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Wisdom Tooth Ear Ache
I removed my wisdom tooth 2 weeks ago, and I am experiencing some mild ear ache which seems to travel from extraction site up to the ear. Is it normal?
Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more
I have a wisdom tooth that started to hurt. It got so bad that I had a migraine and felt like a ear ache. Now I have a ball under my jaw that hurts?
See your dentist: If you know you are having problems with your molars I would suggest getting them out sooner than later. If your dentist has recommended having them out it would be wise to follow their advise. Inflammation can develop rather quickly around the wisdom teeth and can cause a sore jaw! Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A few things: I would be concerned of an infection of some type. See the doctor that did the work ASAP. ...Read more
Bottom wisdom tooth never came in. Had molar pulled a few years ago & now having jaw, ear pain, sore swollen gum where wisdom tooth is under gum.?
Impacted tooth: We could guess as to the cause of your problem or you could see a dentist to know for sure. I think the second choice is a better one. May be related to an impacted wisdom tooth or a number of other issues as TMJ and ear infection. Can be all related or separate issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi it's 3 weeks since my wisdom tooth extraction. I had earache in my left ear which I did expect but that's gone. Now I can't hear in right ear..
Wisdom teeth impacted and will be extracted in the meantime for the past week I have been having bad jaw pain & ear ache. Is this tmj or wisdom teeth?
Four wisdom teeth pulled last week and I have the biggest ear ache on right side. And throbbing pain in my first upper molar. Denist says not to worry?
Dry socket: The symptoms you describe are very classic for a dry socket. This happens when the blood clot in extraction site breaks down. This needs to be treated by cleaning out the site and placing a special packing. You need to be seen by an oral surgeon. Do not take no for an answer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had all 4 wisdom teeth pulled Thursday. I have an earache and headache on one side of my head. My jaw is a little sore as well. Is this normal?
Infected wisdom tooth removed 6d ago. Achey jaw/ear pain ystrday. Stitches out today--no dry socket but he put med pack anyway. Should I be concerned?
Ask your dentist: It seems as you dentist has the situation under control, wisdom tooth still causing pain after a week can be an issue, if the pain is tapering of I would say that you are on you way to a good recovery, but this should be best addressed by your dentist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello! I had my wisdom tooth extracted on Wednesday. Since Saturday I've been experiencing ear pain on the same side as the extraction.?
See oral surgeon: Most likely it is referred pain from the extraction site. See your oral surgeon to make sure and if there is any ENT involvement you will be referred. ...Read more
Yes,: Both normal eruption of wisdom teeth and pain from impacted and/or infected wisdom teeth can cause ear pain. If you are experiencing symptoms you should have an evaluation done by your dentist. This might include a panoramic x-ray and/or a referral to an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have severe ear pain on the same side as the infected wisdom tooth was taken out. Why do I have this pain & what can I do to get rid of it?
Lower wisdom tooth: The pain may be throbbing and radiate to the ear, throat, temporomandibular joint. When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer