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Will A Abscess Tooth Cause Pressure In The Head
A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more
Unlikely: I have seen a draining tract from a tooth abscess extending to the outside of the face on the cheek. However, as the tooth is extracted (too severe bone loss), the area heals well with minimal scarring. However, early treatment will be very beneficial and inexpensive than wait. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a tooth abscess cause tingling in one arm and the feeling of pressure in your face, nose, and jaw? or should I be worried it's something worse?
Can a upper tooth abcess cause pain in your ear and back of head and pressure feeling in head? I'm at the emergency room now but there taking forever
It's possible: The nerves that supply feeling to your teeth, and wisdom teeth, also supply sensation to the muscles of your face, head, and neck. While it will not cause spasms to these muscles, the discomfort from your teeth can be felt in all of those muscles and be felt as the same. Myalgia in these areas can also be related to tmj/tmd problems and should evaluated by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: It's unlikely. See a physician to rule out medical causes first. ...Read more
Use antibiotic and: Moist heat over the area involved.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was treated for an abscess tooth today. Had mild facial swelling on right side of face, but is getting worse. Is this normal?
It is not normal: A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The infection may spread to your jaw, face, eyes, 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. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Pain can be referred, meaning it could feel like it is coming from somewhere else (like your ear) but it is really coming from your tooth. You know the pain is referred if you treat the tooth and the earache went away. At the same time, TMJ pain can also imitate earache. Have your dentist perform a complete evaluation. ...Read more
What helps with a swollen face from a abscess tooth went to drs this morning the gave me amoxicillin?
Abscess: An infected abscessed tooth will cause surrounding tissues to swell as the infection spreads. Antibiotic will, in a few days, begin to limit spread of infection for as long as you take the Med. But to cure, all infected tooth material must be removed or infection will flare up again. Schedule appropriate treatment with your Dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took 3 hydro 15 on Saturday family gave them to me for a abscess tooth and will I pass a hair follicle and drug test?
1.Pain killers do not cure infections, only block the signals to your brain.
2. You should never take someone else's prescription medication, and they are violating the law by giving it to you.
3. 3 is a very heavy dose.
4. You need a Dentist, not someone with "spare" pills
5. Sorry about the drug test ...Read more
Big lower jaw abscess showed up over night from an abscess tooth can't get to a Dr until to marrow what do I do if it pops?
Warm salt water rins: Actually if it "pops" that means it's draining! That's a good thing since your dentist will incise and drain tommorrow anyway! If it pops, then keep it draining with warm salt water rinses. Until it drains the pressure will cause pain. Alleve or Advil (ibuprofen) will help until you are seen! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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