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Sinus Infection Swollen Gums
Think have wisdom tooth infection swollen gum what's chances of Ludwigs lymph node feel sore throat ?
Ludwig's Angina: Ludwig's angina is an infection in the floor of the mouth, which can be caused by abscessed teeth in the lower jaw, resulting in swelling in the floor of the mouth and elevation of the tongue. Ludwig's can become a very serious and life threatening problem. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment before your wisdom tooth problem becomes more serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes.: Any infection can cause the tonsils and adenoid tissue to enlarge. This should resolve in the next few weeks but could take several months for the tonsils to return to normal size. The other possibility is that enlarged adenoids (associated with the enlarged tonsils) caused the middle ear fluid and resulting ear infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Nasal piercing: Hello, it is unlikely that the act of nasal piercing caused a sinus infection. Unless your piercing tract has been giving you trouble with infection, it probably has little association with your sinus troubles. ...Read more
Swollen cheek jaw Pain, ear sensitve started overnite,treated antibiotics thinking lymph nodes swelling,but no use.seen dentist,xrays teeth fine ,help?
Investigation: See Endodontist for 2nd opinion to rule out most probable cause, tooth infection. See PCP or ENT to rule out ear/throat infection. See Periodontist to evaluate for gum infection. If you have a tooth infection it may take 24-48 hours for antibiotic to begin controlling spread of infection. If tooth infected, the tooth will require Rx or infection will return after pills discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sinusitis: Can cause cheek pain when the maxillary sinuses are involved...You can also try homeopathic kali bichromicum for the sinus infection. Warm soaks on the face can also help. ...Read more
Have infected wisdom tooth that is oozing, gums are sore and swollen, the infection may have spread to gums. Lymph nodes sore. Should I go to ER?
Extreme throat pain. Ears conjested. Tongue hurts. Teeth hurt. Sinus pressure. Runny nose. Drainage from eyes. Bad cold? Or need antibiotic?
Acute sinusitis: Can be caused by vital or bacterial infection. Is a common condition, but if you have signs or symptoms that may indicate a serious infection: severe headache confusion, double vision, stiff neck shortness of breath call your pcp. In any case is always good to see your doctor preventing future complications and decide for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Posterior auricular lymph node is swollen, not painful. Have had earaches & drainage. Wisdom teeth are coming in, too. Is it ear infection or teeth?
Lower lymph node behind ear is swollen. Have had earaches & drainage, but wisdom teeth are coming in, too. Is it an ear infection or the wisdom teeth?
No: This is a separate location with separate vulnerabilities. The germ is rarely found in samples taken from ear pus. The conditions that accompany a strep throat, like swelling of the structures can indirectly set up conditions ripe for a middle ear infection to occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mastoiditis: Pain behind the ear associated with ear infections can be due to an inflamed lymph node. A more concerning scenario is mastoiditis, an infection of a bony part of the skull. This is usually accompanied by fever, tenderness and displacement of the pinna (pushed forward) and requires immediate medical intervention. ...Read more
Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?
I'm on Zpack for a sinus infection .. but have pus coming from a tooth where the gum is swollen ... will the zpack help with this or do i need a diff?
Zpac & dentistry: We don't often use Zpak for dental use. In our office, Amoxicillin 500 mg or Clindamycin 150 mg for penicillin allergy/sensitive patients is preferred. The source of your pus must be assessed and treated. It could be a dead tooth or one who has comprimised gum and bone around it. You need to be certain that you are not taking too much antibiotic simultaneously. See a dentist! ...Read more
Hey all. Got a sore, red, swollen gum on the left side. No tooth pain or discomfort. Have sinus issues though. Could a sinus infection cause it?
I have a sinus infection, swollen lymph node on right side of my neck that is a little sore but i don't have a sore throat and my gums are swollen?
Is it possible for a deep sinus infection to cause a swollen jaw and the back gums and teeth on one side to hurt really bad?
Could Be: Actual swelling (that is look in the mirror and your face is puffy) from a sinusitis is not very common, but can occur in severe cases. Dental pain due to sinusitis is quite common and is usually focused in the upper back teeth. A bad tooth can mimic a sinusitis as well...or even cause sinusitis on rare occasions. Your dentist should be able to determine the source and treat/refer as needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gums are numb on right side. recently had sinus infection. woke up with swollen eye on right side. been on prednazone, z pack.
Sinus Pressure: It is not uncommon for sinus pressure to affect nerves that innervate the maxillary teeth and soft tissues. If this issue started with the infection and you have no dental problems, it should pass as you recover from your infection. If it persists, please see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Gum pain where tooth was extracted years ago and seems like it's only happens when I have a cold or sinus infection why ?
Referred pain: People who get sinus infections often have pain referred to upper teeth or adjacent areas of the mouth. This is not uncommon. Branches of the same nerve may transmit pain and the exact origin of the pain cannot always be interpreted exactly by our brains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Think I have a sinus infection. My right actual eyeball is starting to look swollen and bigger then the other. Can it be from sinus infection?
Possible; concerning: The usual sinus infection should not cause your eye to protrude out/make it swollen, unless abscess forming and pushing up thus pushing the eyeball forward. Because of much inflammation, some swelling/edema of the lid is common. Since your description is quite concerning due to eye involvement, i recommend seeing doc asap for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ive had a sinus infection for four months its finally left but my face is still swollen. No congestion. What can i do to get the swelling to go down?
Bottom Lip has been swollen for 30 hrs for no reason I'm getting a sinus infection but idk if its related? I do have a knot under skin on chin?
I had sinuplasty 5 days ago, i feel like I have a sinus infection again! i don't know if it's still swollen, or if things are trying to drain! ?
Postop symptoms: You just had sinus surgery 5 days ago. Even though you had a more minimal procedure, you had sinus surgery. You will have some pain and definitely it is swollen in there for a while. Use a sinus rinse bottle at least twice per day, take tylenol (acetaminophen) or stronger pain med at night. Call your surgeon. It would not be unusual to stay on antibiotics for a while after surgery. ...Read more
I have sinus infection symptoms currently, but in addition to pain behind forehead and eyebrow, I swear my eyebrow is swollen. Does this happen?
Yes, can be serious: Swelling of the forehead can happen from infection of the frontal sinuses. Recurrent difficulty with frontal sinus infections can be more serious than other sinuses. If you have swelling or tenderness of the frontal forehead region with a sinus infection, should see a physician for examination, possible X-ray, and antibiotics ...Read more
Had a sinus infection. Was given a Zpak, didn't work. Given Augmented Amoxicillin, that worked. Now cervical & auxilery nodes are swollen. Any ideas?
Axillary nodes: are not typically enlarged due to sinus infections. Another cause should be considered. Your primary care healthcare practitioner should be able to help you sort it out. ...Read more
My 4 year old daughter went to an urgent care almost a week ago has sinus infection her glands are still really swollen how long till they are normal?
May take a couple of: Weeks. Are her other symptoms resolving? If not getting better in a week have her reevaluated. ...Read more
A few swollen hard/some soft lymphnodes on collar bone. I have a sinus infection could this be why? Cbc normal
I have a painful swollen lump on the opening of my right nostril along the septum accompanied by symptoms of what feels like a sinus infection. Help?
Bump on ant. Septum: the bump on the anterior septum could be one of two things. Do it bleed easily, if so it is pyogenic granuloma. If it does not bleed easily it could be an infected hair follicle. Try some bacitracin on the area and see the local ent doctor. He or she will sort out the issue very readily. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I have a sinus infection and went to dentist and they gave me a numbing shot in my gum on my tooth and since my face feels black and blue what do j do?
Feels or looks?: If your face actually appears bruised, it's quite possible a blood vessel was knicked during the injection. This is a fairly common risk of a local injection that heals fine leaving no long term complications. If it feels swollen it may just be the sensation of numbness. It may have nothing to do with the sinus infection. ...Read more
My cheek bone is kinda swollen I think I have a tooth abcess and I have a sinus infection im taking Clindmaycin should I be worried?
You should: The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. We have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. See your dentist for re-evaluation and dental treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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