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How come everytime i eat candy, i always get a constant sharp pain in my gums? Could I have a cavity or something?

How come everytime i eat candy, i always get a constant sharp pain in my gums? Could I have a cavity or something?

Yes: Sensitivity to sweets is often because of dental caries or a leaking filling. However, gum recession can lead to root sensitivity setting off sharp pain due to cold, heat, touch, chemicals(sugar, etc.) you should have your dentist determine the cause and fix like a filling. It can get worse. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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Sudden sharp-shooting pain at the gums around my wisdom tooth especially the back part. Not sensitive to touch and temperature. ?

Sudden sharp-shooting pain at the gums around my wisdom tooth especially the back part. Not sensitive to touch and temperature. ?

See a dentist: See a dentist to evaluate not only the wisdom tooth but the adjacent teeth and surrounding gums. We can't diagnose or treat you over the internet. This requires a one on one clinical exam and x-rays by a local dentist. ...Read more

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My front tooth is sensitive and sends a sharp pain when in contact with other teeth. Also, the gums above it feel numb and feels like it's an air sac?

My front tooth is sensitive and sends a sharp pain when in contact with other teeth. Also, the gums above it feel numb and feels like it's an air sac?

See a dentist: Could be a number of problems. The tooth must be evaluated by a dentist who can examine, take x-rays and make appropriate suggestions. ...Read more

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How can I stop a tooth ach sharp pain with feeling very light headed very sencetive to hot and cold and his gums are very score ans sentive it even keeps him from sleeping cuz it herts him so bad

This : This question should not just be about stopping your pain. It should also be about finding the source of your pain so that it can be addressed. Your problem may become much more serious if it goes untreated. Please see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Hi. Could sore gums around my wisdom teeth and a sore jaw cause a sharp pain in the back left side of my head?

Head pain: Sharp head pains in the back of your head are unlikely to be directly caused by those dental problems. They are more likely to be neuralgia which is an irritable/mildly inflamed superficial nerve in the scalp(occipital neuralgia). This tends to resolve without any treatment. More sustained pain can be due to a pinched occipital nerve where it emanates from the neck vertebra from a spur or disc ...Read more

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I have really sharp pain in my side?

Side Pain: that can be related to several different conditions. We would need to know more specifics. Always consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What if I have sharp pain in my thigh?

Depends: More info would be helpful. Could be muscle strain, referred pain or bone problem. ...Read more