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Can the herpes zoster virus affect nerves that innervate teeth and cause tooth and jaw pain?

4 doctors weighed in
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In brief: Yes

Yes, more unusual area than normal, but Herpes Zoster can effect any nerve or dermatome.

In brief: Yes

Yes, more unusual area than normal, but Herpes Zoster can effect any nerve or dermatome.
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: YES

The infected nerve roots can cause referred pain depending on the site of the outbreak

In brief: YES

The infected nerve roots can cause referred pain depending on the site of the outbreak
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