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My 11year old son has a molar trying to come in it has not

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Hello my 11year old son has a molar trying to come in it has not broke the skin yet ..he is complaining of jawand ear pain..is this normal?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Stewart Shernan replied 1 year ago.

Hello there - yes, the pain you seem to be describing sounds normal. There is a phenomenon know as "referred pain". This is an issue where a problem from one tooth radiates to a different or adjacent area. If the pain is significant over the counter pain medication is indicated. If the pain persists I would certainly recommend consulting with his dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment.

Hope this helps.

Dr Shernan

Expert:  Stewart Shernan replied 1 year ago.

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Thanks,

Dr Shernan

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