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My face, jaw, bottom (rear) gums, and throat are intensely painful. Is there a home remedy, or do I need immediate medical help?
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Could you explain your situation a little more? How long have you had this condition? Do you have any teeth in this area that hurt? Is this face and jaw pain on both sides or just one side?Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible.
Yes, the rear, bottom teeth hurt. The pain is on both sides, and my face hurts, too. I noticed a slight jaw/face ache, a few days ago, but it went away. The pain extends into my throat and it's hard to swallow.
I've woken up, just this morning, with this condition.
Hi,Thanks for that additional information. It tells me a lot. One more question before I answer. For any reason is there congestion in your sinuses, a sinus infection or stuffy nose?
No congestion or stuffy nose, but deep inside, of my ears, hurts.
Dear Lorraine,Thank you for that additional information.
The inner ear, throat and sinuses are all interconnected and your problem most likely is related to an infection in one, both or all of these areas. Even if you do not sense any congestion in your sinuses, there is probably some pressure in them which pushes your upper teeth down a bit. This in turn makes your back teeth hit first when you bite down and you are noticing this mostly on your bottom teeth. I do not think your teeth play any role in your condition. It is vary rare to have both sides of you jaw hurt at exactly the same time when teeth are the source of the problem. I suggest you consult with a physician or ear, nose and throat specialist and find out where the problem/infection is coming from. They should at least put you on some antibiotics initially to get you comfortable while they diagnose the source of the condition. I hope this information helps.
If you have any concerns regarding this issue that I have not addressed, please let me know and I will get back to you with more information.
I'm quite hesitant to rule out the bottom teeth and gums, as the source. I've had abnormal wearing, of the enamel, on the bottom, rear teeth. And the ache is concentrated on the back, rear gums and the upper glands of my throat.
The dentin is quite exposed, and the ache is concentrated on the back, rear gums and the upper glands of my throat.Perhaps, I'm wrong, but I really think it's a dental souce problem.