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Toothache And Swollen Jaw
I broke my lower right wisdom tooth. Pain in tooth, jaw, ear and gland under ear. Can it spread to upper jaw? Also pain cheekbone, orbital bones, temple
Swollen cheek jaw Pain, ear sensitve started overnite,treated antibiotics thinking lymph nodes swelling,but no use.seen dentist,xrays teeth fine ,help?
Investigation: See Endodontist for 2nd opinion to rule out most probable cause, tooth infection. See PCP or ENT to rule out ear/throat infection. See Periodontist to evaluate for gum infection. If you have a tooth infection it may take 24-48 hours for antibiotic to begin controlling spread of infection. If tooth infected, the tooth will require Rx or infection will return after pills discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See Your Dentist: Unfortunately you need to see your dentist so that they can take a radiograph (xray) and do an examination to determine why your glands are swollen. Typically, if a lower tooth has a large cavity, your glands can swell due to the fact that they are filterin bacteria from that part fo the face. Fortunately, your dentist can make the right diagnosis and take care of the problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.
Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain/nodes: Possible infection of teeth (abscesses) or gums. Possible traumatic occlusion from malocclusion requiring Orthodontic care. Possible parafunctional habits. Possible gum disease. Possible wisdom tooth eruption problem. No clear cut answer available without examination and x-rays. In other words, please call your Dentist for evaluation and either treatment or referral to appropriate specialist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tender lump at gum line on top right. Jaw pain and earache. Some pain in neck. No real tooth pain.
3 days of pain. Back wisdom tooth, swelling of the gums, cheek, jaw hurts, neck hurts, headache. Hurts to open mouth and swallow. What should i do?
Dentist vs doctor: Given your symptoms, go see your health care provider, either dentist or FamilyDoc. I'd lean towards former first. If you don't have a dentist or can't get in over wknd, go to emergency department for evaluation. Difficulty swallowing is worrisome for several dangerous & emergent conditions, so don't wait or delay. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pain behind last tooth upper right. Pain spreads to right ear and front neck. White spots in my mouth. Can open mouth wide. Swollen neck glands.
Dull achey toothache..last tooth on upper right side. pain in jaw going up my temple and head.wisdom teeth out have teeth grinding prob WorseInMorngs?
Possible: The complexity of the head and neck area never ceases to amaze me. The intimacy of the vessels, nerves and sinus and lymph chain of this area hold many surprises. Usually upper teeth are involved but it is possible, and it would be wise to have this type of symptom evaluated by your dentist to determine if it is dentally related. If it is not, then the next stop is your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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