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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 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 and no: Toothaches of sinus origin can be tapping tender and cold sensitive. Often times on multiple teeth in the affected area (upper back teeth). Don't forget, however, that an equal possibility is a tooth-centered problem that has nothing to do with the sinus. A skilled general dentist or endodontist can be helpful in determining your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to stop the pain from a sinus toothache if it's not your tooth that's the problem? Prescriptions and other tablets aren't working at all
Facial pain doc: I assumed that you have visited an ENT doctor and a dentist. Even so, you should really follow up with your doctors and let them refer you to different specialists as needed. You need to rule out the common diagnosis first. They may refer you to a facial pain specialist that deal with cases that's hard to diagnose. You may need a thorough work up as well. Talk to your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?
What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage
What is the relation between the sinus pain and the toothache ? And there is any effect with pain in an ear on tooth ?
Sinus/tooth pain: The upper back teeth and the maxillary sinus are often linked when one or the other are inflamed for infected. Additionally, dental pain often radiates (or is referred) to neighboring anatomical structures and can be perceived as ear pain. Also, the jaw joint is directly in front of the ear, which can refer pain to the teeth. Accurate diagnosis can prevent unnecessary dental procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 year old says the left side of his face hurts. He doesn't have a toothache or sinus infection or any swelling. Should we take him to the ER?
He is teething: The facial pain is from the growing first adult molar ( calked the six year old molar) ,they usually make a bulge in the gums behind the last baby molar on each side,there are lots of OTC meds for that purpose,that alleviate the pain associated with eruption pressure on the gums. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Either: Toothache is not expected in allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. On very rarely occasions, the tooth may be infected if the infection in the maxillary sinus erodes the bony floor of the sinus and gets into the root of the tooth. Toothache will not get better if the tooth is decaying and may often throb. Throbbing is also not expected with any ache associated with nasal or sinus issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can my sinus infection be the cause of my toothache? Is yes, why? I have a dentist appt in a few days...Should i mention the toothache if b/c sinus?
Yes: Sinuses are so intimately involved with your teeth so often soreness with biting and cold sensitivity accompany a sinus infection. Your dentist should do some vitality tests and surmise whether your pain is from sinusitis, fracture, cavity, or some other source. I hope you feel awesome soon. Toothaches are no fun. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
I have a toothache but the dentist said nothing wrong with my teeth but my sinus look abnormal and i don't have any sinus problem.How come?
Sinuses: The roots of the upper back teeth commonly protrude into the sinuses of the upper jaw. You may have sinus congestion, even though you have no symptoms. Moving the head or going up and down stairs can cause toothache-like pain. Take a decongestant and the symptoms should subside. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had severe rightsided facial pain with upper toothache. MRI of head shows hypoplastic left maxillary sinus. Did this cause my pain and what is it?
I feel a sudden heat on my throat and i feely neck area warm, had a toothache too jaw is hurting is it a combinatikn of sinus and tootache? What to do
I was given cefuroxime axetil for a sinus infection starting yesterday. I woke up with major head/toothache. Can i take tylenol. I woke up a couple of hours ago with the pain and decided to go back to bed to see if it would go away. It did not.
Suffering sinus infection/nostuffed nose,severe toothache&pain over right cheek,ear,nose 5mths now,I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxiclav 1w.Is it effective?
Have a severe toothache in upper front tooth accompanied w numbness in my left nostril was slight runny nose. Can this be sinus or tooth ache?
Differential Dx: A clinician makes a list of possible diagnoses when trying to figure out what is going on. You have made a list of two and either or both is possible. You need the next step of your doctor testing and identifying or ruling out what is happening. Please and good health. ...Read more