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Upper Jaw Bone Pain
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
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Pain and swelling: Pain and swelling in upper jaw and face can be signs of a spreading infection. If you have these symptoms see a dentist right away, don't put it off, the problem will only get worse without adequate care. ...Read more
Anatomy and quality: There are anatomical restrictions that make the site either ideal or not: proximity to the nasal sinus is an important factor, as are the roots of adjacent teeth. It is more important to plan well, have spot on imaging and use proper case selection. The speed of the doctor is really unimportant, the quality of the diagnostics and the procedure are most vital. ...Read more
I am hearing that a dental implants takes as long as 6 months to properly osseointegrate into an upper jaw bone vs. Around 3 months for lower jaw. Yes?
Find the source: it could be a number of clinical problems that involve the chewing musculature,
the TMJ and associated structures, or both.
Find the cause: inflammatory, mechanical, rheumatic or collagen diseases.
Apply treatment accordingly. In most cases the treatment is conservative and reversible (non-surgical).
See tmd/tmj specialist. ...Read more
Woke up with a really swollen cheek with pain at the back by my jaw, and lower jaw bone pain, no toothache or gum tenderness, pain when I open to eat?
You need to be seen: Go see your dentist or ask for a referral to an endodontist or oral surgeon. The onset of swelling is suggestive of infection, and pain with opening might mean the infection has spread to the jaw joint space. Leaving it alone could result in progression that becomes serious quite quickly. If it is a tooth problem, your dentist can help point you in the right direction. ...Read more
Central sharp like pin stabbing in lower central chest at that bone. Pain radiates like a shock to jaw lasting seconds at a time. Standing upright brings it on. Norm cardiac workup. Low iron.
I have slight grind in my jaw since last week now my back teeth don't feel like mine, upper cheek bone pain at times - and jaw only opens about an inch?
I feel pain in my left side of neck, like if a vein is swollen, left collar bone pain everyday, left ear, left jaw, left shoulder, left varicocele?
Neck pain: Perhaps you have an infection or another condition that requires a doctor to examine you. Please visit one soon. ...Read more
Pain on the top of my shoulder when pressed or when move arm above head. It almost feels like it's bone pain. Had it about month.?
AC joint: Sounds like your acromioclavicular joint. There are exercises you can do for this online. Icing helps. Avoid over-the-shoulder exercises. ...Read more
Is it typical to wake up with a bit of jaw/bone pain after infection has gone down with antibiotics?
What could be the cause of neck and behind ear, on the bone, pain when breath in or when my head goes back or forward? Pcp found nothing wrong.
Do you have rheumatd: First we need to know if you have a confirmed diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (ra)? If you do, then this neck pain can be related to RA and should respond to pain meds that you have used for treating your ra. You need to ask your treating doctor about how to manage the neck problem which can arise from arthritic problem in your cervical spine (neck). Tylenol (acetaminophen) take every 6 hourly would help for now. ...Read more
I have bone pain in arms ad legs, when laying down I get pain in my right side from head to foot and the left side goes numb.
Need a medical exam: You should go see your doctor for a complete physical exam. He/she may order some tests to find the cause of the pains. I can not figure out the nature/cause of your problem but my guess is it is stress- related, yet we would need more medical information before being able to help you fully well. ...Read more
No fever. Facial bone pain, headache. Bad taste. Tender teeth and gums, bleeds when brushing. No redness. Feel pressure in cheeckbones turn head.
Gum disease: Those symptoms suggest an oral infection related to the gums. See a dentist! ...Read more
33week preg, blocked nose, pain on temple, worse when bending, jaw ache and cheek bone ache, aches down side of neck too and abit when swallowing?
Sinusitis: This sounds like sinusitis and it is necessary to see your obstetrician or physician/provider taking care of you during your pregnancy. You must be screened for strep pharyngitis! This is treatable in the third trimester using safe medications. You might want to try nasal saline initially or if you feel brave, a neti pot using sterile saline. ...Read more
Pain in upper jaw (not teeth, more cheek bone). Dull but intense, only left side Been battling a cold/cough for a week or so.?
Help docs! I had 2 dental implant done in my front-upper jaw. Is this normal for bone-grafted dental implant?
If the dentist performing the procedure determines that the site does not have enough bone,
you will need bone graft to help the implant stabilize. If there is not enough bone, the implant will fail.
check with the dentist to determine if bone graft is needed.
you can send me xrays for a second opinion
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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more