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How do I know the difference between jaw ache and toothache?

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

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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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Do people sometimes suffer from jaw ache and toothache as a result of stress?

Do people sometimes suffer from jaw ache and toothache as a result of stress?

Clinching : Stress may lead to grinding and clinching your teeth and both may cause jaw aches, please check with your dentist and let him determine if you grinds your teeth or not. ...Read more

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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 headache, toothache, jaw ache, earache and a massive lump with hurts when touched just under my chin. What could this be?

Tooth abscess: You should see a dentist as soon as possible. An abscessed tooth in the lowerjaw can produce all of those symptoms. The dental nerve has branches over that entire area. ...Read more

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How do I know the difference between ear ache and toothache at the back of my jaw?

How do I know the difference between ear ache and toothache at the back of my jaw?

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

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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.

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.

Yes, it can: Please see a dentist to have that tooth examined and treated. Very soon, the pain will become continuous, and eventually unbearable. And while you are at the office, have the dentist check you for bruxism and see if a night guard might benefit you. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more