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Gum Pain Feels Good
Orofacial Pain: Intraoral pain is 99% associated with the teeth and the periodontal supporting structures. These intraoral structures include the teeth, periodontium, gingiva, oral mucosa. My first recommendation is to see experienced general dentist or periodontist to rule out odontogenic (tooth) pain. If it is not odontogenic in origin, my recommendation is to see orofacial pain specialist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.
I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?
Dental Exam: It appears you need to be seen by a local dentist for a comprehensive exam and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are indicative of infection.... needs to be treated ASAP. Halitosis can be attributed to cavities and periodontal disease. Please call for an appointment. Failure to treat can result in the loss of your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hurts to floss my new white fillings. The sharp pain feels like i'm flossing with foil. Help please?
Intermittent ear pain for week. Hurts to clean ear. Doc says musculoskeletal. Pain worse when sneezing. Dull temple pain. Pain feels like deep inside.
Ear pain: Go back to your doctor to let him/her reevaluate it. ...Read more
Jaw hinge pain, when i open and close mouth and chew. hurts bad and feels hot sometimes, theres also some clicking . do see a dentist? or pcp?
Wisdom tooth ripping through gum. Hurts pretty bad. Feeling a little sick. And swollen lymph node behind right ear. Should i go to my dentist asap?
Now you know: Now you know why infants cry when they teethe. There are many reasons why erupting wisdom teeth hurt, and tho specialist with the best training and experience to deal with your painful problem is an Oral Surgeon. Call to make appointment, and until you get there cold compresses and OTC pain meds EXACTLY as per package instructions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Server toothache pain, tooth was filled long time ago and now gums are swollen and tooth pain feels like its from inside tooth and also pregnant.
I have red gums, grinding teeth and gum pain. The tooth itself is throbbing as well and pain is unbearable what can I do before my dr visit?
Stitch: This is familiar and common. The pleura which lines the lung and inner chest cavity folds over itself. It feels like a knife and hurts when you breathe in. Get as much air into your lungs as you can and this usually ends the attack. If it persists or difficulty breathing occurs, get with a physician. ...Read more
Achy pain in back of mouth along maxilla bone. Ear pain also. Dr says tmj. Pain also behind lower wisdom tooth. Can y mm really cause this much pain?
Hard lump on back lower jaw after wisdom tooth extraction. Feels very bruised. Won't allow mouth to open. No infection. Pain into gums and ear.
Tooth extraction: Hi Robin, When was the extraction? For about 4-6 days it is normal to have the swelling depending on how bad it was before the extraction. It will feel swollen, bruised and cause spasms of the masseter muscle prevention mouth opening. Pain accompanies inflammation that is secondary to the extraction and possibly the infection that required it. Please see your dentist if this persists beyond 6 days ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Woke up with a really swollen cheek with pain at the back by my jaw, and lower jaw bone pain, no toothache or gum tenderness, pain when i open to eat?
You need to be seen: Go see your dentist or ask for a referral to an endodontist or oral surgeon. The onset of swelling is suggestive of infection, and pain with opening might mean the infection has spread to the jaw joint space. Leaving it alone could result in progression that becomes serious quite quickly. If it is a tooth problem, your dentist can help point you in the right direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial,ear,jaw nerve like pain after eating sweets.Could this be TMJ or something else?Feels uncomfortable & doesnt feel right. Help :(
Feeling like not getting enough air. Constant bleching, pain under ribcage and sore shoulder. Left leg pain too. Normal ekg.
Stomach vs lungs : Sounds like a gastric issue to me, maybe even irritable bowel (but less likely). Another possibility is a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot going to the lung. That usually manifests as pain with breathing (pleurisy), shortness of breath, even sometimes coughing up blood. Most often happens after being laid up in bed, driving long distances, or taking long airline flights. If this the case get to ER ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper wisdom tooth has internal resorption. No tooth pain but pain palate behind tooth and ear hurts. Is pain common with IRR?Scared. Help.
Options: A consultation with your local General Dentist and an Endodontist to discuss your treatment options would be prudent. However, if it's a wisdom tooth the recommendation would likely be to extract it. Let's start by diagnosing the cause of your pain. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers