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I have intense cramps in my left arm and pain in jaw that feels like toothache. I also get left arm spasms and cramping from time to time. My tooth pain is intense. What should I do?

I have intense cramps in my left arm and pain in jaw that feels like toothache. I also get left arm spasms and cramping from time to time. My tooth pain is intense. What should I do?

See dentist and MD: See your dentist. Dental pain can be intense. If there is inflammation in your jaw muscles, this can radiate to the back of the neck and possibly the arm on the affected side. See your doctor and get your electrolytes checked. ...Read more

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Cramp like tooth pain to hot foods.light tapping causes ache. xrays shows nothing. Endo say root canal not necessary. am uncomfortable, what next?

Cramp like tooth pain to hot foods.light tapping causes ache.  xrays shows nothing.  Endo say root canal not necessary.  am uncomfortable, what next?

Endo second opinion: In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan. See a board certified endodontist. ...Read more

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What cause 2 period in one month and not have one this month. Now my teeth are bleeding and cramps? What cause that

What cause 2 period in one month and not have one this month. Now my teeth are bleeding and cramps? What cause that

Need examination: Cannot speak to your bleeding and cramps issue, see an obgyn. Teeth, however don't bleed. The gums around the teeth can bleed. Can be from gum disease and may be exacerbated by blood pressure issues. Please call your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can i get pressure/cramps in my head from clenching my teeth? Also I have bad teeth one is decayed quite bad what are my chances of getting meningitis

Can i get pressure/cramps in my head from clenching my teeth? Also I have bad teeth one is decayed quite bad what are my chances of getting meningitis

Yes and Low: Tooth clenching can lead to TMJ problems which often increase muscle spasms in the head and neck region. It can also involve migraine like headache symptoms. The chances of getting meningitis from a tooth infection are small but it can happen. Best bet is to see a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation pronto. ...Read more

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Left calf and hip go into a cramp if i move it into certain positions.Have had back spasms in past. I grind teeth which causes referred pain in back?

Left calf and hip go into a cramp if i move it into certain positions.Have had back spasms in past. I grind teeth which causes referred pain in back?

Not related: Grinding your teeth has no direct effect on your back or muscle cramping. However, grinding you teeth may indicate a heightened anxiety state which could cause muscle cramps . If this persists you should see a dentist about your tooth grinding for possible use of a mouth guard to prevent this .Also see your physician to make sure there is no other medical problem causing your back pain. ...Read more

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I'm on BC. I had light bleeding 4 days before my reminder pills. Does this count as my period? I've had diarrhea,cramps, headache and teeth pain

I'm on BC. I had light bleeding 4 days before my reminder pills. Does this count as my period? I've had diarrhea,cramps, headache and teeth pain

Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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I've taken 2 Advil (ibuprofen) at least every 6 hrs today for period cramps and now I feel lightheaded and my teeth tingle. Is this the cause?

I've taken 2 Advil (ibuprofen) at least every 6 hrs today for period cramps and now I feel lightheaded and my teeth tingle. Is this the cause?

Probably not: The normal dosing of Advil (ibuprofen) is 200-400 mg every 6 hours. Prescription Ibuprofen can be written for up to 800mg every 6-8 hours. The bigger factor given your chart would be the history of anxiety and Hypochondria. Drink plenty of fluids and try to relax, you should be fine. If symptoms persist see your physician. Good luck. ...Read more