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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 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?

2 evaluations: See your Dental Surgeon ASAP. You may have residual infection that needs additional treatment and antibiotics. Also see your General Practitioner, you may have influenza. Bottom line, you need to be evaluated to be treated. ...Read more

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I have tooth pain and painful menstrual cramps. What can I take?

I have tooth pain and painful menstrual cramps. What can I take?

Meds. Dentist: OTC pain meds. Cramps and dental pain unrelated. See dentist for cause of tooth pain. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Maybe: 6 Advil (ibuprofen) at once unless spaced out is unhealthy. Its possible that this could cause some of your symptoms. I would stop taking the Advil (ibuprofen) and checked out at the Emergency Room ...Read more

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My 3yr daughter woke up with s grey front tooth, what should I do?

My 3yr daughter woke up with s grey front tooth, what should I do?

Wait: Tooth was injured or traumatized previously and the nerve (pulp) is now dead-no blood supply to tooth so the tooth turns dark or gray. If no infection occurs than wait till tooth comes out for permanent one to erupt. A pulpotomy -removing the nerve can be done if necessary. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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How will wisdom tooth (s) extraction affect my overall lifestyle?

How will wisdom tooth (s) extraction affect my overall lifestyle?

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

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My wisdom tooth removal site (s) still really hurts. What can I do?

My wisdom tooth removal site (s) still really hurts. What can I do?

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

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What do you call the area of bone (s) that #1 tooth is attached to?

What do you call the area of bone (s) that #1 tooth is attached to?

Alveolar Bone: All teeth are within the alveolar bone which is part of the maxilla (upper jaw) and mandible (lower jaw). ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.?

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.?

Toothpaste: Baking soda is very abrasive and rough on teeth like sandpaper is to wood. While baking soda is good at removing external stains, it can cause excessive toothbrush abrasion ...Read more

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Tooth eroding in 5 years?

Tooth eroding in 5 years?

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

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I have a whole in my tooth?

I have a whole in my tooth?

Hole in a tooth: See your dentist to have it repaired. ...Read more

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What produces double tooth?

What produces double tooth?

Developmental proble: It is called supernumerary tooth where when teeth are developing in a bud stage gets fused. Good luck ...Read more

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How to painlessly pull my tooth?

How to painlessly pull my tooth?

Anesthesia: Your dentist will inject the area with a local anesthetic. In this way the tooth can be extracted painlessly. ...Read more

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Is it okay to file my own tooth?

Is it okay to file my own tooth?

No: Would you do your own open heart surgery, or bunion removal, or cast your broken leg? Your dentist has spent many years training to do the work that you require in the quickest, most non-invasive way possible. Leave it to the pro's. ...Read more

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How can you fix a splintered tooth?

How can you fix a splintered tooth?

Most are repairable!: A dentist can repair even badly fractured teeth with composite resin filling material that matches your tooth color. Even if the entire crown, or visible portion, is missing: is fractured off, we can help you out. :) ...Read more

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What happens when a tooth is pulled?

What happens when a tooth is pulled?

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

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How to tell if my tooth is breaking?

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

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Why is my tooth a little transparent?

Why is my tooth a little transparent?

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