dental care


Question by  genkirocket (6)

Can a tooth ache cause a migraine?


Answer by  enu (452)

Yes toothache can cause migraine. When there is a constant toothache for a long period which do not subside then it can give rise pain of neurovascular origin called migraine headache. it is difficult to suddenly detect a migraine if you have a toothache. So the surgeon would see into other possibilities associated with migraine.


Answer by  kd97 (733)

Yes, tooth pain can indeed trigger a migraine. Teeth are very close to the brain, where the migraines originate. Many migraine sufferers have reported that ANY kind of pain from the mouth, neck, upper back, shoulders, etc. can trigger a migraine. Certain other conditions may be present, and it is advisable that you see your physician for an exam.


Answer by  Melissa101010 (4405)

Yes, a toothache can cause a migraine, and it can also cause you to have an earache. Tooth pain can cause many other symptoms. Usually if you take some ibuprofen to help with the pain and rinse with warm salt water the tooth ache will most of the time ease up.


Answer by  anand26 (18)

tooth ache cannot cause a migraine,but tooth ache can cause a referred pain whith can be felt in the forehead,ear and neck ,this is why because nerve which is responsible for carrying the pain sensation for the particular tooth, supplys the other pain felt areas like the forehead,ear and neck aswell.

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