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Pain while eating, aching jaw, headache, fever, wisdom teeth coming through. Cause?

Hi, so my wisdom teeth have been coming through for a few months now. The pain was particularly back on Wednesday night but it was a public holiday so I went out. We all drank a fair bit. The next day I assumed good Hurt my stomach because of alcohol. It's not 4 days later I still get pain everytime I eat , feel nauseous , have no appetite, aching jaw , headache and fever. Is my teeth making me sick?
Asked On : Wed, 1 May 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Thanks for writing,

Yes definitely, these can be the symptoms caused by erupting wisdom teeth. Headache, fever and even jaw aches are common.

You need to visit a dentist and get antibiotics and anti inflammatory analgesics prescribed for yourself. This will reduce the symptoms to a great extent. Use warm saline rinses to get symptomatic relief till you visit your dentist. Also a antiseptic mouthwash 2-3 times a day would be helpful. Maintain good oral hygiene.

Stay healthy,
Thank you, Dr. Tarush Thakur
Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Thanks for writing in.
The pain,fever,headache is due to the pressure from erupting wisdom tooth.
I would suggest you to get it checked clinically by a dentist.
Tooth has to be either extracted or flap overlying tooth has to be removed to enhance tooth eruption.
Take medicines after consulting with your dentist.
Meanwhile,discontinue alcohol consumption as it can aggrevate pain.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Gargle using warm saline.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Wisdom tooth is the last tooth to errupt in the oral cavity and is often tilted, malaligned and impacted in the jaw bone. The area is difficult to clean and causes food accumalation inflammation and sometimes pus formation near the overlying gums known as PERICORONITIS.
I would suggest you to visit an Oral Surgeon get the checkup done take an OPG radiograph and plan for the extraction of wisdom tooth.
Take complete course of antibiotics and analgesics.
Use lukewarm saline gargles and antiseptic mouthwash rinses.
Maintain a good oral hygiene.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Sonia Nayab's  Response
hi there
thanks for asking your query

eruption of wisdom tooth is often followed by pain,swelling and discomfort
sometimes wisdom tooth didnt get enough space to erupt and become impacted causing pain and force to adjacent tooth
in such case it should be extracted
get an OPG done to evaluate its eruption path,if it is impacted,partially erupted or misaligned then go for its extraction
meanwhile take synflex 550mg as a painkiller
maintain good oral hygiene
gargle with saline water
hope this wil help
Answered: Wed, 1 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
Hello there ,

Thanks for writing your query,

Wisdom tooth is the last tooth to erupt in the oral cavity and often its eruption is associated with symptoms like pain and discomfort in eating , difficulty in opening mouth , swelling in the jaws ,aching jaw , headache and fever.

wisdom teeth are often tilted in position and impacted in the bone , gums overlying the tooth usually undergoes inflammation known as pericoronitis .

This gm infection may lead to nausea , loss of apetite .

i would suggest you to go for symptomatic treatment at home like gargling with lukewarm saline water or antiseptic mouthwash like chlorhexidine or betadine.

You may need to get an OPG radiograph done for you which will show the exact position of the tooth, consult a dentist and get the tooth extracted surgically.

i hope this helps ,

take care.
Answered: Wed, 8 May 2013
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