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Could a bad dental bone infection cause thyroid problems?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thyroid

No.

In brief: Thyroid

No.
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
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Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No.

These two problems are not related.
However, if a dental bone infection were to go untreated, it could spread to the neck. The inflammation and infection could wrap around the thyroid. Once in the neck, it can even spread down into the chest.

In brief: No.

These two problems are not related.
However, if a dental bone infection were to go untreated, it could spread to the neck. The inflammation and infection could wrap around the thyroid. Once in the neck, it can even spread down into the chest.
Dr. Phil Zapanta
Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Dental infection

Only if you have a hyperthyroidism.
It can initiate thyrotoxicosis.

In brief: Dental infection

Only if you have a hyperthyroidism.
It can initiate thyrotoxicosis.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry

In brief: No.

It is unlikely that a dental infection could itself result in thyroid problems.

In brief: No.

It is unlikely that a dental infection could itself result in thyroid problems.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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