I have been to several doctors including an ENT for my ear problems. I have had sinus pain/ pressure/ and
migraines. The ENT subscribed something but it didnt work. The other doctor said theres nothing wrong with me.
Instead of saying, " I dont know whats wrong with you, I would have preferred that or recommend me to another doctor or specialist. In my mind, I was thinking I am fine but its all in my head, as my doctor pretty much put it.
So, I did some online researching and found out that I have tooth "abscess". I did notice this but didnt think it was serious. I visited a great dentist and he said that I have two teeth infections/ and abscess. One of the tooth infections was over a tooth that had a root canal ( about 15 yrs ago)
So, my dentist recommended extractions on both infected back teeth. He also recommended implants as well. I
was ok with this and didnt want to go through the root canal procedure again. Plus, extraction was recommended in my particular case.
I just got one tooth extracted today. The procedure was painless and very smooth. He prescribed antibiotics after
the extraction. ( maybe under my circumstance) So, now I am getting my second tooth extracted this week
while I am under antibiotics. So the procedure went well, and feel good.
However, I am concerned if the abscess/ and tooth infection went to my brain or spread throughout my
system. I have had painful migraines, sinus pain, ear pressure. Sometimes I just feel brain fogged and not as fast, smart as I used to be. I am worried that the infection spread throughout my system or brain.
Should I visit another doctor, and if so what type of specialist should I visit for the other questions. Or, should I
be OK and not worry ?
Have all of the necessary dental work complete & if you still have migrains and/or facial pain I would get a referral to a Neurologist.However I believe after all of your dental procedures are done most of your facial pain should be gone.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.