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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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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What does it mean when toothache pain spreads into my face?

What does it mean when toothache pain spreads into my face?

See a dentist: If your pain is getting worse you need to see a dentist. Increasing pain means that whatever is causing your problem (usually infection) is getting worse and you need treatment. Teeth are connected with the same nerve as some of your face. Facial pain indicates the nerve is getting more irritated. ...Read more

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4 months ago I started having tingling and pain throughout my left arm.. The pain spread to what appears to be a stiff neck also on the left, and pains directly on my spine.. Later I started having what appears to be toothaches, constant headaches.. Only

4 months ago I started having tingling and pain throughout my left arm.. The pain spread to what appears to be a stiff neck also on the left, and pains directly on my spine.. Later I started having what appears to be toothaches, constant headaches.. Only

Time to see MD: There are numerous ailments common to your symptoms. You need to be first evaluated by a physician to determine the source. The number of signs and symptoms require full examination and testing. The dental aspect can be done after ruling our more serious problems. Good luck. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you're arms and face tingle due to tooth pain?

What does it mean when you're arms and face tingle due to tooth pain?

Too long: It means you've waited too long to have the problem diagnosed and treated. Could be sign of spreading infection. Could be allergic response to a medication you're taking to try to mask the symptoms. Whatever the reason, you can't fix this yourself and it may be dangerous. Please seek help now. ...Read more

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What to do if I am getting a toothache with a headach on the top left side of my face?

What to do if I am getting a toothache with a headach on the top left side of my face?

Many possibilities: From toothache to sinus infection to neurologic problem, needs to be evaluated. See both your dentist and your physician for examinations. Could be 2 coincidental non-related sources. ...Read more

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What to do if i continue getting a toothache with a headach on the top left side of my face?

What to do if i continue getting a toothache with a headach on the top left side of my face?

See a dentist first: to rule out odontogenic (toothache) disease. Then see your doctor for migraine, facial pain headache evaluation, management or referral to orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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I have a weird toothache. When I am not chewing it hurts slightly. When I am chewing it doesn't hurt at all. What does that mean?

I have a weird toothache. When I am not chewing it hurts slightly. When I am chewing it doesn't hurt at all.  What does that mean?

Does sound weird: Weird things in medicine are often just unusual symptoms arising from common disorders. Toothaches come from cavities, eroded enamel, pulp inflammation, sinus infections, etc... Usually, chewing increases pain. If symptoms are mild, all the movement and other sensations during chewing possibly "drown out" the signals from the pain-sensing nerves? During the quiet of "not chewing", pain is sensed? ...Read more

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Can a normal toothache cause swelling of the face?

Can a normal toothache cause swelling of the face?

Toothaches: Toothaches don't cause facial swellings. Infections do. Teeth and or gums that are infected can cause swelling. Swellings can be from other sources as well. Any swelling warrants determining the cause and appropriate treatment. Start by seeing your dentist asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more