Neurologist for the seizures. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in front tooth and side of face, no discolouration of tooth or sign of tooth decay, no swelling, no painkillers are working. Please help?

Extreme pain in front tooth and side of face, no discolouration of tooth or sign of tooth decay, no swelling, no painkillers are working. Please help?

See a dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment. It is possible to have an abscessed tooth with out swelling. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist for a treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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Why do I have such extreme pain after a tooth extraction. The Vicodin my dentist prescribed me is not helping, the whole side of my face hurts and is?

Why do I have such extreme pain after a tooth extraction. The Vicodin my dentist prescribed me is not helping, the whole side of my face hurts and is?

Call your dentist: There should not be that much pain after a tooth extraction. You should call the dentist and let them know that you are still having a problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in neck right under jaw bone and in ears after chocking during intercourse, can't turn head, damage? Playful no exfixiation

Extreme pain in neck right under jaw bone and in ears after chocking during intercourse, can't turn head, damage? Playful no exfixiation

Exam: Unfortunately, this sounds like a result of rough sex: I will assume that the choking was consensual; however, I would advise a medical exam - probably soft tissue swelling. If not allergic, try Advil and or Aleve (naproxen). Next...tell your man that "it;s my turn to choke you"... See how he feels later: certainly will give him perspective. Fun...is fun...pain?? ...? 50 Shades? -be careful-get checked. ...Read more

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Extreme Pain in neck and back of head with numbness and tingling in face mouth and head Dizzyness, disoriented, no balance. Not migrain what is it?

CervicogenicHeadache: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache, dizziness, parasthesias. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes slight bulg in back neck (base of skull) extreme pain that shoots through my head into left eye and gives me extreme migraine soon after?

Occipital neuralgia: This maybe related to irritation to nerve behind the head called the occipital nerve. Recommend visiting pcp. ...Read more

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