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Ear itchiness, teeth grinding per dentist, swooshing noise in left ear. Worse w movement. Subtle and not effecting hearing on and off x 1 year

Ear itchiness, teeth grinding per dentist, swooshing noise in left ear. Worse w movement. Subtle and not effecting hearing on and off x 1 year

Mouth guard?: Has your dentist prescribe a mouth-guard for you? If not ,this should be considered since TMD problem can cause all the symptoms described except for the itchy ears . ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can anxiety cause itchy gums and teeth ?

Can anxiety cause itchy gums and teeth ?

Not anxiety: Anxiety doesn't cause itchy gums, but an unexplained physical problem can certainly cause anxiety! If the problem persists, do see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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Lower gum line inflammated and looks boggy all of a sudden. It has not swollen and does not hurt but the lower front teeth has itchy feel; what to do?

Lower gum line inflammated and looks boggy all of a sudden. It has not swollen and does not hurt but the lower front teeth has itchy feel; what to do?

See your dentist: If it is sudden then you may be developing a gingivla abcess, but more likely it is as simple as the need for a good cleaning. Get an appointment and take care of it. Until then keep it cleaned out even if it hurts to do it. ...Read more

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Hi and thanks in advance. Is excessive sleep, sleep attacks, grinding teeth, and itchy face and scalp caused by my ocd, depression and anxiety?

Hi and thanks in advance. Is excessive sleep, sleep attacks, grinding teeth, and itchy face and scalp caused by my ocd, depression and anxiety?

Most likely: All the symptoms you are referring to are anxiety related, certainly the teeth grinding , unspecified dermatitis.. the sleep excess or sleep attacks would require further evaluation though questioning and history taking for them to be properly diagnosed. I recommend you to do a formal psychiatric consult. ...Read more

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My bottom teeth are very itchy why is that?

My bottom teeth are very itchy why is that?

Inflammation?: Possibly. Other than knowing you are a male, we have absolutely no other information about you, not even your age! See a local dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Get it checked: Every tooth is cleaned during a dental cleaning. And you should be brushing and flossing every tooth.. Is there redness and swelling around your wisdom tooth? Sometimes itchiness may be an infection. Have your dentist evaluate this area. ...Read more

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