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Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Yes: Swelling of the sinus can cause pressure on the roots of the upper molars. ...Read more

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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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Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Yes.: Pressure in the sinus can affect the roots of the upper teeth, creating an achey feeling. ...Read more

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Antibiotics for toothache pain headache and earache?

Maybe: See a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. You may have an infection. ...Read more

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Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

Fix the sinus proble: Often the ear pressure people experience during a sinus infection is related to inflammation around the eustachian tube which opens the back of the nasal cavity. So, if you have drainage from your sinus there, your eustachian tubes will be inflammed and you will feel ear pressure. If your symptoms do not resolve, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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Toothache and abscess, brain infection related?

Toothache and abscess, brain infection related?

Possible: There have been documented cases of death due to an abscessed tooth draining into the brain region, one such sad case of a child who's parents could not afford the antibiotics and chose to buy the pain medicine. ...Read more

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Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some headache relief. ...Read more

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What's left maxillary sinusitis?

Sinusitis: It's inflammation of the sinus below the left eye. May be acute requiring antibiotics or chronic which may be treated in a variety of ways including surgery. Sometimes the cause is the roots of the teeth ...Read more

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What else to do for sinus headache? Antibiotics an sinus rinse?

What else to do for sinus headache? Antibiotics an sinus rinse?

Sinus pain: The best treatments are nasal decongestants, mucolytics, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. One thing that I do when i get sinus pressure headaches is to rub Vicks on my forehead. Give it a try! it works for me. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Yes: An infection in the sinus can have a wide effect on how you feel and cause all the symptoms listed above. I would schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluates. Simple nasal congestion or allergies can be the culprit as well. ...Read more

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Migranes. And sinus?

Yes?: What is your question? Sinus issues can certainly cause headaches, not migraine headaches, but rather sinus headaches. ...Read more

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Can my nasal sinuses cause tooth pain?

Can my nasal sinuses cause tooth pain?

Yes: The roots of the bicuspid and molar teeth sit just below the lower portion of the maxillary sinus, and inflammation in the sinuses can produce dental pain. But often, if there is apical root disease in those teeth this can result in secondary sinus infection. See a good ENT doctor and they will work this out. ...Read more

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Willcefdinir help wisdom tooth infections?

Yes BUT: If the infections keep returning the best thing to do is have the wisdom tooth removed. ...Read more

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Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes?

Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes?

Sinus swelling: Runny, stuffy, congested nose with pressure behind the eyes, and sometimes post nasal discharge are suggestive of chronic rhinitis. Appropriate evaluation by ear nose and throat specialist and or allergist will be helpful. Medicines to help symptoms and possible immunotherapy (allergy injections) , if indicated, will be helpful. Humidity changes can affect the symptoms. ...Read more

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Chronic sinus drainage?

Chronic sinus drainage?

Pain: As a year long allergy sufferer, i can understand this problem first hand. Post nasal drip is annoying to you and frustrating to treat for us. Please humidify te air you breathe at night and try to keep your nose from getting stuffed up an inflammed. It may take weeks to settle down. ...Read more

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Headaches and face numbness; sinus infection or migraines?

Headaches and face numbness; sinus infection or migraines?

Magnesium Deficiency: Fine tune you wellness program with vits minerals, stretching yoga and massage. A good deep tissue specialist will unlock your neck, shoulders and jaws to turn off the headache triggers. Acupuncture is my treatment of choice. Magnesium glycinate as in kal branded is one of the best. Epsoms salts soaking is a great way to peace and quiet. Stay away from opiates, soma, (carisoprodol) ultram and butalbital. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Yes: Yes. Make sure that you have the sinus condition under control before flying. Take along antibiotics, decongestants and pain medication just in case. ...Read more

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Tooth abscess or mastoiditis symptooms?

Tooth abscess or mastoiditis symptooms?

Different symptoms: See your dentist if you think you have an abscess in your mouth or you have dental pain. Mastoiditis needs immediate care by an md. ...Read more

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Best OTC meds for sinus infection and earache?

Best OTC meds for sinus infection and earache?

Sudafed if no HBP: Sudafed is a great decongestant and helps with ear pain. You need to ask the pharmacist because it is kept behing the counter. If you have high blood pressure, do not take sudafed. If you are anxious, you may not want to take sudafed either. It can cause palpitations and make anxiety worse. Vitamin c 500mg 3x per day is a natural antihistamine. Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to thin mucus so you can blow it out. ...Read more

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Sinus infection home remedy?

Sinus infection home remedy?

Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent.Blogspot.Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home.Html for other ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...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 a sinus toothache still have sensitivity when tapped?

Can a sinus toothache still have sensitivity when tapped?

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 more

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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

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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 more

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Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?

Dangerous condition: Severe facial swelling is not found with trigeminal neuralgia. This is likely caused by an infected (abcessed) tooth. Infection in the head and neck region is a serious condition. You should seek medical/dental care immediately. ...Read more

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Does panadol (acetaminophen) sinus work for toothache?

Does panadol (acetaminophen) sinus work for toothache?

Toothache: Panadol/ Acetaminophen is a mild pain killer. It is possible you might get some relief from the medication, however its also possible it will not help your toothache! in any event a visit to the denist would be in order to treat your toothache. ...Read more

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What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage

What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage

Sinusitis: Inflammation of the maxillary sinuses will often result in pain in the maxillary molar and premolar area. The roots of these teeth are in such close proximity to the floor of the sinus that the pain becomes referred. ...Read more

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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 more

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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?

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?

Not really: His six year old first molar are coming in Just put some over the counter anesthetic behind his last tooth it will make him feel better . ...Read more

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Pain right side of face x 3 weeks. No swelling. All top teeth right side tender. Pain by nose and cheekbone. Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold. Painful to chew on that side. No nasal discharge. Toothache or Sinus? How tell the difference?

Pain right side of face x 3 weeks.  No swelling.  All top teeth right side tender.  Pain by nose and cheekbone.  Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold.  Painful to chew on that side.  No nasal discharge.  Toothache or Sinus?  How tell the difference?

Could be either: your upper teeth sit in the wall of the maxillary sinus that is beneath the cheekbone. They could be the source of infection, or the pain could be referred to them by a sinus infection. Teeth not sensitive makes it seem more like sinus. Warm Xlear rinse could help. Three weeks is a long time and infections in this location could become serious. You probably need to have an exam/ x-ray done. ...Read more

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Toothache or allergy/sinus flare up, what's the difference?

Toothache or allergy/sinus flare up, what's the difference?

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 more

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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 more

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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 more

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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 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

See Drs: Could be infected sinus, infected tooth/jaw, infected throat. Please see both your dentist and your physician. Referral to endodontist, oral surgeon, ear/nose/throat specialist, may all be in order. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Suffering sinus infection/no stuffy nose,severe toothache&pain over right cheek,ear 5 months now,I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxi clav 1w.Is it efficace?

Suffering sinus infection/no stuffy nose,severe toothache&pain over  right cheek,ear 5 months now,I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxi clav 1w.Is it efficace?

See an ENT: Sinus inflammation and earache that persists for three months or longer considered as a chronic sinusitis. It is recommended that you see an ear, nose and throat specialist for the appropriate diagnosis and treatment for this disease. Take care. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Yes: An infection in the sinus can have a wide effect on how you feel and cause all the symptoms listed above. I would schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluates. Simple nasal congestion or allergies can be the culprit as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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


Dr. Louis Gallia
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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