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How do I know if i'm having sinus pain or teeth pain?

How do I know if i'm having sinus pain or teeth pain?

Tooth tenderness: Upper teeth pain can sometimes be caused by a problem in the maxillary sinus - but if the tooth hurts when you tap it, or if there is pain in the mouth with hot or cold liquids, it's probably a tooth problem. Your dentist can help you determine if it's your teeth. Sometimes an xray of your sinuses is needed to identify if it is a sinus problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation
Once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain or impacted
Once
Take NSAIDs if dealing with pain/swelling from wisdom teeth
Daily
Rinse with warm salty water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth
Daily
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Taking estradiol post hysterectomy x1 month. Could a side affect be jaw/teeth/ sinus pain? No teeth or sinus issues, per doctor and dentist.

Taking estradiol post hysterectomy x1 month. Could a side affect be jaw/teeth/ sinus pain? No teeth or sinus issues, per doctor and dentist.

Referred pain: Difficult to be sure to blame it on Estradiol may or may not be true, It may be referred pain from another source that needs investigations to exclude any other problem ...Read more

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Sinus pain, senitivity in teeth. right side of month(teeth and jaw pain) and nausea only lasting one day? I feel fine now a day later What could it be

Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis, the mucosal lining of the sinus gets inflammed, & swollen.The nerves to the upper teeth, run close to the lining of the sinus.The pressure of swollen lining on the nerves, can give you pain in the upper teeth.Sort of a dull annoying pain. Once the sinusitis is resolved, the lining of the sinus returns to normal & release of pressure leads to relief of pain in the teeth. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If they're malpositioned or impacted discuss removal with your dentist
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Make sure you take care of them like any other tooth in the mouth
Once
If removal becomes necessary, see an oral surgeon for consultation
Once
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Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you could have had more illness this past year. Some may be related to pure chance, while other reasons may be related to an increase to exposure to certain infections. If you are concerned that there could be an underlying deficiency in your immune system, consulting with your doctor would be beneficial for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If partially erupted, keep them clean to prevent a local infection
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If erupted but endangering other teeth, have them removed
Once
If impacted, have them checked yearly for cysts & if found remove
Yearly
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What can be done for sensitive teeth and sinus pain?

What can be done for sensitive teeth and sinus pain?

Upper teeth?: Might be related. If your upper molars are sensitive and you have sinus pain, you could have a sinus infection. Antibiotics. You could also have a "heavy bite" on these upper molars radiating to your sinus. Have a dentist equilibrate your bite. If it doesn't get better, see an ENT md (sinus) or a dentist (teeth). ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more

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