Suffering from right side of mouth hurts and headache. What could be the reason ?
The right side of my mouth hurts today. I can t tell whether its my cheek or gums or my teeth but it really hurts to chew. Its swollen. Its all been going on for a couple weeks now. But it doesn t stay on one side. It will sometimes switch to the left side. It gives me a lot of pain. What could be wrong with me? I ve also been getting headaches for maybe the last month. Could they be connected?
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You have not specifed your age , but according to your discription it seems that your wisdom teeth are errupting, as the wisdom tooth erruption is most oftenly painful condition ,you can have fever , swelling , difficulty in mouth opening, swollen gums due to food lodgment.
I suggest you to maintain good oral hygiene , take proper antibiotic and anagesic course as prescribed by dentist, gargle with warm saline water 3 to 4 times a day.Consult the dentist get the check up done.
For the headache you should consult the physician i dont think it has to do any thing with tooth.
hope this will help.
hello pain in mouth may be due to following impacted tooth infection in any particular tooth tmj trouble so what i would suggest is that you pay a visit to your dentist and get a complete readiographic and clinical examination done to find out the cause and cure accordingly switching of pain from side to side is indicative of impacted tooth or tmj trouble if its impacted tooth than you would need to get the tooth extracted or the flap above the tooth may be removed as erupting impacted tooth leads to impection of food particles in the gums and causes pericoronitis tmj troubles needs more of surgical invasive treatment in the mean while what i would suggest is that you maintain good oral hygiene and do a lot of luke warm saline rinses which has real good results hope this helps
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it needs proper evaluation by an ent specialist and dentist.
without examination its difficult to diagnose.
headache has many cuses like migrain,tension headache,sinusitis, eye problem
so better to rule out all these by consulting a doctor.take care
you needed to be examined clinically, to find the cause of the pain... headache is not much related to pain in the mouth.. common cause for headache is tension, refractive error of eyes, migraine etc..consult a physician..
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