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Can a rotten tooth cause face and head pressure?

Can a rotten tooth cause face and head pressure?

Possible: A rotten tooth can lead to infection that can also spread to other areas, including the nerves and tissue of the mouth and head. See a qualified dentist asap to make sure and treat, especially getting the tooth removed or treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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Can wisdom teeth cause neck spasms and head pressure?

Can wisdom teeth cause neck spasms and head pressure?

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 more

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Can wisdom teeth cause head pressure, dizziness and neck pain?

Can wisdom teeth cause head pressure, dizziness and neck pain?

Unlikely: It's unlikely. See a physician to rule out medical causes first. ...Read more

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Can decay in teeth be causing my head pressure and neck pain?

Can decay in teeth be causing my head pressure and neck pain?

No: In general pain from tooth decay is felt in the tooth area or in the jaw. It does not radiate to the neck. If you have tooth decay you should see a dentist soon as it can lead to an infection. ...Read more

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Could my wisdom teeth that have come in already except for one (they don't hurt) be causing head pressure& headaches along with a tight jaw and neck?

Yes, it's possible.: Even though you don't perceive pain in your wisdom teeth, they may still be causing pain somewhere along the path of their sensory nerves. This phenomenon is known as "referred pain." Nerve irritation at the base of your wisdom teeth can cause referred pain into the jaw, face and head. It can also cause secondary muscle tension of the neck, resulting in more pain. ...Read more

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Simple partial seizure- fuzzy feeling in head. Pressure in nose, teeth and neck pain can last hours?

Simple partial seizure- fuzzy feeling in head. Pressure in nose, teeth and neck pain can last hours?

Unlikely: Most simple partial seizures are shorter duration just few minutes--they are like aura to other seizures--most simple seizures are unlateral, meaning either right or left motor, sensory--at times psychic like deja vu or autonomic-- only sure way is to experience the same clinical experience with brain wave recording showing abnormal electric discharges, in one location in brain some times it is deep. ...Read more

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Ok. Told have otis media. Have head pressure. Slight temp. Diaherra. Bo appite.Light headed. Noticed tonsil has white puss. Thoughts on brain abcess?

Ok. Told have otis media. Have head pressure. Slight temp. Diaherra. Bo appite.Light headed. Noticed tonsil has white puss. Thoughts on brain abcess?

Brain abcess??: From your symptoms it's very unlikely you have a brain abscess. You would be a great deal sicker. Why not believe your physician's diagnosis of otitis media? Your slight fever, head pressure, throat drainage, light-headedness etc could all go along with ear infection. The diarrhea could go along with taking antibiotic for the otitis. ...Read more

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Does tooth abscess cause a lot of swelling or a just a bit?

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Does tooth abscess cause a lot of swelling or a just a bit?

See a dentist ASAP: Regardless, the size of the swelling, 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 treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can a tooth abscess cause permanant swelling and damage to face?

Can a tooth abscess cause permanant swelling and damage to face?

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 more

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Dr. Ronald Achong
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Tooth Abscess (Definition)

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