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Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Red Flag Warning: Pain, bleeding, and swelling are your bodies chief signals to your brain that something is really wrong. Pain in the oral cavity usually means spreading infection. As mouth pain means airway involvement, as as oral infections have been linked to so many systemic disasters, heed your bodies warning and call a dentist now, not tonight, not tomorrow, not next week, now! ...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 could I do to determine if I should go to the doctor for gum and tooth pain?

What could I do to determine if I should go to the doctor for gum and tooth pain?

See a Dentist ASAP: If you have a toothache, you may have a cavity or advanced gum disease. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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Upper jaw , gum and tooth pain from sinusitus; what should I do?

Upper jaw , gum and tooth pain from sinusitus; what should I do?

Meds: I recommend seeing your medical doctor for an antibiotic and full sinus health evaluation. In the short term antihistamines and nasal sprays for inflammation can help. ...Read more

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Pain from4 tear on bottom inner right gum under tooth. Pain now gone but first area bled, now pus discharge. Dentist says teeth fine but concerned.

Pain from4 tear on bottom inner right gum under tooth. Pain now gone but first area bled, now pus discharge. Dentist says teeth fine but concerned.

Oral hygiene: and see a dentist ASAP. Gum infection can further spread to other parts of the body like jaw bones, palate and throat. It also can result in systemic infection. Therefore, dental treatment is a must. ...Read more

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How can I heal this gum/tooth pain, are there any remedies i can purchase from the store?

How can I heal this gum/tooth pain, are there any remedies i can purchase from the store?

See a dentist ASAP: If you rely on painkillers or other not a definitive treatment, the pain always will come back. Dentist will treat a gum/tooth pain by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What do they inject in your gum to numb tooth pain?

What do they inject in your gum to numb tooth pain?

Usually: It is usually lidocaine.. But other medications are also used. It is usually mixed with a little Epinephrine and a preservative. Ask your dentist what he or she uses. ...Read more

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Gum slicing pain from extraction a year ago. Recent Root canal, another extraction, causing more severe gum & tooth pain. 5 dentist & oral clueless.

Proper exam: you need to do your homework and find the right place to go to,an oral surgeon or a qualified dentist who can give you the proper physical and radiological examination to reach to a diagnosis and a treatment plan for your condition,weather it's a remaining root from previous extraction or remains infections I'm sure it can be taken care of. ...Read more

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Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read more

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