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Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

ER. Oral surgeon: Chest pain should be evaluated in ER NOW. If heart ok, will likely prescribe antibiotics, pain meds. Then see oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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I got my wisdom teeth removed four days ago and I'm experiencing chest pain when I swallow. Is this normal?

I got my wisdom teeth removed four days ago and I'm experiencing chest pain when I swallow. Is this normal?

Absolutely not: What you describe is absolutely not normal and is also very unlikely related to the removal of your wisdom teeth. Chest pain can be a symptom of something serious. I suggest you see a physician asap! Also call the surgeon who removed your teeth and let him/her know what's going on. ...Read more

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My Wisdom Teeth seems to cause pain in my jaw, neck and chest. Hospital did EKG?

My Wisdom Teeth seems to cause pain in my jaw, neck and chest. Hospital did EKG?

Playing it safe: Wisdom teeth pain in jaw and neck are with the norm, but chest pain is not! It seems that the hospital you are at is bring thorough as any oral infection can attack your heart, causing catastrophic damage. So once this emergency episode is resolved, get those wisdom teeth extracted! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get my wisdom teeth pulled if I have a cough and chest pains?

Why risk it?: Chest pain = concern of heart condition.
Cough = risk of continued bleeding after the extraction.
Best to see a physician, clear up your symptoms and improve your chances of an incident free procedure with your dentist. ...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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I been having toothaches I think it's my wisdom teeth on the right side can it cause for a lymp node in back of my neck it don't hurt?

See Your Dentist: If you have pain and possibly a swollen lymph node, you might have a dental infection. Please see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is my headache, dizziness and neck pain caused from my wisdom teeth?

Is my headache, dizziness and neck pain caused from my wisdom teeth?

Maybe: As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause painful swelling on the lower jaw and neck?

Can wisdom teeth cause painful swelling on the lower jaw and neck?

Yes: Infection from impacted wisdom teeth can cause this. Your dentist may want to put you on antibiotics and/or drain any swelling. Or it is possible they may elect to extract immediately. Get this looked at asap! ...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 a wisdom teeth extractions cause referred arm and neck pain? The pain started about a week after the surgery when I went off of the pain meds.

Can a wisdom teeth extractions cause referred arm and neck pain? The pain started about a week after the surgery when I went off of the pain meds.

Possible: Everything is possible, but it could be just coincidental, check back with your dentist, and your physician, depending on the extraction and your medical condition there could be a lot of reasons why you have pain in your arm and your neck., these are not normal post operative symptoms. ...Read more

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Can impacted and cystic wisdom teeth cause a swollen lymph node on neck behind right ear?

Can impacted and cystic wisdom teeth cause a swollen lymph node on neck behind right ear?

Yes: Your infection requires immediate treatment. If not, it will continue to spread. See Oral Surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time? On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time? On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Yes: Yes, rotten wisdom teeth can cause all of the symptoms you describe. The solution is to have these infected wisdom teeth removed. An antibiotic can only help shrink the infection, it will not make it go away. You should make an appointment with an oral surgeon asap so they work with you to solve this problem. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause throat pain?

Can wisdom teeth cause throat pain?

Of course: The most common complaint associated with impacted wisdom teeth is pain. It is not unusual that a patient may have terrible headache, soreness or pain in the back part of the jaw, ear ache. Also sore throat, sinus or pain in the side of the face. It's called heterotopic pain. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Can wisdom teeth pain medication cause tightness in throat?

Possibly: Tightness in the throat, wheezing, ithy-ness, redness, and angioedema can be associated with an allergic reaction. Any itching in mouth?

Stop med and call your doc...He/she can prescribe a diiferent med. ...Read more

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If my nieces wisdom teeth are coming in, can it cause fever, sore throat?

Yes: Chances are there is some infection going on in the gum tissue around these teeth. At her age if the teeth are just starting to come in, chances are she doesn't have enough room for them. She should see her dentist about having them removed. She may also need an antibiotic to help with the infection. ...Read more

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What can cause bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth?

What can cause bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth?

Bad taste: Without knowing the taste description, it is harder to be specific. However, any strange taste often suggests infection. Especially after a tooth was removed and if you suddenly notice a strange taste or drainage in throat, please see your oral surgeon/dentist to rule out infection, as it is easier to treat it sooner than later. The bad taste may come from surgical dressing in the socket, possibly. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth are in pain and I had pain in my neck and jaw yesterday. Could this be infection? If if so what should I do?

Wisdom teeth are in pain and I had pain in my neck and jaw yesterday. Could this be infection? If if so what should I do?

See a dentist: A dentist specializes in the teeth and oral cavity issues. If you have some problem with your wisdom teeth or an infection, they would be able to diagnose you and treat you best. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was put under yesterday for wisdom teeth removal. Is horrible neck and back pain after surgery normal?

Not really: Maybe your neck was in an awkward position during the surgery and you sustained a bad sprain. If not better with pain meds and heat, rest, then see the dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more

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There is a lump in my neck I have had bad teeth for years but here lately there is not one day that I am not in pain I still have my wisdom teeth but they are not crocked just pressing......In the last couple of days I have began to notice that my entire

There is a lump in my neck I have had bad teeth for years but here lately there is not one day that I am not in pain I still have my wisdom teeth but they are not crocked just pressing......In the last couple of days I have began to notice that my entire

You: You need to see your doctor and be seen immediately for this. In the setting of a recent infection and being on antibiotics, to now have face swelling and a "ball" in your neck, with chest pain, is very concerning for a serious infection. Please be seen immediately. If your doctor cannot see you then you will need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?

2 separate problems: 1. Neck and lower head pain. See your PCP.
2. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Three month following surgery it's not OK. Time to call your dentist and to check the gum pain. Maybe another tooth needs attention? ...Read more

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Front neck pain into clavicle area burning pain to tip of shoulder. Top wisdom teeth out a week ago any correlation

Front neck pain into clavicle area burning pain to tip of shoulder. Top wisdom teeth out a week ago any correlation

Evaluation Needed: It could be connected but it could not be connected as well. I'd go back to the doctor to be evaluated to at least see if the surgery caused the pain. ...Read more

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Can I still get referred head and neck ache/pain a week or so after 2 wisdom teeth extracted they were badly decayed 1 hour on each to get them out?

Can I still get referred head and neck ache/pain a week or so after 2 wisdom teeth extracted they were badly decayed 1 hour on each to get them out?

Reevaluate: By a week post-surgery you should be feeling better. If not, return to the Surgeon who treated you for reevaluation. You may have dry socket (clot wash-out resulting in bone infection). ...Read more

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Got wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago, I have a tender spot that's moved from my jaw down the side of my neck, not spreading or worsening no fever, bad?

Got wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago, I have a tender spot that's moved from my jaw down the side of my neck, not spreading or worsening no fever, bad?

WNL: Sounds within normal limits. At your age, what you are likely experiencing is a small amount of blood tracking down your upper neck. Non concern. You may get a ecchymosis (bruise) in this area. Also OK. If problems develop, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I am having ear pain and stiff neck 8 days after having my wisdom teeth removed. Do I go back to the dentist or to a doctor for this?

I am having ear pain and stiff neck 8 days after having my wisdom teeth removed. Do I go back to the dentist or to a doctor for this?

Dentist: Start with the dentist who did the surgery (he or she is a doctor too!). The dentist will decide on your future care needs. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more