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I had a tooth extracted Two and a half weeks ago the area is swollen and painful and now I feel really sick I have cramps and pain all over and a feve?
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?
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
I am 9 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I went toothed doctor at 8 weeks and they heard a heart beat. Why do I have bad cramps all day and no bleeding.?
Growing uterus: The stretching growing uterus can cause cramping. ...Read more
What cause 2 period in one month and not have one this month. Now my teeth are bleeding and cramps? What cause that
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
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
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
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
I'm 6 days late on my period. I have cramps, body aches and I cant do anything im so tired, and my gums were bleeding when I brushed my teeth. Help!
Start by...: Seeing your dentist asap. Mouth/gum infections can harm the fetus as well as yourself. ...Read more
I'm on my period and feel mildly lightheaded and my teeth feel a tad like they're tingling. I've taken 6 Advil (ibuprofen) for cramps. Could that cause this?
DC That Use 2b yellow lotion like or thin white like wen brush teeth now it turnd pinkinsh & smell dead bladder startin to cramp & hurt wat std is dis?
Don't understand: Please rephrase, or have someone help you with spelling, punctuation, syntax. ...Read more
My front tooth keeps like feeling like it has a heartbeat or something almost like s mucsel spasm what is that? It dosent hurt the tooth is broken
Why are you waiting?: In your last post you were anxious about possibly having an infection... the longer you wait the better the chance you will. Please call a dentist ASAP ...Read more
My daughter fell and landed on her face. Now her tooth is black and I am worried if this is maybe permanent or will it be white again. She’s 4 years?
Trauma: Yes, the discoloration is probably permanent and indicates damage to the internal structures of the tooth. There may also be damage to surrounding bone and/or underlying permanent tooth. Your child should have been under the care of a Dentist, preferably a Pediatric Dental Specialist, since her 1st birthday. Dentist will therefore have baseline for comparison. See your daughter's dentist ASAP. ...Read more
What's your: Lifestyle? If you need to have your wisdom tooth (teeth) removed, discuss this issue with the surgeon who will be actually treating you. ...Read more
Post-op appointment: If pain persists or increases after 2 weeks, you should see your dentist/oral surgeon to exclude any pathologic disorder like dry socket. ...Read more
Alveolar Bone: All teeth are within the alveolar bone which is part of the maxilla (upper jaw) and mandible (lower jaw). ...Read more
I have a bone with s tooth like appearance, impacted into my left sinus passages. I am scared to get operated on. What do I do. Help please?
Don't worry!: If you have no symptoms now then it is not urgent. However, there are many qualified oral surgeons and periodontists that would take care of your situation. Just do some homework and you'll find the right person for the task. ...Read more
Is baking powder is gud for tooths. If s den tel me how to use. If not den tel me d disadvantages of using it.?
Could be........: I can't know for certain, but common causes of teeth eroding away in children of such a young age could be from caries, nursing bottle mouth syndrome or certain diets that erode away teeth. Common to certain areas of the world are betel nuts (areca nuts). It could any of these causes, a combination, or something else. See a general dentist or pedodontist for a diagnose and treatment. ...Read more
Tooth out area heals: The tooth sits suspended it's boney socket by tiny ligaments. Careful movement with dental instruments cause the ligaments to tear and the tooth to come out. Once out, blood fills the socket and the healing response begins. Bone attempts regenerate but is overwhelmed by a much faster in-growth of gums leaving a depression which ends up being a sealed healthly covering over a depressed socket. ...Read more
Different things: Many times people can tell me before I can see something. You may have hot/cold sweet sensitivity, feel a sharp edge, a lost filling or a loose tooth. If you think a tooth is breaking, get it checked. The results may be better than if you wait. ...Read more
It is normal: This is probably normal incisal edge translucency. Relax, it is a completely normal anatomical structure, especially among younger people who do not have much wear on the biting edges of their front teeth. ...Read more