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What causes tooth and ear ache? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Mar-2014
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User:My teeth are sore and my ear is too. Been on ammoxician and is not helping because I thought it was sinus. Could a tooth problem make you feel that bad?
Doctor:I am Dr. Mazumdar
Doctor:I am reading you query now
Doctor:Tooth problems are known to cause referred pain into the ear
Doctor:They are commonly complained off
Doctor:In such a case along with antibiotic like Amoxicilin I prescribe a good pain reliever like Ibuprofen up to 600mg one shot
Doctor:Did you follow my reply?
Doctor:Are you there
User:I should go to the denist?
Doctor:You can buy MOTRIN / ADVIL if it pains you
Doctor:Yes you can go to Dentist if the pain does not resolve
Doctor:to understand the root cause of the pain
Doctor:and get the right treatment
Doctor:For now I think you should not bear with the pain but instead take the Ibuprofen dose
Doctor:I hope you are not allergic to Ibuprofen or have stomach ulcers?
User:Thank you.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries on this?
User:No not allergic. No more. Thanks.
Doctor:Great, have a nice day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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