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Acute pain near the lower and upper right jaw - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Over the last few weeks, I have been experiencing an acute ache near the Lower and Upper Right Jaw which ultimately leads to some form of toothache and sometimes headache too. This is the first time which has happened. One peculiar point to be noted is that this situation occurs during night times only.
So, what do u think about this problem ? What might be the causes ?
I have not yet undergone any diagnosis and havent taken any precautionary medicines
Doctor :   There are a couple of tthings that i can think of one most importantly could be a carries tooth
Doctor :   of the upper jaw
Doctor :   and 2) needs to some sort of an infection in\ the Jaw
Doctor :   3) a Middle ear infection
Doctor :   and Temporomandibular Joint problem
Doctor :   Of which Carries tooth needs to be ruled out first and
Doctor :   then any infection of the ear
User :   i think i dont have ear infection
Doctor :   ok
User :   carries tooth may be the issue
Doctor :   that shall need and Examination to rule out since the symptoms might not be severe untill the infection is
User :   ok, i see
Doctor :   Do you have cavities in your tooth for some time now
User :   but why does this happen only during night times
User :   no cavities
Doctor :   YEs During the night you are more so relaxed and do not have any other things on your mind and also the infection causing organisms
Doctor :   are more active then and hence the pain is apparently more severe then
Doctor :   Are you being able to follow

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