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Doctor insights on: Tooth Pain And Heart Attacks

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,119 doctors shared insights

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


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3 days ago I bad tooth pain& all my gums have gone white , now I have chills sweats no appetite throbbing jaw feel sick fast heart white line in cheek?

3 days ago I bad tooth pain& all my gums have gone white , now I have chills sweats no appetite throbbing jaw feel sick fast heart white line in cheek?

Infection: You may have a severe infection of tooth/teeth, gums, underlying bone, etc. You must seek treatment immediately as infection seems to be spreading. Call your Dentist for an emergency appointment, and do it now. ...Read more

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I had a heart attack earlier this year. I'm no taking 7 tablets a day and I've now noticed my teeth are starting to brake. I've lost three so far.

I had a heart attack earlier this year. I'm no taking 7 tablets a day and I've now noticed my teeth are starting to brake. I've lost three so far.

See a dentist: for comprehensive evaluation, x-rays and treatment plan for your individual preventive treatment. Make sure that your dentist always has an up-to-date list of all the medicines you take. It also should include vitamins, herbal pills and OTC medications. ...Read more

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Can rotting teeth cause heart disease or a heart attack?

Can rotting teeth cause heart disease or a heart attack?

Yes: In addition to a correlation of periodontal disease and heart disease, decayed teeth that result in dental infections that go untreated can cause heart problems. There can be a spread of infection via fascial planes to the mediastinum, resulting in heart problems and death. ...Read more

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Doctor's opinion? My mother told me she is having pain in her teeth, her neck and in her left arm and says it could be a heart attack?

Doctor's opinion? My mother told me she is having pain in her teeth, her neck and in her left arm and says it could be a heart attack?

Believe her: Your mother probably knows her risks and what her doctor is treating and knows what she can expect. It is better to over treat or have leniency in our belief in these patients as time is of the essence in treatment and prevention. Get ems and send her to ed. Gather all info while waiting, all her meds, known conditions and allergy, ready for the ems. ...Read more

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Can weed cause heart attacks?

Can weed cause heart attacks?

Could: Mj is a plant that people burn just like tobacco and inhale lots of junk and reduction of oxygen in your blood. I would avoid anything that you will pay someone to get off. ...Read more

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Who is at risk for heart attacks?

Who is at risk for heart attacks?

Everyone: As they age , especially diabetics, those who smoke and have hypertension and high cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can coughing causes heart attacks ?

Can coughing causes heart attacks ?

Heart attacks: No, a cough cannot cause a heart attack. Why do you ask? ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more