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How Do I Know The Difference Between Jaw Ache And Toothache
Dentist: You can see your regular dentist. They can let you know if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more
I have headache, toothache, jaw ache, earache and a massive lump with hurts when touched just under my chin. What could this be?
I have a sharp pain in the side of head, toothache, jaw pain, ear ache and I've got a cold. Should I still see a dentist?
Yes: A problem with tooth/teeth could cause most of those symptoms. ...Read more
Chipped back molar no tooth pain but tongue sore from rubbing. Discomfort in upper and lower jaw area. Molar on bottom. Can this cause jaw pain 2?
Definitely, yes: Traumatic ulcers of the tongue are usually the cause of the jaw pain. They are next to the cause of the damage (broken, sharp tooth) and go away once the source of the problem is removed. Fix your molar ASAP. ...Read more
Need a dentist: You will need a visit to the dentist so it can be determined with x-rays and clinical exam where the pain is coming from and the best treatment possible. ...Read more
I have an achey pain on the hard palate behind upper wisdom tooth. There is NO TOOTH PAIN. Cavity in the tooth. Could this b the cause. Ear & jaw pain?
I don't know what's wrong with me? I've been getting on and off headaches every day several times a day. I've also been having jaw pain and toothaches often. The jaw pain is on both sides of my jaw. I've been feeling a strong pulse not only in my head bu
First, you should go to health services and have them check your blood pressure since your pulses seem unusually strong to you. The other thing you should do is to make an appointment with your dentist. You may be grinding your teeth at night and experiencing temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction. The TMJ is the joint between the mandible (jawbone) and the temporal bone just in front of the ear. The pain would radiate from inflamed tmj's to the temples and the jaws. Your dentist may recommend a bite block to wear at night.
You are smart to limit salt and to try to lose weight.
Good luck to you. ...Read more
Yes.: A toothache can cause you to shift your lower jaw to avoid closing on the tender tooth. This shift can cause the muscles that move the jaw to hold you in an abnormal position and the muscles will spasm and this can result in a headache. See a dentist to find out what needs to be done to fix the tooth that hurts and this will all probably clear up! ...Read more
I have a horrible toothache which is causing migraines earache jaw pain and swelling of my face. Can I die from this?
Yes, but: Yes, infection can spread to brain or cause death from airway obstruction. Rare. See DDS ASAP to treat the problem. ...Read more
OTC Pain meds:
The otc meds will only hold you until you can get to see a dentist for care. This will not resolve on it's own and needs professional attention asap.
All the best.. ...Read more
Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?
TMJ: Likely TMJ, which can be serious. Something more serious? You need an exam to know for sure. See a board certified oral surgeon for diagnosis. He can treat you, or refer you. ...Read more
Having severe toothache throughout whole mouth. Jaw pain, headache, brain fog, and fatigue. Is all of this normal with major pain?
SERIOUS PROBLEM: It could be many things. See your dentist as soon as possible for a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
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
I have jaw pain, occasional tooth pain, headaches, neck pain and sometimes pain in my ear - all on the right side of my head. Feel generally unwell.
TMD +?: See your dentist to determine if this is TMD\TMJoint Dysfunction related (plus other dental problems) and also see your physician to check out your general medical health. When were you last dental and medical check-ups? The way to better health and relief will be through personal one on one evaluations and not internet searches for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.
See your dentist: Some conditions like lumps and jaw pain may require further assessment and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have problems with my wisdom teeth, the dentist cut off the gum above one tooth but I still have tooth pain pressure in my mouth, jaw pain and click.
Toothache, causing headache on right side of head, sore spot, hurts when pressed, hurts my upper and lower jaw, serval days with it, last tooth, what is it?
Wisdom tooth?: It may be your wisdom tooth. To be correctly diagnosed, see a local dentist who will be able to actually examine you. ...Read more
Can toothache cause extreme aching pain in head, temple and jaw lasting for about 5 min then going just leaving tender teeth? I do clench as well.
I have a toothache in my lower jaw, tonsil is swollen and sore on the same side can't see inflammation around the tooth, pain in root. What could it be?
Exam: Most likely you have an infection on the tooth. See your dentist as soon as possible so they can make the right diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and my jaw hurts and my head hurts. I also had a bad toothache a week ago. Do I need a dentist or doctor?
Perhaps both?: There is no way to know for sure without actually examining you. My guess is that you have both a dental and a medical problem, although it is possible that the two are related. If you still have a toothache start with a dentist, otherwise start with a physician but also see a dentist as soon as possible as the cause of the toothache will probably resurface as pain soon! ...Read more
Jaw pain and filling: Some patients are predisposed to jaw pain after dental appointments. This discomfort is likely from holding the mouth open for a prolonged period of time. The pain may come from the jaw joint (TMJ) or from the jaw muscles you may ask your dentist to periodically allow you to rest your jaw by closing during the course of the dental treatment. ...Read more
TMJ: Contingent on other information, may be a TMJ disorder. Start with an oral surgeon examination. Diagnosis can be establish and treatment commenced or referral given. ...Read more
TMJ: Sounds like a TMJ (jaw joint) problem. See a TMJ expert for evaluation/treatment. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more
These are common symptoms of tmj/tmd.
Tmj pain usually results from bruxism (chronic grinding and/or clenching the teeth), or a bad bite. Headaches, sinus pain and ear pain are also common.
See your dentist to evaluate and treat for tmd, and an ENT specialist or your medical doctor to evaluate any ear infections. ...Read more
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