Toothache

Toothache can be due to tooth decay, tooth fracture, tooth injury, tooth abscess, infected gums, and grinding teeth. Infection of the tooth pulp (pulpitis) results in severe, throbbing, and continuous pain, especially at the night. Consult a dentist to diagnose and treat the cause of toothache.

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How to manage blood in saliva and mouth sores in the morning after waking up?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am having early morning blood in saliva for the past two months. I do not have any cough, chest pain, or any other general discomfort. I suffer from allergic rhinitis and under medication. I am also having toothache in the morning just after waking up and als...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. As you mentioned, you have a sore throat, rhinitis, and toothache. The pain can be from gum presented inside the mouth because there are no other symptoms such as cough or chest pain. Can you please tell me wheth...  Read Full »

Why am I getting radiating pain on the root canal treated left upper tooth?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having severe pain on my left side jaw and cheek, frequently for about two years. It seems it radiates from the last tooth of upper jaw and lower jaw. Both are root canal treated and crowned. The pain radiates from those two to the left jaw, cheek, and inner ear. I have seen many de...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may have an abscess related to root canal treated teeth. As the pain is only on the left side of face, and near to those teeth, there might be a relation. Please attach your OPG (orthopantomogram), x-ray, and pictures of your jaw inside the mouth area where you h...  Read Full »

How to manage my broken molar tooth pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a broken molar causing a lot of pain and lethargy. I cannot afford a dentist and I fear about sepsis. It has broken over a year but now pains a lot and making me feel feverish.  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and the attached image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Lethargy and elevated temperature are classical signs of infection from sepsis. As your lower left second molar is grossly carious leading to root stump, it is gettin...  Read Full »

Why am I having toothache with hard bump in the gum?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my molar tooth on lower right side and under it is a hard bump in my gum. The pain is only when I eat or touch bump or tooth. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ummah Mohammad

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. That bump seems to be an abscess collection from your explanation and the infection in your tooth has reached pulp. You should go to your dentist at the earliest, he or she will get your X-ray done and then treatment will begin. First of all, abscess drainage is a must ...  Read Full »

How to treat the infected tooth present with pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of pain on my right side upper and lower jaw. I have a wisdom tooth on the upper jaw. Before two days, the tooth directly below the wisdom tooth got broken, and it is causing pain. I am scared of going to the dentist. What can I do now? Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have an infection in the pulp in the lower right last tooth. It has caries, and there is an inflamed tissue present around it. In the case of partially erupting upper tooth, you can...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my ear when I chew?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old unmarried male. I am getting very sharp and heavy pain in left ear side, inside center part of the ear, whenever I chew or eat food. This was started 4 days back. But, it was not that much noticeable and today morning it has increased. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ear pain could be either due to a dental problem or nerve problem, a condition called trigeminal neuralgia. If it is dental problem it has to be addressed by a dentist. The treatment is either tooth extraction or a root canal treatment. Hence, first kindly get exa...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my lower tooth only on pressing or after chewing?

Query: Hello doctor, After taking a meal, when I press my tooth with an upper tooth, I feel the pain. Normally, it does not cause pain but after eating it occurs. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly upload an image of the painful tooth. Once I see, I will let you know the cause and walk you through the management needed to resolve it. Let me know whether any hard food or accidental bite upon a rice stone that might lead to a facture through and through, ...  Read Full »

I have pain in capped teeth with swelling of gums and face. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have two capped teeth in the top right back of my mouth, and they hurt for three days, but on the fourth day, I woke up and my face and gums were swollen. On the fifth day, I woke up and it was swollen double the size. There is no pus bubble, the gums are just swollen. The pain is u...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. As per your history, it looks like you are having buccal space infection because of the concerned teeth. The infection is spreading and it needs immediate management. You need to take the following medica...  Read Full »

I am having tooth pain because of broken tooth. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a lot of pain on my upper right side with a broken tooth. The pain is going up in my face to my head. Could you tell me what I can do? I have been taking Tylenol for pain.   Read Full »


Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need not worry. Your chief complaint suggests pain in the upper right back region which is due to a carious tooth (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So as far your emergency is concerned, you are advised to use following medications: Amoxicillin-Clavu...  Read Full »

Please suggest safe painkillers for toothache.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having pain inside my mouth. At the top of my mouth, it is like a bubble and so painful. The nerves are making me having a toothache on the right side of my mouth. I have had this for three days now and took a few painkillers. Now, my stomach hurts like bloating and twitching....  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got gastritis due to painkillers. Avoid spicy, fatty and oily food. Have some walk after having food instead of taking rest and take multiple small meals instead of heavy meals. Avoid smoking and alcohol if any. You can get prescribed tablet Pan DSR 40 mg (Domp...  Read Full »

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