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I have had severe pain all night. About 20 hours now on and…

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Hi Pearl I have...

Hi Pearl I have had severe pain all night

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

About 20 hours now on and off

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the dentist should know?

I was treated for trigeminal neuralgia about 9 years ago also I avoid the dentist I have lots of anxiety about it

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 3 months ago
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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 3 months ago

So sorry to hear of your pain/discomfort...

Do you have the pain radiating from certain area/s? Facial areas, tooth areas, etc.?

Thanks,

Dr. Rampton

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Hi, it's different every time with not much rest in between - maybe 5-10 mins with no pain then a long time with
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The pain goes from my jaw .. to my back or my chest etc
Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 3 months ago

There is the TMJ (joint) that can mimic/cause some of the problems which you have mentioned above. You may want to call a Dentist who works with TMJ patients, and try working with such person, as they may either be able to fix it for you, or at least likely know someone who can. Again; it's Dentist who works with TMJ patients. That would be a good place to start. I hope this helps you!!!

Dr. Rampton

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