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Itchy Painful Tooth
Sore throat, swollen painful glands, itchy skin on face and neck and a tooth abcess what should I do?! been going on for a week or so!
My teeth have become very sensitive to sweets especially dates. When I eat few dates my teeth get very painful and itchy as id describe it and painfull?
Cavities and sugar: Sensitivity to sweets, sugar (like dates) usually occurs when one has cavities or marginal breakdown around existing fillings. See your dentist for a complete and thorough checkup and x-rays. Limit the amount and frequency of sticky starchy sugary foods as they contribute to tooth decay. ...Read more
My teeth is itchy, my ulcer won't go away. Used a mouthwash that was so painful and my gums turned white. Why did my gums turn white?
See dentist: Not normal. See dentist for evalluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I would preform meticulous home care in that area. Use a mouth wash as well-- may be appropriate time time to consider a visit to dentist. ...Read more
I'm taking alphamox500 and codapane forte for a bad tooth (absis) and I'm itchy all over my body should I be concerned?
Itchy filling: Yes this may be healing of the gum next to the filling. But if it is generalized have you DDS check it out. You may have an allergy to something routinely used in dental care. ...Read more
I had a tooth pulled 5 days ago and the hole is itchy. And my teeth around it hurt. Is this normal? When will it stop?
Post operative pain: Its not uncommon to have complications following an extraction. The most common one is called alveolitis or dry socket where the site of the extraction does not heal well. It's normal to have some pain or discomfort 1-2 days after the extraction but 3-5 days after if pain persists possible dry socket or a bone spicule or tooth remnant. Return to dentist that performed the extraction for exam. ...Read more
My tooth #16 itchy. Is it possible to itchy, if there is enough stain between teeth and gum. I go tooth cleaning 2, 3 times yr. My dr never gets in #16?
My top back tooth feels "itchy" so to speak. It tingles, sometimes even feel like a cold deep pain? I use pronamel for 3 years now but doesn't help!
See your dentist:
You may have a cavity or abrasion or exposed root surface, which can cause sensitivity. You have used proenamel long enough (3years) for it o be effective if that were the remedy, but it is not.
You may require a filling (bonding) if you have a cavity or abrasion or a professional desensitizing treatment. ...Read more
Consults needed: Your two symptoms are most likely not related. We can't diagnose your problems without a face to face clinical evaluation and x-rays. Not to mention that the list of possibilities is too large and would not be beneficial to you anyway. You will need to see a physician and a dentist to properly evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
My gum between two teeth I think is called the papilla is a bit enlarged & itchy. When I pressed on the gum margin it bled. Is it a gum or tooth issue?
Probably gum: The gum that first between each tooth is called a papilla. Should not bleed. Most probably a gum issue. Needs to be seen by your Dentist or a gum specialist, a Periodontist. If you have one gum issue you probably have multiple gum issues. ...Read more
Got a upper canine tooth abcess today which I will treat tomorrow. Nose started to be dry and itchy since 1week ago, can that be cuz of the tooth? Thanks
Possibly: An infection from your maxillary teeth draining into the bone or sinus could cause those symptoms. All the best... ...Read more
Is there a OTC or holistic approach to helping ease the annoyance of itchy gums under an abscessed tooth? (besides salt water or listerine)
Need a dentist: Holistic medicine is a wonderful approach for many health problems, but sometimes you need to turn to traditional medicine for treatment. Abcessed teeth are one of those conditions that need conventional treatment. See a dentist and get this infection treated. Otc will not heal this. ...Read more
Had apicoectomy on crown fitted tooth. Endodontist said surgery went well. Now, around a month after, I have itchiness in gumline between the two teet?
Dentist: Go back and see your Dentist or specialist Endodontist. May or may not be related to root canal treatment. May require some additional treatment, such as antibiotics or gum treatment. May be a totally unrelated problem, such as a viral infection. Would be wise to have area reevaluated. ...Read more
My wisdom tooth has been extracted yesterday & it is more then 24 hrs now. My lower bottom lip &the right side of my chin is still numb & also itchy.
Itching: Itching is a good sign. Probably means you are getting some sensation back. I'm sure the Oral Surgeon discussed the possibility of parasthesia with you. Important you report your symptoms to the Surgeon. ...Read more
Toothpaste: Some people have reactions to certain strong flavorings in toothpastes. I would suggest you try an unflavored toothpaste. ...Read more
My vagina is sore red swollen nd very itchy also gets a tooth tarter type smell at times please help?
I had my lower bottom right wisdom tooth extracted 2 days ago & since then half of my lower lip and chin is still numb. Moreover, It gets so itchy and?
Extraction/numbness: Post-operative "numbness" or paresthesia (tingling), although uncommon, can occur following a tooth extraction. This can result from the extraction procedure itself, or sometimes from the dental injection. In most cases, there is a gradual return of sensation. I would, however, contact the dentist or oral surgeon, and consult with them regarding your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more
When I am out in the cold weather I seem to get a rash all over my body it is very itchy and started recently after I had my wisdom tooth extracted?
Not related: It does not sound like the two are related... I would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Last year I had something that resembled like hsv-2 in my genital area. Got a abscess tooth pulled and was given ammoxacillin, all the sores and itchy patches went away almost with in a day, is this h?
Please restate quest: Please restate your question. There isn't enough information to answer it. ...Read more
Hi I've recently had a tooth infection that lead to bacterial tonsillitis and I've just finished a 7 day course of amoxicillin and on the 7th day I've developed a bodily rash that is quite itchy and the marks look a bit like light red 1-2mm diameter spot
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and find the cause of lump and adenopathy. ...Read more
No swelling or extreme pain but tooth has pus and my throat is really sore and glands tender and swollen. Face and neck really itchy?
My boyfriend has itchy bumps on his hips, thighs and genital area. He takes 2 benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 4 Advil and b&e powder for his tooth ache. Allergic reaction maybe?
An allergy to advil (ibuprofen) can cause hives. If hives have another underlying cause then advil (ibuprofen) may exacerbate the underlying hive problem. Other possible causes of hives:
1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs (like advil (ibuprofen)) and bee stings
2. Infections like hepatitis
4. Complement deficiency – acquired or hereditary
6. Idiopathic – unknown cause. ...Read more
My gums have been really itchy for about 4 days. I have always been really good with cleaning my teeth and I don't know how to stop it?
Dental exam: Have your teeth examined. You may need a professional cleaning. ...Read more
Normal healing or no: After an extraction we can have a hole some period of time due to the healing of that area. This healing normally takes around 3-4 months. If the hole is same colour and shade than the gum, it is good sign, just need to have more care cleaning that area, however if the hole is deep, different colour, you could have a chronic infection. It will always be resorbed with a follow up appointment. ...Read more