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Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read more

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Peeling Paint In Home (Definition)

Lead is found in: * House paint before 1978. Even if the paint is not peeling, it can be a problem. Lead paint is very dangerous when it is being stripped or sanded. These actions release fine lead dust into the air. Infants and children living in pre-1960's housing (when paint often contained lead) have the highest risk of lead poisoning. Small children often swallow paint chips or ...Read more


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Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.

Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.

Yes: But so can infections around the tooth, TMJ dysfunction, and an ear infection. This can only be accurately diagnosed with a clinical and visual examination. Make an appt with your dentist and/or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I am 47f, I had a toothache 2 wks. Ago, maxillary cuspid pain is gone but knot the size of a lg. Pea almost feels as hard as another tooth above gum closer to nose. Swollen and sensitive and lots of drainage lately. Is this dangerous? And moody

I am 47f, I had a toothache 2 wks. Ago, maxillary cuspid pain is gone but knot the size of a lg. Pea almost feels as hard as another tooth above gum closer to nose. Swollen and sensitive and lots of drainage lately. Is this dangerous? And moody

Yes: This could be several things and most likely is a dental abscess these can lead to serious sinus infections and rarely brain infections.You need to be seen by the dentist as soon as possible, Generally within 24 hours to make accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Excruciating tooth pain! help what could it be?

Excruciating tooth pain! help what could it be?

Dental Appointment!: Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! see your dentist. Solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more

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What works against tooth pain from whitening?

What works against tooth pain from whitening?

Bleach=Sensitive: If you are using trays to bleach with after the bleach is cleaned out between sessions you place a prescription Fluoride gel that can be placed directly in the tray and the tray reinserted which has been found to help the sensitivity. Also, sensodyne can be used in the tray in the same manner, simply bathing the teeth in these desensitizing agents may give significant relief. ...Read more

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I feel wisdom tooth pain?

I feel wisdom tooth pain?

See your dentist: It could simply be food stuck behind the tooth. It could be the gum tissue getting squished between the top tooth and the bottom tooth. It could be the beginning of an infection. An evaluation by your dentist is the best way to figure out which of these is causing your problem. In the mean time warm salt water rinses may help flush out anything that is caught back there and make it feel better. ...Read more

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How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

How to stop throbbing tooth pain?

Determine cause: Is the nerve dead? Do you have a deep cavity? Is the tooth cracked? You should see a dentist ASAP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Gums and tooth pain, advice please?

Red Flag Warning: Pain, bleeding, and swelling are your bodies chief signals to your brain that something is really wrong. Pain in the oral cavity usually means spreading infection. As mouth pain means airway involvement, as as oral infections have been linked to so many systemic disasters, heed your bodies warning and call a dentist now, not tonight, not tomorrow, not next week, now! ...Read more

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How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

Meds, oral surgeon: OTC meds and saline rinses for now. Most painful wisdom teeth require extraction. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

It depends: Without knowing how badly were the wisdom teeth and how extensive was the surgery, it would be hard to say for sure, for simple extractions the pain may last a few days, for more complicated impacted teeth, the pain may last a few weeks to subside, assuming you are not getting an infection. It is important to seek highly skilled oral surgeons for deep impacted wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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How Long Does Wisdom Tooth Pain Last?

????: Do you mean after surgery? Or just painful. If a wisdom tooth is painful, you'll likely have intermittent pain until removed. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I deal with wisdom tooth pain?

How can I  deal with wisdom tooth pain?

Dentist: See a dentist as soon as you can. They can determine the source of the pain and treat it accordingly. Untill you are able to see them use some over the counter pain medications. ...Read more

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Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes they can come and go. If the tooth is partially in-you can get infection around it with food getting under it-that hurts! if the wisdom tooth is right up next to the molar in front of it it could possibly resorb the tooth that is in your mouth and then you could lose 2 teeth-see your dentist and get an x-ray asap. ...Read more

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How can you deal with wisdom tooth pain?

How can you deal with wisdom tooth pain?

See an oral surgeon: 17-21 is the average age of eruption of third molars or wisdom teeth. If the question is for you (age 42), you rather see a maxillofacial surgeon to be evaluated in case there'll be complications. ...Read more

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Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

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Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

Irrelevant: There can be many causes for tooth pain, including dental decay, an injury or infection, but a 2013 flu shot is not one of them. ...Read more

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What should I take for my wisdom tooth pain?

What should I take for my wisdom tooth pain?

See a Dentist: Nsaids - available over the counter. A dentist may prescribe something stronger. Arnica is a holistic alternative. Please see a dentist, after viewing your wisdom teeth on an x-ray they will see if the cause of your pain is impaction, decay or a gum issue. Self medicating only masks the symptoms. With a proper diagnosis you can make a good decision. Extraction, filling, gum treatment, etc. ...Read more

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What can i do to relieve my wisdom tooth pain?

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What can i do to relieve my wisdom tooth pain?

See a dentist: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Blurry Vision And Eye Pain (Definition)

Blurry vision means vision is not clear: letters on 20/20 eye chart are not clear. Could be due to: need glasses, astigmatism; dry eye/tear film; cataract/lens changes; retinal, optic nerve, brain issue. Most common due to need for glasses or tear film issue. If also have eye pain, could be from dry eyes but have Pentacam to rule out narrow angle: see [email protected] ...Read more


Pain Pump (Definition)

Pain pumps are electric, battery powered or newer spring loaded devices used to administer pain medications. These can include intravenous or peri neural locations and can infuse narcotics, anti inflammatory medicines or local anesthetics. They can be set to allow for patient control or be controlled by trained personnel. They can range in size and ...Read more