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Doctor insights on: Pressure Points For Relieving Toothache

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Does a toothache make your blood pressure go up?

Does a toothache make your blood pressure go up?

Possibly: Any kind of pain can cause the blood pressure to increase a bit, but not always. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,177 Doctors shared insights

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


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Toothache that only occurs when I put pressure on my teeth?

Toothache that only occurs when I put pressure on my teeth?

See a dentist: You should go have the teeth evaluated by your dentist asap to determine the health of the nerve in the teeth ...Read more

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Can suffering from a toothache be the cause of a really high blood pressure?

Can suffering from a toothache be the cause of a really high blood pressure?

Maybe: If the toothache is accompanied with anxiety of having the tooth treated by visiting to a dentist, then it can cause a higher blood pressure. Anytime there is an infection in the body, it may cause higher blood pressure. However, this doesn't mean that there could be other causes for the high blood pressure. It is better to see your primary care doctor, as well as your dentist to determine cause. ...Read more

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Can be a really hurtfull toothache. Very painful for seconds and after go a sympton of high blood pressure?

Can be a really hurtfull toothache. Very painful for seconds and after go a sympton of high blood pressure?

Perhaps: There are many causes of a temporary increase in blood pressure, and certainly pain and stress are two of them. However, what would seem appropriate would be for you to see a dentist to determine the cause of you pain, and a physician to check you out medically. There could be other causes of your increased blood pressure. Untreated dental and medical issues don't get better on their own. ...Read more

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H/aches for months when I put little pressure on the top of head its very so pain like toothache, when take pressure of it also hurt doc doing 0, help!

What is your history: It could be many things. From a dental standpoint I would be looking at your overall history. Is it tooth related or jaw related? Is it from trauma? After a thorough examination I would contact your physician to find out what his thoughts are and what future tests may need to be run, if any. Hopefully once all of the information is gathered a diagnosis and treatment plan can be presented to you. ...Read more

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I have always had low to normal blood pressure and I went to the dentist. Toothache can cause a little bit higher blood pressure?

I have always had low to normal blood pressure and I went to the dentist. Toothache can cause a little bit higher blood pressure?

Depends: Severe toothache can and does elevate the blood pressure, specially when accompanied by anxiety of going to the dentist. But, having said that, it is always more prudent to have your BP checked by your primary care physician. If they give you the go ahead, then make sure you have your teeth checked by your dentist, and have him/her treat any dental disease. ...Read more

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Can TMJ or Bruxism cause a toothache (or pressure feeling) on only one tooth alone?

Can TMJ or Bruxism cause a toothache (or pressure feeling) on only one tooth alone?

Definitely, yes: The common symptom of Bruxism is aching and sensitive teeth. It could be a single tooth or a group of teeth. If diagnosed early, finding and eliminating the original cause may cure bruxism and tooth pain. ...Read more

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Toothache help please my bottom row last 2 teeth in the back hurts really bad when applied pressure like if I close my mouth or ea. Do you think you can help me

I: I am sorry to hear about your troubles and I can sympathize with the pain. Unfortunately, no one can help you over the internet. Only your dentist can help to diagnose the problem and treated properly. Anything else I can tell you online is purely speculative and non-productive.
Please go see you then as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have toothache. I went to the er, but they refused to extractthe tooth. My blood pressure is 170/91. I take Flonase andquinapril and I smoked a big cigar before going for the examination. What should I do?

What's your question: Pulling tooth may (not) relieve pain. Toothache needs to be addressed by dentist. The most that us non-dentists can do is offer some antibiotics for presumed dental abscess. But real solution is for dentist to evaluate & treat as deemed appropriate. In meantime, stop smoking & go see your family doc to make sure your high blood pressure is under control (although pain can increase bp). ...Read more

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I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?

I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?

Dental Exam: It appears you need to be seen by a local dentist for a comprehensive exam and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are indicative of infection.... needs to be treated ASAP. Halitosis can be attributed to cavities and periodontal disease. Please call for an appointment. Failure to treat can result in the loss of your teeth. ...Read more

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For twice days now I have been having a severe toothache runny stuffy nose headache and dizziness besides having high blood pressure and fever blister?

For twice days now I have been having a severe toothache runny stuffy nose headache and dizziness besides having high blood pressure and fever blister?

Sinus problem?: If your pain is generalized to your upper teeth on one or both sides and you have a headcold with congestion you may have sinus pressure. Try a decongestant. If you don't get relief then you should see a dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth pain cause your blood pressure to be higher then normal?

Can wisdom tooth pain cause your blood pressure to be higher then normal?

Yes: Pain from a wisdom tooth can definitely contribute to an elevated BP. Your BP should be monitored after your wisdom tooth problem has been resolved and treated if it remains elevated. ...Read more

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What can I do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Not DIY: This is not a do it yourself project. You need to see a periodontist (gum specialist) and an otolaryngologist (ear/nose? Throat specialist). Ask your general dentist and your general physician for referrals. Let them treat you to eliminate disease, and teach you how to then remain healthy. There's no pill, salve, spray, adjustment, herb, or incantation that will help. Go get professional help. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Is there anything I can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Very hard: "numbing" the pain is not treating the issue. You need to see a dentist an a physician to treat these conditions. In the meantime you can take otc pain meds until you can get an appointment.

Call today and feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have problems with my wisdom teeth, the dentist cut off the gum above one tooth but I still have tooth pain pressure in my mouth, jaw pain and click.

I have problems with my wisdom teeth, the dentist cut off the gum above one tooth but I still have tooth pain pressure in my mouth, jaw pain and click.

Wisdom teeth: When wisdom teeth cause problems or earache they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, 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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I went to the dr. With chest pressure jaw and tooth pain, fatigue. He said he doesn't think it's my heart because my blood pressure is good and by listening to my heart it sounded healthy. So he ordered a chest X-ray and blood work. He said it could be a

I went to the dr. With chest pressure jaw and tooth pain, fatigue. He said he doesn't think it's my heart because my blood pressure is good and by listening to my heart it sounded healthy. So he ordered a chest X-ray and blood work. He said it could be a

Dentist?: Jaw and tooth pain? Yes, it was a great idea to see your md, and be sure to follow all those instructions and tests. But, . ..It might just be a run-of-the-mill tooth problem. See your dentist too for a complete check. ...Read more

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Jaw laxity, popping, misalignment, right tempomandibular joint sunken, sharp tooth pain opening jaw, tongue feels to big, pain behind right eye when opening jaw, sensations on head when moving jaw, heightened gag reflex, pressure in teeth?

Jaw laxity, popping, misalignment, right tempomandibular joint sunken, sharp tooth pain opening jaw, tongue feels to big, pain behind right eye when opening jaw, sensations on head when moving jaw, heightened gag reflex, pressure in teeth?

Evaluation: You have many symptoms that requires comprehensive evaluation and x-ray studies. Other tests may also be needed. I would recommend initial evaluation with your dentist who can make a referral to a TMJ specialist or other specialist, ...Read more

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How can I relieve a sinus toothache?

How can I relieve a sinus toothache?

Sudafed: Assuming you are not on blood pressure medicine, sudafed will often provide sinus relief without affecting any teeth directly. If this resolves the issue, it may be sinus in origin. Most pain meds and antibiotics will work on symptoms of dental and sinus etiology providing relief without determining the origin of the problem. Best to see a dentist with that information to determine appropriate tx. ...Read more

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Can using cold water relieve toothache?

Can using cold water relieve toothache?

Temporary, perhaps: The ONLY way to cure a toothache is to remove the infected tooth material (cavity treatment, root canal, or extraction). Some infected teeth respond temporarily to cold, but it's not a cure. Please don't delay, get professional help now before the infection spreads any farther. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a good medicine to relieve toothache pains for a kid?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a good medicine to relieve toothache pains for a kid?

Common options: There are a few over the counter medicines that are safe in pediatric doses, namely Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). Anything stronger requires a prescription. Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine might be considered. If the tooth is infected, an antibiotic may provide temporary relief but should not be considered a cure. ...Read more

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What's the strongest over-the-counter pain medication that can be used to relieve a toothache?

Alleve/Motrin: No otc medication will relieve any toothache caused by an infected tooth. You may be able to reduce but usually not eliminate the pain. If you have had a severe toothache for at least a few days you may want to see a dentist for a proper diagnosis and a treatment plan to follow. ...Read more

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How can you relieve toothache?

See your dentist: You may get some relief from taking Ibuprofen or prescribed medication however you need to find out the source of the pain. It could be a cavity, an abcess, etc. See a dentist. ...Read more

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Can pain medications relieve toothaches?

Yes: Yes paid medications can treat toothaches. I would also recommend visiting your dentist to find out why you are having the pain. Usually treating the underlying cause of the pain is a better idea than covering the pain with medications. ...Read more

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What can be done to relieve pain from a toothache?

Temporary: Any OTC remedies are temporary. They do not "cure" your infected tooth, only temporarily mask the symptoms. To fix the problem you MUST see your Dentist. Nothing else will do much except cost you money and allow the infection to worsen and spread. ...Read more

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My son is in agony tonight with a toothache. What can we do relieve the pain?

My son is in agony tonight with a toothache. What can we do relieve the pain?

Depends: How old is your son? Young children may get by the evening with some clove oil rubbed on the offending tooth and a dose of motrin. See your dentist asap the next day. If your child is older page your dentist for after hours care and if that is not possible then go to your local emergency room as most hospitals have a dentist or oral surgeon on call. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
1,064 Doctors shared insights

Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more