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Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Possibly: If inflammation and fluid in the sinuses are the cause of the tooth pain, then anything which relieves these will help with the tooth pain. If the netipot treatment seems to help, then, yes. If not, then see your md. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

Fix the sinus proble: Often the ear pressure people experience during a sinus infection is related to inflammation around the eustachian tube which opens the back of the nasal cavity. So, if you have drainage from your sinus there, your eustachian tubes will be inflammed and you will feel ear pressure. If your symptoms do not resolve, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Maybe: Inflammation of the cheek sinuses (sinusitis of the "maxillary sinuses") can be perceived as pain in the teeth of the upper jaw; the term is referred pain. That pain will resolve with successful treatment of the sinusitis. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Yes: Yes. Make sure that you have the sinus condition under control before flying. Take along antibiotics, decongestants and pain medication just in case. ...Read more

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Can nasarel nasal spray cause dental and sinus problems?

Can nasarel nasal spray cause dental and sinus problems?

Probably not: Any over the counter nasal spray used for more than a few days may cause a condition called rhinitis medicamentosa. This condition may lead to irreversible damage to cilia (small hairs of the mucosa) and rebound where the nose is worse than before you started the medication. Any nasal condition, whether allergic or non-allergic should be managed by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Chronic dental fistula for 1yr caused by tooth extraction, hole in sinus closed now, no sinus symptoms. 2 failed ops. Still pus draining. Any ideas?

Chronic dental fistula for 1yr caused by tooth extraction, hole in sinus closed now, no sinus symptoms. 2 failed ops. Still pus draining. Any ideas?

Infection present: Neutrophils or certain white blood cells are the first line of defense against infection. This makes up most of the pus you see. You most likely still have infection present. Whether it is from dying bone or residual tooth root, or a consistent draining from the sinus. I wouldn't be able to tell with out an x-ray. If you have pus draining it could be from another tooth. ...Read more

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Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some headache relief. ...Read more

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Can impacted wisdom teeth create sinus pressures or facial pains?

Can impacted wisdom teeth create sinus pressures or facial pains?

Maybe: Facial pain can come from many areas and it can be challenging to find the source of the pain. I would suggest seeing a dentist, oral surgeon, or ENT to help you start the process of elimination of finding out where the pain is coming from. ...Read more

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How do u treat myofacial pain syndrome caused by teeth grinding? Wisdom teeth recently removed. Cpap machine is making pain worse, per dentist.

How do u treat myofacial pain syndrome caused by teeth grinding? Wisdom teeth recently removed. Cpap machine is making pain worse, per dentist.

See a dentist: Who is proficient at treating evaluating TMJ / myofacial pain. Treatments can include medications with muscle relaxants and analgesics, fabrication of oral appliances (depending on your individual situation) , mad (mandibular advancement device) etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What OTC medicines can I use to relieve mucus right frontal sinus and sphenoid sinus. And sinusitis in ethmoid. Had severe pain pressure eye, head ?

What OTC medicines can I use to relieve mucus right frontal sinus and sphenoid sinus. And sinusitis in ethmoid.  Had severe pain pressure eye, head ?

Mucinex, (guaifenesin) afrin: Otc meds to reduce sinus pressure include muxinex, saline nose sprays and even afrin, a nasal decongestant but do not use afrin for more than two consecutive days because it may cause side effects. Sudafed or otc decongestants can help but they may cause hypertension. ...Read more

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Are wisdom teeth connected to the sinus cavity that I always suffer from sinus infections after extraction?

Are wisdom teeth connected to the sinus cavity that I always suffer from sinus infections after extraction?

Not very common: An opening into the sinus after the removal of maxillary wisdom teeth occurs once in a while. The good news is small sinus perforations will close spontaneously and no additional treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Best OTC meds for sinus infection and earache?

Best OTC meds for sinus infection and earache?

Sudafed if no HBP: Sudafed is a great decongestant and helps with ear pain. You need to ask the pharmacist because it is kept behing the counter. If you have high blood pressure, do not take sudafed. If you are anxious, you may not want to take sudafed either. It can cause palpitations and make anxiety worse. Vitamin c 500mg 3x per day is a natural antihistamine. Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to thin mucus so you can blow it out. ...Read more

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Can baking soda/ salt mixture be used as mouthwash for dental problems? Can't go to dentist. Tinging numbness on jaws. All teeth ache. Also headache.

Can baking soda/ salt mixture be used as mouthwash for dental problems? Can't go to dentist. Tinging numbness on jaws. All teeth ache. Also headache.

Priorities: From the description of your symptoms, you most likely have at least one infected tooth & probably more serious dental problems. Nothing that you can do at home will solve these problems. Left untreated, this can lead to more serious problems & may even be life threatening.You're not being able to go to a dentist may result in you ending up in the hospital. That would be more inconvenient & costly. ...Read more

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4 fill 1 RCT wis. Headache earache. Toothache but can't tell which. Pain for 3 wks. Teeth severe pain from cold liquid. Possible not tooth related?

4 fill 1 RCT wis. Headache earache. Toothache but can't tell which. Pain for 3 wks. Teeth severe pain from cold liquid. Possible not tooth related?

Most likely RCT: The tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Can infected teeth cause ear and sinus infections? What are your expert opinions?

Can infected teeth cause ear and sinus infections? What are your expert opinions?

And worse!: Any infection can spread to other parts of the body. Untreated infections can lead to serious complications and should be treated by a health care professional. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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