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Can a bad tooth make you constantly feel sick

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can a bad tooth make you constantly feel sick
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Hello,

Thanks for putting up your question on Just Answer.

Yes, tooth related infections can bring about a feeling of general weakness and fatigue.

But this feeling of illness is not life threatening.

The only life threatening situation is when teeth get infected and the infection spreads to produce an anormous swelling under the tongue. This specific condition is called Ludwqig's Angina, and can cause difficulty in respiration.

Get the wisdom teeth treated/removed at the earliest !

Hope this answers your question. Feel free to contact me again for more information.

I wish you a speedy recovery !!!

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