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How Do I Reduce The Swelling From A Toothache
Short term: If the other suggested answers don't work, it may not be possible to reduce the swelling without the help of a dentist. If the swelling is from an abscessed tooth it could get worse and close the airway to prevent breathing. Urgent care from a dentist or oral surgeon is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I don't have a toothache but there is a lot of swelling. I also have a hard time chewing. What could be the problem?
Cause of swelling: Swelling generally occurs as a result of trauma and infections. From what you describe it sounds like you have an infection. Infections do not always cause pain unless they become acute. Untreated infections, whatever the cause, are potentially dangerous as they can lead to serious complications! see a dentist as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My toothache is gone but my swelling hasn't and it been one day and today it feels it got bigger. ..what should i do?
Get immediate help: The tooth infection is spreading into the surrounding tissues, and can be carried to other organ systems via your circulatory system. You have a severe infection that mandates immediate attention. Get yourself to a Dentist immediately. When you call, tell them the infection is causing increasing swelling. Go now. ...Read more
Toothaches: Toothaches don't cause facial swellings. Infections do. Teeth and or gums that are infected can cause swelling. Swellings can be from other sources as well. Any swelling warrants determining the cause and appropriate treatment. Start by seeing your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It Is Possible: When the immune system is challenged by an infection, and you have severe pain, it is possible to feel weak. Specially if you are diabetic, have hypertension, or are immuno-suppressed due to illness, or medications. Why not visit your dentist and find out what is wrong so that you can have that treated, and see if there is a change in your status. If not, you may need to visit your primary care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My son has a bad toothache. He has an appointment Thursday but now he has local swelling and last night he had a fever of 100.1. Should i take to e.r?
What do you suggest if my child has a major toothache and swelling on the upper molar area of the right cheek?
My daughter has a major toothache and swelling on the upper molar area of the right cheek. What can she do?
Dental Pain: I would make an appointment with your dds immediately for a diagnosis and treatment plan. While your description is helpful, the exact site of the swelling will also be important for your dentist to see. Swelling in the cheek is dangerous, because it means that the infection associated with the tooth may have spread into the tissues and muscles in proximity to the tooth that is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has a major toothache and swelling on the upper molar area of the right cheek. What could be causing this?
What can I do to stop my lip from swelling due to a toothache? All the dentists are close this 2 days and open until monday.
Can't see dentist until couple of weeks. Had toothache coming and going for two days. No swelling or pus pockets. Could still be infection?
Scheduling: Is the 2 week delay your choice or the Dentist's. Either way, try to get in to see your Dentist ASAP. Chronic pain should be investigated and treated before it become an acute problem. Most probable causes are infection or fracture. Please try to reschedule sooner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son age of 5.5 years old is suffering from toothache (upper gum) and now swelling on cheek. which toothache has cavity form early, so is serious?
My husband's toothache started last night and has causeda swelling on his face this morning. When i came home awhile ago from work, i saw my husband's face gas doubled due to the swelling. It has also affected his eyes. He stilldoesn't want to go to the e
Failure : Failure to treat this problem could lead to the infection spreading to his eye (leading to blindness), to his brain (death) or chest (lung or heart infection leading to death). Enough said? He should have been seen in an emergency department by now...If not get there immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a horrible toothache which is causing migraines earache jaw pain and swelling of my face. Can i die from this?
I Have a toothache out of this world on just the right side of my mouth and my gums on that side are swollen what can I do to bring the swelling down ?
Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?
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