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Does a toothache make your blood pressure go up?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Any kind of pain can cause the blood pressure to increase a bit, but not always.

In brief: Possibly

Any kind of pain can cause the blood pressure to increase a bit, but not always.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pain in general can raise your blood pressure.
However, this may not be the only cause of your high blood pressure. I would have your condition checked by your physician and your toothache treated by your dentist.

In brief: Yes

Pain in general can raise your blood pressure.
However, this may not be the only cause of your high blood pressure. I would have your condition checked by your physician and your toothache treated by your dentist.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dr. Richard Ruden
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Could

Any infection in the body can cause bold pressure to increase.

In brief: Could

Any infection in the body can cause bold pressure to increase.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dr. Richard Charmoy
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Only temporary

it would not cause a permanent blood pressure problem or a cardiovascular disease.
See your dentist and fix the problem.

In brief: Only temporary

it would not cause a permanent blood pressure problem or a cardiovascular disease.
See your dentist and fix the problem.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

Yes, pain potent stimulus to raise blood pressure.

In brief: Yes

Yes, pain potent stimulus to raise blood pressure.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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