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Went dentist docs advice had ear pai anyway dentist said jaw

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Hi went dentist docs advice had ear pai anyway dentist said jaw misaligned l had cosmetic teeth made years ago this dentist new one said bite wrong although teeth all met no gaps agreed new teeth to be made got them gap on one side. Now 10 days later gap gon but l sm dizzy shooting pains up face neck pain. Can you advise. Also have Appt with maxofacial on Dec 1st.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Such shooting pain is likely due to the nerve irritation at the jaw level. Trigeminal neuralgia is the likely diagnosis. Dental problem can cause this by irritation one of the nerve benches. You should see a neurologist ideally for further evaluation. Medications like Gabapentin can be used to adequately control the pain.
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