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Severely decayed teeth, pain in jaw, neck and ear with headaches, swollen lymph nodes. Help?

hi. my fiance has 4 teeth in his mouth that are severly decayed to where there is hardly any tooth left there and they are dark in color. they have been like this the whole 5 years that we have been together. within the last week he has experienced symptoms such as severe pain in his jaw, neck , ear, and headaches . also experiencing swollen lymph nodes, face in sore to the touch, congestion, and he even passed out yesterday evening. he will wake up sometimes with hallucinations i think. i am very concerned and we have no health insurance of any kind and we are very low income. can someone please help us and tell us what to do?
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Thanks for asking the query,

After reading your clinical history i suspect that you might had developed severe infection in the tooth
Pain in the jaw, neck, headache are due to dental reasons (radiating pain).
I would suggest you to visit the Dentist and get the checkup done take an x-rays of the tooth.
Depending upon the x-ray the treatment will be root canal treatment or extraction of the tooth.
Start with the course of antibiotics and analgesics.
Maintain a good oral hygiene use antiseptic mouthwash rinses twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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